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Environmental Justice in Mossville; Payday Lenders; Terence Blanchard
August 28, 2015
Environmental Justice in Mossville; Payday Lenders; Terence Blanchard
A small African-American town in Louisiana has been overrun by petrochemical plants and pollution; in Alabama, churches confront predatory short-term loans at exorbitant rates that target and trap the poor; and renowned jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard talks about Hurricane Katrina, music, ...
August 28, 2015
25:46
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Environmental Justice in Mossville
August 28, 2015
Environmental Justice in Mossville
"They have created an environment that doesn’t look out for the welfare of the people, but looks out for the welfare of the company," says retired Army General Russel Honore, who is mobilizing an alliance of civic, community, and environmental groups in Louisiana called The Green Army.
August 28, 2015
09:21
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Terence Blanchard on “This Time We’re Living In”
August 28, 2015
Terence Blanchard on “This Time We’re Living In”
"I’ve been a Buddhist for a number of years, and I chant every day, and one of the things that I strongly believe in is that moment of silence, of reflection, for everybody to sit down and be still for a second."
August 28, 2015
06:11
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Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary; The Dalai Lama at 80
August 21, 2015
Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary; The Dalai Lama at 80
Rebuilding continues a decade after the devastating floods, and New Orleans communities of faith see hope amidst the tragedy; and old age has not diminished the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader's role as an advocate for world peace and inner happiness
August 21, 2015
25:47
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Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
August 21, 2015
Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
"We got to know our neighbors in the surrounding community in a way we probably wouldn’t have otherwise, because we did all have to work through it together. And so in these last 10 years I would say we have been much more part of the community where we’ve been a building for over a hundred ...
August 21, 2015
11:24
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The Dalai Lama at 80
August 21, 2015
The Dalai Lama at 80
"All major religions teach the practice of compassion, love, forgiveness, and tolerance. If people who really, seriously, sincerely follow their own tradition, then [there will be an] immense effect to bring inner peace, genuine peace."
August 21, 2015
07:30
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America’s Incarcerated; The “T” in LGBT
August 14, 2015
America’s Incarcerated; The “T” in LGBT
The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world, and a disproportionate number of them are African Americans; and faith groups like Urban Village Church in Chicago are reaching out and welcoming transgender individuals
August 14, 2015
25:47
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America’s Incarcerated
August 14, 2015
America’s Incarcerated
The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world, but UC Berkeley public policy professor Steven Raphael suggests that "instead of spending so much money on incarcerating very old inmates we could use that money to hire more police, have anti-violence interventions for youth, and ...
August 14, 2015
09:40
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Bryan Stevenson on America’s Incarcerated
August 14, 2015
Bryan Stevenson on America’s Incarcerated
“When we make a mistake, we want a little grace, we want a little room to be forgiven, and that's what everybody wants. If you tell a lie, you're not just a liar. If you take something that doesn't belong to you, you're not just a thief. And even if you kill someone, you're not just a killer. That ...
August 14, 2015
09:51
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The “T” in LGBT
August 14, 2015
The “T” in LGBT
“What’s wrong with us that we don’t have space for folks to transcend and expand our understanding of what it can be to be female and what it can be to be male?” asks Rev. Emily McGinley of the Urban Village Church in Chicago. Her ministry reaches out to and welcomes transgender people, ...
August 14, 2015
09:53
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Evangelicals and LGBT; Rabbi Jonathan Sacks; Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica
August 7, 2015
Evangelicals and LGBT; Rabbi Jonathan Sacks; Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica
Growing social acceptance of same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues poses new challenges for evangelicals; Britain's former chief rabbi leads a global effort against religious extremism and violence; an ancient vision in Mexico of the Virgin Mary inspires millions of religious pilgrims.
August 7, 2015
25:47
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Evangelicals and LGBT Acceptance
August 7, 2015
Evangelicals and LGBT Acceptance
In a historic ruling in June, a divided Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in every state. “Christianity require you to push back against the world,” says Collin Hansen of the Gospel Coalition. But author Matthew Vines of the Reformation Project suggests that once even some evangelicals ...
August 7, 2015
08:32
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