After epic race speech, Black Church still misunderstood

April 7, 2008
“The most segregated hour of Christian America is 11 o’clock on Sunday morning.” The Jeremiah Wright controversy coloring presidential candidate Barack Obama’s campaign has highlighted this sentiment, which was spoken first by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Underneath the outrage that came from the public surfacing of Wright’s comments is a lack of knowledge and »

Old man McCain cannot carry nation forward

March 7, 2008
On Jan. 8, 2008, the New York Times ran an op-ed piece by Gloria Steinem in which she attempted to parse the role of sexism and racism in the Democratic Primary race, which by that time had dwindled down to just two candidates — Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Although some disagreed with the analysis »