Barack Obama

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Man with a Purpose, a Dream, and Influence

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As America anticipates the second-term inauguration of President Barack Obama, now is a good time to ask: what does the legacy of Dr. King mean for young black boys and our nation at large? Read more

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Inauguration Prayers, Black History, and the Homosexual Agenda

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Myrile Evers-Williams, wife of slain civil rights icon, was set to share bookended inauguration prayers with Pastor Louie Giglio until Giglio decided to withdraw from the ceremony. Has a potentially historic African American event been usurped by the gay rights agenda? Read more

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President Obama: ‘We Can’t Tolerate This Anymore’

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At a Sunday vigil in Newtown, Connecticut, the president offered words of comfort to a grieving community and nation, and suggested protecting our children will require major changes. Read more

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Riots, Slave States, and Kool-Aid: Race Talk After the Election

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Alleged riots, death threats, and strange election maps. UrbanFaith’s post-election race-relations roundup. Read more

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The Future Has Arrived: Election Reveals America’s New Reality

By Paul West 

For years, we’ve been told about America’s coming demographic shift. Election night proved that it’s here. But will a world where white men are no longer the majority force the conservative movement to become more diverse? Read more

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Barack Obama: ‘We Are Not As Divided As Our Politics Suggest’

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At his victory rally in Chicago, President Obama began the process of bringing a polarized nation together. Here is what he said. Read more

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Jesse Jackson: Christians Must Stay Engaged in the Political Process

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According to veteran civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, real political change comes from the ‘third rail’ — from people of faith raising the right questions of conscience. Read more

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If Obama Wins, If Romney Wins …

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What can we expect if President Barack Obama is re-elected? What if Mitt Romney triumphs? Our panel of scholars prognosticates. Read more

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Dinesh D’Souza’s Anti-Christian Worldview

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OPINION: When the Obama-bashing conservative activist lost his gig as the president of a Christian college, it was just the latest example of how right-wing conservatives pimp evangelical Christians for personal gain. Read more

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Is a Black President Bad for Race Relations?

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According to a new poll, racial attitudes in America have deteriorated during President Obama’s first term. What happened to our post-racial optimism? Read more

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