Category Archives: Peace in the world

High Maintenance’s Barbed Take on Mass Mourning

The episode ends as the diverse riders of a late-night subway car bat around the balloon that Luiz brought for his son. It’s a heart-fluttering moment to finish with, packing the message that life goes on, and that people of … Continue reading

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South African history lies unnoticed at Wits

Johannesburg – If The lament persists that “our stories are written by others” it is because those who should be telling these stories choose to abdicate this responsibility. The Historical Papers Research Archive at Wits University is a writer’s paradise … Continue reading

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Cultivating joy: World Religion Day is a good start

Rev. Candace McKibben(Photo: Candace McKibben)     I cannot remember ever getting a New Year’s Day present before. It was a lovely gesture on the part of my friend, Linda, to leave at my backdoor a beautifully wrapped package with … Continue reading

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Saban Films Acquires The Forgiven with Forest Whitaker as Desmond Tutu

Saban Films acquires The Forgiven with Forest Whitaker as Desmond Tutu Saban Films has announced they will release the upcoming thriller, The Forgiven, in theaters on March 9 with a theatrical expansion on March 16 to also include VOD and … Continue reading

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South Africa prosecutors urged to act in apartheid-era death

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The family of a South African anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder. Ahmed Timol’s family said Thursday … Continue reading

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Detroit auto show: Jesse Jackson honors 3 during MLK Day event

Buy Photo Rev. Jesse Jackson gives the keynote address during the Let Freedom Ring event in the atrium of Cobo Center in downtown Detroit on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.(Photo: Eric Seals, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo The Rev. Jesse Jackson told a … Continue reading

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Tutu and King: Two Kinds of Nonviolence

This article written by Charles Krauthammer originally appeared in his syndicated column on January 17, 1986, three days before the first national holiday honoring the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1987 Krauthammer won the Pulitzer prize … Continue reading

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The contentious history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in photos

Only three people have a US national holiday observed in their honor: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January each year (near his … Continue reading

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Saban Films Acquires The Forgiven with Forest Whitaker

Saban Films acquires The Forgiven with Forest Whitaker as Desmond Tutu Saban Films has announced they will release the upcoming thriller, The Forgiven, in theaters on March 9 with a theatrical expansion on March 16 to also include VOD and … Continue reading

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Tutu and Flintoff jump the Lord’s waiting list

Feb 9, 2011 Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Desmond Tutu and Andrew Flintoff haven t often had much reason to be mentioned in the same sentence, but today the pair shared top billing in a press release … Continue reading

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