Racism is being incited and condoned, and now violence is being incited and condoned. So we will need to bring what Archbishop Desmond Tutu once called “a spirituality of transformation.” I remember when he preached that message from the pulpit of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. I had the blessing of preaching from that same pulpit this past Sunday, and I wanted to share the sermon I preached with you.
Listen to the segment here.
Ian Haney Lopez articulated like no one else has why Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) talking about race comes off as cold to my African-American ears. And his explanation highlighted for me not only how I believe Hillary Clinton gets it right, but also how discussions of race and “America’s Original Sin” of racism should be handled going forward.
While black churches have long led the charge against racism, the white Christian community has largely held back, says author Jim Wallis.
He's on a nationwide mission to change that, including in Portland.
Wallis's newest book, "America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America," is an indictment of white Christian apathy and inaction towards systemic racism. We interviewed Wallis about the book last week.
Listen to the interview here.
The leader of the Christian social justice group Sojourners says the young black Americans who have been killed by police are victims of deep, structural racial sins that go back to the founding fathers.
“Racism is in the air we breath and the water that we drink."
The Denver areas's best-selling books, according to information from The Tattered Cover.
1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
2. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
3. Midnight Sun, by Jo Nesbo
4. The Widow, by Fiona Barton
5. Georgia, by Dawn Tripp
6. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins
7. S., by J. J. Abrams
8. Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf
9. My Name Is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout
10. The Japanese Lover, by Isabel Allende
Donald Trump: How the tycoon's message of racism and hatred has struck a chord with Evangelical Americans
How the hell can anyone who calls themselves a Christian vote for Donald Drumpf?
That’s the question that needs to be asked as this racist, misogynist hate-monger who supports torture, ridicules the disabled and wants to ban all Muslims from America, comes ever closer to winning the Republican nomination and, potentially, the White House.
Listen to the full program here.