JUST RELATIONS: I felt far safer in a region known for war and terror than I do in Chicago, my own city, Pastor Christopher Harris Sr. writes.
JUST RELATIONS: This Ramadan, I have had to think much about suicide, Loyola University’s Muslim chaplain Omer Mozaffar writes. Such is our world.
Just Relations: For everyone who fought for Dyett High School for the Arts, the struggle was worth it, South Side pastor writes.
Louis Farrakhan is hated by many. But for his followers, he is an authentic voice of African American dissent in a hostile society.
Faced with an onslaught of violence, paired with federal inaction, it is easy to feel hopeless. In Chicago, we are neither, Rabbi Seth Limmer writes.
Beneath the surface of “Black Panther” is a tale of Afro-futurism, responsibility to the vulnerable, questions of liberation and the role of women.
Slain Cmdr. Paul Bauer was a mentor and uplifting presence to some of the African American protesters he encountered in Chicago.
DACA has been kicked around like a political football, but immigration reform is a human issue as much as a political one, Rabbi Seth Limmer writes.
Black History Month is a good time to think about how we can do better to improve race relations, Theresa Dear writes. And she has a few suggestions.
It’s a shame our nation has moved toward immigration restrictions and Muslim bans, slicing into our rich diversity, writes Omer M. Mozaffar.
Just as ministers and their congregations united in cities across the nation to fight racial injustice after Emmett Till’s murder, they do so today.
Rabbi: How leaders of a public school in the heart of the Cabrini-Green area and a synagogue on the Gold Coast came together for integrated education.
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, “Tabitha” treats guests with kindness, dignity, compassion — and reminds all of us to do the same, pastor writes.
Some women are loathed to tell their stories of sexual harassment or assault, Theresa Dear writes, for fear they’ll hear: Why did she wait so long?
We must lock arms to lock horns against power. And the lessons we’ve learned from our faith traditions make for an ideal guide.