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Voting Rights Act

“Selma: Sustaining the Momentum” was the title of a Dean Peerman and Martin E. Marty article in “The Christian Century” 48 years to the month after colleague Peerman and I joined several thousand protesters and prayers at the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Ala. That was two days after “Bloody Sunday” when, in that case, […] Read More

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich went on YouTube to say–in both Spanish and English–he didn’t mean to offend Latinos with his recent remarks criticizing “language of the ghetto.” “This past weekend I made some comments that I recognize caused a bad feeling within the Latino community,” said Gingrich, who is considering a run for president […] Read More