I want to see a U.S. where white people in congregations scream, “I refuse to live behind the craven mask of whiteness!”
Faith communities must make a choice between reinforcing the carceral state or resisting it.
Rabbi Abraham J. Heschel said true prophets don’t allow for indifference and “scream in the night” against oppression.
Philadelphia police killed 11 members of Mike Africa Jr.’s household in their attack on MOVE in 1985.
In these bleak times, Muslims are turning to the traditions within Islam that contribute most to collective liberation.
Recognizing, honoring and making room for one’s joy is central to the work of social change even during a brutal time.
Christianity is often used to justify state violence, but Jesus’s life itself was about resistance to state oppression.