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Why the South Carolina Church Rampage Represents a Terrorist Threat Worse Than ISIS

Why the South Carolina Church Rampage Represents a Terrorist Threat Worse Than ISIS

H. A. Goodman  06.19.2015
If ISIS had killed 547 Americans in 2013, we'd have sent tens of thousands of Americans back to Iraq, so why do we simply shrug our shoulders...
This Soldier. My Fear. And Bringing Us All Together in Peace.

This Soldier. My Fear. And Bringing Us All Together in Peace.

Jennifer Kushell  06.19.2015
This week I received a friend request on Facebook by someone whose profile picture scared me. My choice to explore it further, rather than...
Hate Crimes Are an American Problem, Not an Aberration

Hate Crimes Are an American Problem, Not an Aberration

Alexandros Orphanides  06.19.2015
According to a witness, just moments before the shooting, Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old white male shooter, remarked, "I have to do...
Charleston, Juneteenth And What It Means To Be Black In America

Charleston, Juneteenth And What It Means To Be Black In America

Charles Howard  06.19.2015
We need not be slaves to fear. We need not be drawn into a pitiful, fear-based gun culture and arm ourselves (it's difficult to imagine...
Racism Is Not A Mental Illness

Racism Is Not A Mental Illness

Julia Craven  06.18.2015
An act of terrorism unfolded on American soil last night when Dylann Roof allegedly killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...
How Media Covered A Heinous Attack On A Black Church 50 Years Ago

How Media Covered A Heinous Attack On A Black Church 50 Years Ago

Daniel Marans  06.18.2015
As Americans mourn Wednesday’s horrific shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, it's perhaps worth looking...
Why Do the Hateful Choose Our Houses of Worship?

Why Do the Hateful Choose Our Houses of Worship?

Rev. Emily C. Heath  06.18.2015
There's a reason the hateful choose houses of worship. It's because that's where so many of us put our hope. You can commit a hateful act...
We Must Rebuild God's Home By Saving Each Other's

We Must Rebuild God's Home By Saving Each Other's

Rabbi Menachem Creditor  06.18.2015
This massacre occurred on the very anniversary of a failed slave revolt, a rebellion that played a significant role in the African American...
Darkness Invades a Sanctuary -- But The Darkness Will Not Overcome It

Darkness Invades a Sanctuary -- But The Darkness Will Not Overcome It

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie  06.18.2015
To that small minority who see this crime against humanity as a victory: Know that God is with the people of Mother Emanuel. God is with...
South Carolina Governor Releases Strangely Obtuse Statement On Black Church Shooting

South Carolina Governor Releases Strangely Obtuse Statement On Black Church Shooting

Julia Craven  06.18.2015
An act of terrorism unfolded on American soil last night when nine people were killed by a gunman at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...

Reflections on Violence

Taylor Dibbert  06.17.2015
Violence All Around by John Sifton is a thoughtful, well-written book that is made stronger through Sifton's personal anecdotes, as well...
Bombs Found At Boko Haram Camp Kill At Least 63 In Nigeria

Bombs Found At Boko Haram Camp Kill At Least 63 In Nigeria

AP  06.17.2015
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A large sack of home-made bombs discovered at an abandoned Boko Haram camp exploded, killing 63 people, witnesses...
Prosecutors: Man Charged In Shootout At Anti-Islam Event Wanted To Attack Super Bowl

Prosecutors: Man Charged In Shootout At Anti-Islam Event Wanted To Attack Super Bowl

AP  06.16.2015
PHOENIX (AP) — Calling him "off-the-charts dangerous," authorities outlined the evidence Tuesday against a Phoenix man who they say helped...