Civil Rights

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Faith Faith in Focus
Shannen Dee WilliamsNovember 22, 2017
On Nov. 11, the Catholic Church lost a moral titan in the long struggle for racial equality and justice in the United States.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelNovember 03, 2017
The president’s campaign to define—and enforce—patriotism poses constitutional questions for chief executives and football players alike.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperNovember 01, 2017
Daniel Berrigan, S.J., went from a poet to an activist, and turned activism into poetry.
Politics & Society Features
Colleen DulleOctober 03, 2017
Last month, Jason Stockley, the white police officer who killed Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, was acquitted. How did the city of St. Louis respond?
Joe Arpaio at a Donald Trump campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona (Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 07, 2017
On Twitter, the president even called him an “American Patriot.”
President Paul Kagame is sworn in for another term at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda, on Aug.18. (AP Photo Eric Murinzi)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Anthony EganAugust 23, 2017
Two elections this month in eastern and central Africa—in Kenya and Rwanda—have brought out tensions and contradictions in the continent’s democratic process.