Many of the unlikeliest foot soldiers against women’s rights are conservative women bitterly oppressed by this system. Most will happily battle their sisters to gain the tiniest additional scraps rather than join with them to overturn the table and benefit everyone.
We can retreat from the demands of this age, hiding beyond excuses about civility or institutions, or we can engage aggressively and build a new order.
In the defining conflict of our time, pluralism will win, or America will lose.
Tell the truth as a white person among white people, and American racism loses a little more of its sanctuary, its shelter, its food. Truth is power.
When exploring evangelicals’ support for Donald Trump, your “broad brush” matters a lot less than the colors you paint.
You will know a tree by its fruit.
Perhaps, in realizing what America actually is, we can earn a chance to become what we always thought we were.
Diversity is about more than the humane tolerance of others, it is an evolutionary imperative. We will master a world of looser, more diverse cultural ties, or fall behind those who do.
If you haven’t seen these two films I’d encourage you to make watching them a Black History Month project.
Recalling King’s 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech has become a national liturgy on this day when we remember his life. After he died, King became America’s favorite black man, partly because his absence let us forget the rest of his prophetic legacy. Today, let’s review an excerpt from King’s …