Considering King In Critical Times: Daring to Oppose War and Practice Peace

As we weave our way through the daily dose of lies and illusions, hype, hatred and hypocrisy from the White House, we must constantly question and be actively concerned about the relative sanity and real danger of those who continuously fake “imminent threats” and cry wolf to make war, and then try to wash away their sins of savagery with the dishonest indictment and blood of others.

Violence Against Women – Never Acceptable, Never Ending

Violence against women and girls, one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today, remains largely unreported due to the impunity, silence, stigma and shame surrounding it, says the U.N. on its webpage “end violence day.” The reality of domestic violence is a plague that affects millions of women, often trapped in a toxic environment they cannot escape. 

Wendy’s Window–MOVING STORIES: Human Migration – Causes, Consequences and Community Responses

The moderated morning discussion will include Martin Zogg, Director of the International Rescue Committee L.A.; Eliane Fersan, Director of the Initiative on Immigrants & Global Migration, USC Gould School of Law; Patricia Ortiz, Project Director at Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project; and Rigoberto Reyes, Acting Director for the L.A. County Office of Immigrant Affairs.

Congressional Black Caucus Responds to the Syrian Refugee Crisis as the Humanitarian Responsibility of the United States

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus said they hold the safety of the United States as its number one priority, and take seriously the country’s humanitarian responsibility to vulnerable populations that are under attack and desperately fleeing severe violence and persecution. The fabric of America is built on the premise that those who seek refuge should be able to find it here. “The Congressional Black Caucus is committed to upholding longstanding American principles of providing refuge to individuals whose lives have been ravaged by war and violence,” said CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01). “The Paris attacks were heinous and