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COMMENTARY: A history of discrimination earns President Obama a right to speak

I first learned about President Obama’s comments about racism and the Trayvon Martin case last week when a Facebook friend … Continued

COMMENTARY: Preaching in the shadow of the Trayvon Martin verdict

BALTIMORE — Preaching on the Sunday morning after the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin verdict seemed daunting. It turned out not to … Continued

Child abuse allegations mar anniversary of celebrated Anglican bishop

CANTERBURY, England — Anglicans around the world are marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of their church’s … Continued

What Martin Luther King, Jr. did in Birmingham Jail: The prophet unbound

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was finishing up the “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” The “letter” was his answer … Continued

The gospel roots of the’Godmother of rock’n’ roll’

Before Elvis and Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash. Before Aretha and Whitney and Beyonce. Before the blues met gospel and … Continued

New Native American saint Kateri Tekakwitha stirs mixed emotions

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Sister Kateri Mitchell was born and raised on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the St. Lawrence … Continued

Romney: I’ll talk Mormon practices, not doctrine

ROMNEY: “I’m sorry, we’re just not going to have a discussion about religion in my view. But if you have … Continued

Bobby Rush hoodie protest and the challenge of the civil rights movement in 21st century America

At first, the nationwide ‘‘hoodie’’ protest over Trayvon Martin’s death — in which Americans donned sweatshirts in solidarity with the … Continued

Same-sex marriage is a fundamental right

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino is far from alone in his bluntly stated opposition … Continued

What not to wear: outlawing the face veil

By Zehra Rizavi, contributor to Altmuslimah.com Editor’s note: A French constitutional court Thursday determined that the measure banning the Islamic … Continued