When, America, Will It End? The massacre inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Caroline, cuts deeply into the souls of every decent person across this nation. The faithless, unprovoked act of a 21 year old white man during a prayer service is unconscionable. Yet, it is not rare or historically unusual. The killing of nine human beings, six women and three men, … Continue reading When, America, Will It End?
“We have to do something together so we can identify with each other.” Thank you to everyone who participated in our Strength From the Roots/ Fuerza de La Raiz concert. For the past two years, our team of cultural artist has worked with local congregations, community groups and organizations to increase awareness about the value of telling stories of life journeys and sharing them … Continue reading Strength From the Roots Summer Concert
We are excited to finally connect our blog to our website and increase the information we are able to provide! The ICIR blog has up to date information on actions that have taken place across the state, updates to policy and a host of events that you can attend or lend support. Please take some time to see all the things happening on our blog. Continue reading Visit our Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights Blog
The winds of change are not blowing very hard when it comes to attitudes about the Confederate flag. Thus, it may not be too surprising to see the rise of vicious and hateful acts of burning Black churches across the South. 20 years ago, a rash of church fire bombings caused the nation to pause and wonder why the attacks occurred. 52 years ago, in … Continue reading Statement from Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity On recent African American church fires – July 2, 2015