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'The Shadow of Slavery' -- Trinity Church Confronts Its Past and the Present

Alan Singer | Posted 02.11.2017 | New York
Alan Singer

Trinity Church was at the center of the New York colony's ruling class with close ties to the wealthy merchants, slaveholders, and government officials. Prominent New Yorkers assigned enslaved Africans to construct the original church building.

Rethinking How We Teach About Slavery

Alan Singer | Posted 09.21.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

In New York City, Trinity Church is organizing a theological conference scheduled for January 2016 that will examine "racial issues of our time, including structural racism, mass incarceration, and policy change." In preparation for the conference, Trinity is producing a video examining its relationship with slavery and the slave trade during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Trinity Church Cancels Halloween Citing 'Abusive' Occupy Wall Street Camp | Posted 10.16.2012 | New York

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — Trinity Church has canceled its popular, long-running Halloween festivities, citing "escalating illegal and abusive activity" r...

Occupy Wall Street Is Now Three Months Young: Protests Mark Anniversary

Danny Schechter | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York
Danny Schechter

It was one of those days that confirmed the validity of the chant: "All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street". Ok, maybe, it wasn't a whole week but Saturday felt like a week in one day.

'We Will Build A World. Amen.'

Ravi Kumar | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Ravi Kumar

Around 11 a.m., faith leaders from various religious groups gave a speech. "This is not about cynicism, this is about faith," a Catholic priest said, "We will build a world. Amen."

Trinity Church: Occupying Wall Street

Rev. Daniel Simons | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Rev. Daniel Simons

I write and preach regularly that in God's economy there is only an "us," and whenever we fall back to us-and-them thinking, we are contributing to a powerful but failed system

The United Corporate States Of America

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

We have been handed the basic tools for replacing the old values that make corporations "evil" with the new values that will make corporations "good". The Citizens United ruling need not be so bad.

Jesus Tweets

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martha St Jean

Using 140 characters or less is definitely a new way to tell the story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Rev. Wright Returns To Trinity Pulpit

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the first time since his retirement last spring, Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. returned to the pulpit of Trinity United Church of Christ this mornin...

Trinity Church Celebrates Obama's Win

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side, where President-elect Barack Obama embraced Christianity, the congregation rejoiced today and sh...

Inside the Head of a Hillary Devotee

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

DuBois has told McCain's people that she hopes McCain will be a one-term president, losing to Hillary in 2012. She says McCain's aides have responded, "We're happy to have you now."

The Obama Dilemma

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward J. Murray

Rev. Wright and Father Pfleger are not without their failings, but they are also not without a heroic amount of courage dedication to their movements.

Jason Linkins

Conservative's Trinity Obsession Crosses Border Into Nonsensical | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the weekend, Townhall's Duane Patterson begun posting up church bulletins from Senator Barack Obama's former congregation at Trinity Church of Ch...

Jason Linkins

Controversial Reverend Pfleger Offered Double Dose On Clinton Vitriol | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Jake Tapper is reporting today that last week, Michael Pfleger, the bonkers Catholic attention-whore who insulted the Clintons from the pulp...

Trinity Church Member Sees Jeremiah Wright In A Different Light

Chicago Tribune | William A. Von Hoene Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the last two weeks, excerpts from sermons of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., pastor for more than 35 years at Trinity United Church of Christ on ...

Obama And Trinity Church: Why Did He Join In The First Place?

The New Republic | Michael Crowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The question is worth revisiting now that his ex-pastor is threatening his entire campaign. I've heard two basic theories since the Wright tapes fi...

There ISN'T anything wrong with that

Mariangela Anzalone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mariangela Anzalone

Obama is not Muslim. He's not a terrorist, either. He has said so many, many times. Yet the internet campaign continues. Addressing the matter again this week, he at last said what I wanted to hear.