Fred Korematsu: The Civil Rights Hero You Never Knew

Fred Korematsu: The Civil Rights Hero You Never Knew

While not exactly a household name, Fred T. Korematsu (born 100 years ago today, on Jan. 30, 1919) is becoming increasingly recognized as the civil rights hero he was. Kakusaburo Korematsu emigrated from Japan to California in 1905. In 1914, a young woman named Kotsui...

The Church Will Never End Racism by Ignoring It

Race and its progeny – prejudice, racism and stereotypes – are the elephants in our pews. It’s a jungle in here on Sunday mornings and more than a tight squeeze as we attempt to lift our hands in worship, to fold our hands in prayer, to grab the hand...