These remarks were presented on October 13, 2009 at a press conference in Aurora, CO urging Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) to take a public stand in favor of comprehensive immigration reform.
I was recently talking with a European-American friend of mine who is also an evangelical. I am African-American and evangelical.
There is some good conversation going around God's Politics partner blogs about what role race is playing in the current wave of opposition to Obama's policies, including Rep.
A recent Center for American Progress report, http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/09/loving_thy_neighbor.html" href="http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/09/loving_thy_nei
"You lie!" yelled Representative Joe Wilson during President Obama's recent address before a joint session of Congress.
"If [state officials and the paramilitary groups] knew what we were telling you, we would be riddled with bullets as soon as we walked out that door."
Over the past couple of months, I've followed the unfolding story of Lubna Hussein, the Sudanese woman who
I approach the discussion about health-care reform from the perspective of an urban
Jim Wallis and other faith leaders from across America kicked off "40 Days for Health Reform"