Over the past couple of months, I've followed the unfolding story of Lubna Hussein, the Sudanese woman who
Most folks who've read my blog over some time should know that while I very much respect President Obama, I don't go ga-ga and drool over this man.
I suppose I'm asking for trouble by going here, but could someone explain to me the current controversy
There is an African proverb from Ethiopia that says, "When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion." What a graphic illustration of power that emerges as an outcome of networking, partnership, and
In the August 2009 issue of Harper's Magazine, Brooklyn-based writer Rachel Aviv penned an article titled "Like I was Jesus: How to Bring a 9-Year-Old to Christ." I was intrigued enoug
The government of Zimbabwe, in a groundbreaking move, dedicated this past weekend to renouncing political violence and promoting national healing.
Throughout history, individuals and institutions have cited the Bible to support injustices, such as "holy war" against infidels, the subjection of women, racism and slavery, and the abuse of homos
What lessons do we take away from the Jena 6 story? Six young men won't be dragging a felony conviction into adult life. That's reason for rejoicing, but as this saga approaches its third birthday, it's fair to ask if we have learned anything.
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.