Civil Rights

Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela walk together on Feb. 11, 1990, upon his release from prison in Cape Town. Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo)
Anthony Egan April 04, 2018
The “struggle era” in South Africa is ending.
In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo, File)
Luke Hansen, S.J. April 02, 2018
“For Christians, nonviolence is not merely tactical behavior but a person’s way of being.”
Aaron Brown of Houston and Arielle Phillips of Charlotte, N.C., pause to view a 30-foot sculpture of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington Jan. 19. (CNS photo/Mike Theiler, Reuters)
Pete Davis April 02, 2018
When we say we do not want to live in this time, we are acting more like the priest than like the Samaritan.
Catholic News Service March 28, 2018
In reflecting on Rev. King's life and work, "what are we being asked to do for the sake of our brother or sister who still suffers under the weight of racism?"
Nichole M. Flores March 23, 2018
To recognize the specific rights of disadvantaged people is to affirm God's love for all people.
The law has fueled a diplomatic crisis with Israel, which fears it would enable Poland to whitewash the role of the Poles who killed or denounced Jews during the Holocaust.