faith based activism

A brief political and theological reflection on Du Bois’s famous line a 118 years later. • Byron Rushing served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1983 to 2018. He came to the House with a background in community organizing and Afro-American history. In the legislature, Byron’s …

Confronting Systemic Racism: St. Francis Day

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Agape – Confronting Systemic Racism Confronting Systemic Racism: Come to St. Francis Day and the 36th Anniversary of the Agape Community, Sat. Oct. 6th, 10am-4pm. ‘ Speakers include: Fr. Warren Savage, Diocese of Springfield Dr. John Bracey, chair of WEB DuBois African-American Studies Department, UMASS …

50 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against the war in Vietnam: “Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism.” ? …

August 5-9, 2015 From Aquinnah to Amherst, Fall River to Watertown, and Waltham to Boston, Massachusetts residents will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United States atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and raise the call:  Never Again!  Abolish Nuclear Weapons Now!   45 years …

Hiroshima and Nagasaki are Still With Us

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki   The final day of the 70 Days 4 Peace vigil will begin at 7:00 pm and conclude at 7:16 pm, exactly 70 days after the atomic bomb fell in Hiroshima, and …

There is much in the Bible about prophetic testimony, and I am  glad to say that after the picnic this Sunday in our own way we continued that tradition as well. As the accompanying photo shows we put up the banner on the front of the …

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