Although still enshrined in the U.S. Constitution and the laws governing our prisons, we took the first step toward abolishing slavery in this country by changing the Colorado Constitution.
As an interfaith organization, FOR-USA's mission is to organize, train, and grow a diverse movement that welcomes all people of conscience to end structures of violence and war, and create peace through the transformative power of nonviolence.
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I first met James Forman in 1962 when I was a student at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. At the time, we students were protesting segregated seating in the Georgia State Capitol. Eleven of us got arrested and taken to jail, where we spent the better part of a week. Forman’s role at that time… More
There is new work to do and this is our time: a meditation for Mother Earth and the Tribe of the Human Beings by Steven Charleston (Choctaw).
Contrary to a New York Times op-ed that said Bayard Rustin opposed affirmative action, he adamantly sought systemic political change.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings helped Rev. Kristin Stoneking in responding to the United Methodist Church’s new, controversial anti-LGBTQ rights decision.