Our Children’s March: What 1963 Can Teach US About the “Border Crisis”

As images of kids at the US/Mexico border continue to feed the 24-hour news cycle, I’m reminded of Birmingham in May of 1963 and the pictures that gripped the nation that spring. What we’re calling the “border crisis” is today’s Children’s March in the struggle for immigrant justice. The real question is not how to “address [Read More...]

“Ilegal”: the New “N” Word?

Last week, I wrote to say how I’m inspired by the young people at our local Catholic parish here in Durham who are advocating for the release of their youth minister, Fabiana. She was arrested and shipped three states away for deportation because her immigration papers are not in order. I’ve been asking people of [Read More...]


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