About the Capitol, White Power, James Cone and Repentance

As I sit with the reality that white supremacists broke into the Capitol building in Washington yesterday, meeting what can only be accurately described as a friendly police opposition, I’m struck by how uniquely American the whole scene is. We have nearly 500 years now to witness to the fact that the existing power structures…

Charlottesville, Violence and a Vision for a Way Forward

This past weekend, Neo-Nazi demonstrators- including a number of terrorists armed militia-style gathered under 150 miles from the nation’s capital. They assembled to protest the city of Charlottesville’s decision to cease the practice of venerating a well-known leader of a violent contingent that once attempted to destroy the United States of America. Only after 1.2…