In 1964, Mimi Ford jumped into a pool—and changed the course of history.
Accepting the call to Black motherhood without averting my eyes from the spectacle of Black death
Two new books invite us to learn from what others have loved about the civil rights icon.
Kerry Connelly and Layla F. Saad offer primers for White people in various stages of antiracism journeys.
Five new books about ethics in today’s world
Four new books that are shaping theological conversations
Four new books about biblical texts and their reception
The verdict of a court is not the final verdict of a society.
“Practicing to be a contemplative," says Zen priest Sensei Zenju, "you’re learning to be embodied and to be boundless at the same time.”
We began to understand why James Baldwin called US history “more beautiful and more terrible than anyone has ever said about it.”
In the private journals of contemplative thinker Thomas Merton, Sophronia Scott found guidance for how to live in these fraught times.
Onaje X. O. Woodbine’s book about a Black woman’s life is a model of ethnographic work that centers the voice of its subject.