Washington

Rose Marie Berger 03-08-2011

On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights marchers attempted to walk from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in support of equal voting rights for blacks and whites.

Hannah Lythe 03-08-2011
[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news
Jeannie Choi 03-04-2011

A North Korean restaurant. Christian jerks. Bloody Sunday. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week.

the Web Editors 03-04-2011
In the strength of your spirit and inspired by your compassion, we make this promise to work for change which empowers the forgotten.
Jim Wallis 03-02-2011
In November, 2010, Marine 2nd Lt. Robert M. Kelly was killed by a landmine in Afghanistan. He became one of now nearly 1,500 young Americans to die there.
Shane Claiborne 02-28-2011

Growing up in the Bible belt in east Tennessee, I can remember an entire campaign built around "What Would Jesus Do?" There were WWJD bracelets, stickers, and T-shirts everywhere.

Betsy Shirley 02-22-2011

A few weeks ago, I got a free sermon on the metro.

Jacqueline Klamer 02-22-2011

More than a year after an earthquake stalled the country's economy, some business owners in Haiti have recovered and expanded production faster than expected. "The key word is innovation," says Daniel Jean-Louis, business professor in Port-au-Prince.

Hannah Lythe 02-22-2011
[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news and deve
Jim Wallis 02-18-2011

In as clear a statement as has been made, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep.

Ray McGovern 02-17-2011

As Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday condemning governments that arrest

Jim Wallis 02-17-2011
Congress is working on the federal budget for the rest of the fiscal year 2011.
Hannah Lythe 02-16-2011

The United States has already spent $3 trillion on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Cesar Baldelomar 02-16-2011

On May 30, 2009, a terrorist attack in Arizona ended the lives of two U.S. citizens -- a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter.

Chris LaTondresse 02-16-2011
President Obama released his budget proposal Monday, officially staking his position in what
Jeannie Choi 02-11-2011

Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:

Christine Sine 02-09-2011

Yesterday I received my email copy of ePistle, Evangelicals for Social Action’s weekly electronic communication. This article discussing the situation in the Ivory Coast and the former president Laurent Gbagbo immediately caught my attention:

“The Ivory Coast is on the brink of civil war, and chocolate companies could play a critical role in saving lives and bringing peace.

Ruth Hawley-Lowry 02-04-2011

Rosa Parks would have been 98 years old this Friday, February 4, 2011. As I watch the people in Egypt march, my mind goes to her legacy. Years ago she said, ?"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear."

Gary M. Burge 02-02-2011

For an entire week now we've watched tens of thousands of Egyptians march demanding a change in government. The police force has collapsed. The army is out in force. Residents are policing their own neighborhoods. President Mubarak is weighing his options. And the West is wondering what will happen next.

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