Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!
The Prison State of America
Chris Hedges and Rev. David Bullock: Christmas Charity and Revolution
The American Public Gets Distracted From Torture
Torture Report Defense
By Karen Elliott House $28.95
By Gina B. Nahai $25.00
truthdig.com / lapressclub.org
Mel White took home the top prize at the L.A. Press Club’s Fifth Annual National Entertainment Journalism (NEJ) Awards in the online critic category.
The true power of the Christian gospel is its unambiguous call for liberation from forces of oppression and for a fierce and uncompromising condemnation of all who oppress.
According to James H. Cone’s “The Cross and the Lynching Tree,” Jesus was crucified by the same principalities and powers that lynched almost 5,000 black people in this country. The lynching tree is the cross in America.
In this excerpt from “The Cross and the Lynching Tree,” James H. Cone writes that the gospel is found wherever the wronged struggle for justice.
View the most popular tags overall?
Did you know Truthdig is now a hybrid? Through our Truthdig Fund at Tides, you can make year-end, tax-deductible contributions to help us build a new journalistic model for 2015.