Neeraj Mehta 06-24-2009
Why are people poor? I remember being asked this question 10 years ago while training for a program I was volunteering with.
Every day across America we see self-segregation in lunchrooms, in classrooms, and in church pews on Sunday morning. But how about online?
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
Seth Naicker 05-19-2009
In this hour, amongst everything else that is on my mind, I am mindful of the 19th of May, 2009, marking the birthday of a mystic activist and voice of justice.
Eugene Cho 05-15-2009

I'll be honest. I get timid writing these kind of posts. I'm scared of being labeled an angry or bitter Asian. I'm scared of the emails that come in. I'm scared of being de-invited for speaking gigs

Kevin Lum 05-08-2009
Historically, the number of individuals who say they have no religious affiliation in America ranges between 5-10%, but a new poll conducted by Robert Putnam (of http://www.amazon.com/gp/p
Jimmy McCarty 05-07-2009

This past Friday, May 1, 2009, I joined with thousands of others across the country in marching for immigrant and worker's rights.

Alan Bean 04-17-2009

NPR's Wade Goodwyn has been working on this story ever since he attended the premier of the film American Violet at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hearne, Texas, three weeks ago.

Brian McLaren 04-16-2009

I've written a lot on Palestine and Gaza in recent years. Any of us who travel (or read) know that peace in the world can't be separated from peace in Israel -- peace for Jews, and peace for Muslim and Christian Palestinians.

Edward Gilbreath 04-14-2009
"Is colorblindness or multiculturalism better for minorities?" I missed http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/race/2009/03/is-colorblindness-or-mu...
Edward Gilbreath 03-10-2009
An article in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention this week.
Melvin Bray 02-19-2009
What?! Really... the editors of the New York Post thought this would work?
Eugene Cho 02-19-2009
Are you a coward? Chicken? When it comes to the issue of race, why are Americans [including Christians] so reticent and reluctant to engage in honest conversations? What are we scared of?
Nate Van Duzer 02-18-2009

It was very humiliating to be handcuffed in front of my family's business, in front of customers and neighbors.

Troy Jackson 02-17-2009

I have been studying the civil rights movement for over a decade, and continue to be amazed by the stories of courage and sacrifice that marked that heroic era in United States history.

Wendy Bilen 01-30-2009

I took my 11-year-old daughter to the Cheetah Girls concert a week after Election Day. Stood in line for 20 minutes with other moms to buy her overpriced popcorn and soda. Forked over the rest of the money in my pocket for a poster and some laminated thing dangling from a lanyard. Sat through throngs of tweens screaming "girl power" in upper octaves.

Jimmy McCarty 01-16-2009
The day after Barack Obama was elected president, I heard people say multiple times that we have now arrived as a "post-racial" nation and that it can now be said that anyone can truly be president
Lynne Hybels 01-15-2009
In 2001, my husband Bill was jolted out of racial complacency.