Being black in China is not easy, but it's not as bad as many would have you think, according to our two guests this week who are both black immigrants currently living in Beijing.
No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.
When I think of the possibility of Donald Trump becoming our next president, I want to cry with fear, sorrow and rage.
"They have the best Greek feta cheese you can get anywhere," my husband said, pointing to the Middle Eastern grocery store around the corner from o...
The racists and bigots of America have always been out there. There have always been hideous trolls on the Internet. But now they are emboldened in a big way by the bellicose Donald Trump. He's opened Pandora's box, and nobody can shut it.
What's it like to live in Louisville, Kentucky with one of the shortest lifespans in the U.S.? This fact may be unknown to most but it is frightening those whose lives are needlessly cut short.
I'm a white mother of six children, five of whom are children of color, and four of whom came home to our family through foster-adoption.
It wasn't Old Navy who taught me this word, but a cyber mob of Twitter users attacking Old Navy. Why did so many people feel the need to attack an All-American clothing retailer?
Why is it that even in 2015, it's still not commonplace to stumble upon a media company that not only acknowledges the Hispanic community, but includes said community without apparent hesitation?
The press is concerned with polls and primaries, numbers of delegates, and the reporter's hopes for exciting contested conventions. But many faith leaders are concerned with the moral quality of our national discourse -- how much fear, division, and even hate are dominating over trust, compassion, and even love.
I moved to Brazil a little over a year ago, but it didn't take long for me to see that Afro-Brazilians face many of the same issues of racism and in...
In its 2015 report, the U.S. Department of State expresses concern with anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents in France. Although this concern is justified, it must be put into context.
As part of a global community of journalists and editors who, at least in theory, strive to educate and inform, I was disgusted Thursday to come across a Glamour UK article that in one little gif-filled, navel-gazing story undermined Beyonce's "Lemonade" message.
As part of a global community of journalists and editors who, at least in theory, strive to educate and inform, I was disgusted Thursday to come acros...
One of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived is that we are more than our bodies and that our true home lies beyond our physical planet. This idea, that we are or have souls that do not die at death, is found in all the earth's religions.
So the next time you look derisively at someone different, remember that without them we would not have what we value most. Sure, the Patriots fought for our independence and we would have had a nice piece of the east coast. Oh wait, there were people there too before us.