Aug 14, 2017
Trump's Charlottesville statements offer white supremacists the thin cover of being only part of the problem.
Jul 18, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
The Republican congressman from Southern California, whose district is trending blue, tries to show he's aligned with constituents on issues including immigration and health care.
Belief & Religion
Dec 24, 2016
Every holiday season, we're told to think about Jesus. But how much do we really know about the man? We turn to a religious scholar, the Rev. Madison Shockley, to find out.
Aug 23, 2016
The Republican nominee has almost zero support among African-Americans, and his offensive approach to them will not improve his standing. We are witnessing a campaign built with bricks of self-delusion.
Aug 14, 2016
"Sacrifice" and "sarcastic" are the most egregious examples of the Republican presidential nominee's blatant misuse of words It's high time the media called his bluff "Sacrifice" and "sarcastic" are the most egregious examples of the Republican presidential nominee's blatant misuse of words.
Jul 6, 2016
The news media are not presenting a complete picture For generations, many ministers have stood with people making difficult choices about their reproductive lives The news media are not presenting a complete picture.
Apr 1, 2016
The candidate's comment—which his campaign was quick to disavow—aligns with the right-wing offensive to put the procedure out of reach and expose women to prosecution.
Mar 25, 2016
Who would have guessed that a 74-year-old would be the hipster candidate of 2016? That a man would be the most compelling option for so many women in a campaign featuring a female? That a Jewish socialist would be the candidate of choice for the black activist class?
Dec 25, 2015
Despite conservative backlash against same-sex weddings in 2015, ministers who support them can now fully practice their religions. Meanwhile, hateful rhetoric from Donald Trump and others means patriotic and law-abiding Muslims face a rising tide of hate crimes.
Nov 26, 2015
As we celebrate our beginnings in the safest, strongest, richest nation the world has ever known, is it asking too much to welcome those who are fleeing death, torture and terror in their homeland?
Aug 9, 2015
The police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a year ago launched the Black Lives Matter movement. But officer-involved shootings seem only to have accelerated.