A New Birth of Freedom? Four Ways to Celebrate the 4th

When he was four score and seven years removed from the independence that America celebrates today, President Abraham Lincoln surveyed the landscape of both a battlefield and a nation at war and declared in words that we’ve not been able to forget that it was time for a “new birth of freedom.” 150 years later, [Read More…]

Remembering Pete Seeger & the Power of Song with Candie Carawan

Since Pete Seeger’s death in January of this year, folks who know that I’m a sometimes song leader have asked me about him and his influence on communities that struggle for peace and justice. Maybe Pete said it best himself: “Finding the right songs and singing them over and over is a way to begin [Read More…]