“When pigs fly” is a figure of speech often used to describe something that seems impossible to achieve. Justice and Witness Ministries claimed this phrase for years as a way to encourage and challenge all of us to work for justice even if it seems impossible to realize at the moment. […]
The heartrending massacre of 20, six- and seven-year-old children and six educators in Newtown, Conn. has galvanized public attention once again after a mass shooting. But the killing of children by gun violence is not new […]
Hundreds of business, civic and religious leaders – including former mayors Shirley Franklin and Andrew Young – packed Big Bethel AME Church recently to pay final tribute to Atlanta business icon Jesse Hill Jr., a civil rights activist and longtime businessman who died of undetermined causes Dec. 17. Hill was 86.