Courtney Cowart: Puerto Rico Reminds Us, Faith Leadership Matters

Since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico I have watched, listened, and conversed with many partners who served with me in Louisiana post Katrina. Our story is relevant as the church mobilizes to support another embattled community of American citizens, again predominantly citizens of color, at risk of betrayal and abandonment. It...

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James Goodman writes on Christian Piccolini: White Supremacist to Peace Activist

On C-SPAN Book Talk, over this summer, I viewed a conversation with Christian Picciolini, a former white supremacist, whose autobiographical account, Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead, was the subject of conversation with Rabbi Abraham Foxman, Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League. In conversation about the book, Christian narrated his...

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SIM Board Chair Hilary Greer

My six-year-old niece hates losing. She is adept at orchestrating the rules of any game to result in her winning. This is known in certain circles as “cheating,” although she assures us this is just how the game is played. And if she is caught in a lie, her policy is to...

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