William Barber: A Victory for Racial Justice in North Carolina

As a national conversation about racial justice continues around the Trayvon Martin case, an historic decision was handed down in a North Carolina court today. In the first appeal under North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act, Judge Gregory A. Weeks of Cumberland County Superior Court commuted Marcus Robinson’s death sentence to life, citing evidence of “intentional [Read More…]

Should This Family Be Illegal?

A decade ago, when we moved to Walltown and were getting to know our neighbors, my friend Andy Marin moved to Boystown in Chicago. Like me, Andy is an evangelical Christian. In the churches where he came to faith and learned what it means to be a disciple, he had been told that homosexuality was [Read More…]