After Moises was killed, his brother asked us to write to the American official who denied his asylum claim.
Politics & Society
“In the wrong hands, forgiveness can become a kind of tyranny.”
The president has been slow to condemn acts of hatred against religious minorities. Moral leaders are stepping into the vacuum.
“At any given moment, I may need to be a psychologist, centurion, street lawyer, or soothsayer.”
We should limit political activity by churches—but not speech from the pulpit.
Faced with someone trying to deny me shelter from the rain, I thought, are you kidding?
Chuong Nguyen, who came to the U.S. when Saigon fell in 1975, recently offered his citizenship to someone escaping Syria.
John Edgar Wideman counters the official record of Emmett Till’s father with a more empathetic version.
Be an activist. But approach it with intention, care, and clear limits.
American liberty has been corrupted, and it’s up to us to restore it.