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Darkness In The American Soul

By Nathan James In every epoch of human history, there come times of upheaval and turbulence, when the fabric of civilized societies begins to tear...

The Volunteer Champ, Muhammad Ali

  From 1983 to 1993, I taught Bible to teen felons housed at the San Francisco juvenile hall. Until then, I never knew a sixteen-year-old...

United Methodist Church’s inhospitality toward its LGBTQs

The United Methodist Church is in the need of prayer. And, one that emphasizes full inclusion of all its parishioners. At General Conference this month...

Simple Choice for new San Francisco Police Chief

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is using deception in an attempt to claim he is on top of the demand for police reform and...

Looking back on the anniversaries of May 17th through the years

  When you reside at the intersections of multiple identities anniversaries of your civil rights struggles can be both bitter and sweet. And this May...

Pope’s damaging message to trans teens

Pope Francis’ long-awaited apostolic exhortation — “Amoris Laetitia,” or “The Joy of Love” — was just released. The good news is that he urges church...

Obama in London: Birtherism is back amid Brexit Controversy.

London - Birtherism has reared its ugly head yet again in of all places, London! This came about as a result of President Obama inserting...

Massachusetts isn’t Mississippi but we, too, have no trans accommodation bill

Mississippi and North Carolina can now be added to the list of states codifying transgender discrimination. To date, only seventeen states across the country have...

American Dog Whistle Political Chickens Coming Home to Roost

Democrats and the left in general have been looking on in bemused wonder as the GOP establishment scrambles in panicked fear of a Donald...

Does Voting Matter to Black Lives Matter?

According to the Black Lives Matter website, they do not believe much can be accomplished by way of the “Ballot box.” That did not...