Benjamin Watson, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

New Orleans Saints fan here, Mr. Watson. “Who Dat!” and all that.  I wish I could be a bigger fan of your very thoughtfully-expressed words on the “Ferguson Decision,” as you call it.  Many friends and family members — from conservatives to progressives — really liked sharing your article. None of my black friends weighed in, though.…

Lenten Photos Day 4: Injustice

Every day, I drive by this “Home Depot” on my way to the church office. Every day, in the parking lot, I see as many as 40 men waiting there. I’ve been told that they are waiting there for someone to come by and give them some work for the day.  Today was Saturday.  I…

Comforting the Disillusioned

Monday, I was shocked and disillusioned when I heard that Sojourners made the decision not to post on their blog a video ad made by Believe Out Loud (ad is on the right after you click).  It was “deja vu all over again” reminding me of the rejection by CBS in 2004 of the United…