February 10, 2017 -
On the second anniversary of the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, the foundation created to honor their lives has joined with Van Jones' #LoveArmy initiative for a campaign to encourage acts of kindness and service.
September 15, 2015 -
"I came here today because I believe from the bottom of my heart that it is vitally important for those of us who hold different views to be able to engage in a civil discourse," the U.S. senator and presidential hopeful told the crowd at Liberty University, an Evangelical Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia.
June 24, 2015 -
Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the NC NAACP and leader of the Moral Monday movement, delivered a sermon Sunday about the messages of the Charleston church shootings: that nine people were killed because their church fought racism, that racism is not just ugly words but policies often promoted through coded racist language, and that we need not closure but systemic change.
March 28, 2013 -
How different are Southern views about gay marriage? And are they changing fast enough for marriage equality advocates to win victories in Southern states?
May 9, 2012 -
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, discusses why we can't stop now in the fight for equality.
August 8, 2011 -
By Forrest Wilder, Texas Observer
August 4, 2011 -
With each passing day, Rick Perry's Christian prayer-and-repentance rally, The Response, seems like more of a mistake, a classic act of hubris by a politician still learning his way around the national stage. First, the backlash has been fierce, not just from the "usual suspects" like the ACLU and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, but also a wide swath of American faith leaders as well as gay rights activists. Just yesterday the Houston Chronicle reported that: