Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is national president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach. His latest book is The Third Reconstruction: How A Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear. Follow him on Twitter: @RevDrBarber
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Monday, July 13, 2015
This Is Our Selma
In 2006 the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to re-authorize the prized 1964 Voting Rights Act and President George W. Bush signed it. After the first Black President won two elections, five U.S. Supreme Court justices over-ruled 98 senators and gutted the law. Their ruling, called Shelby, two years...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Justice After Charleston
A deeper meaning of forgiveness in the Christian nonviolent tradition reveals a critique that knows when the perpetrator has been caught but the killer is still at large. There is a scripture that says we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against the powers and rulers of the darkness. Within...