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Trial of Reverend arrested for 'Praying While Black' during Ferguson protests to begin

February 5th, 2016:  Nearly 500 days after his arrest as he knelt between advancing police and a group of peaceful protestors in Ferguson in late 2014, the Reverend Osagyefo Sekou will stand trial on Monday.

Building Peace and Justice in Saudi Arabia

The Fellowship of Reconciliation invites you to Washington, DC, on March 5 and 6 for the first-ever two-day Summit on Saudi Arabia and U.S.-Saudi ties.

World Interfaith Harmony Week : Steps Toward A Harmony Renaissance

Taking #GiveRefugeesRest to Washington

This week, I will be traveling to Washington, DC, along with other representatives from FOR to further our efforts to advocate on behalf of Syrian refugees and counter Islamophobia.

My First Muslim Friends

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The following is a heartwarming op-ed from H.

One Way to Change the Discourse about the World’s 60 Million Refugees

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people.

Listen: "The Revolution Has Come"

This Sunday, Jan. 31, FOR Bayard Rustin Fellow Rev. Osagyefo Sekou and The Holy Ghost will release their landmark album of social justice songs, “The Revolution Has Come.”

Pre-order your copy now for just $10.

Nonviolent Resistance in the South Hebron Hills

The worst worries of a child’s school day should be homework. Maybe a lost book, or an argument with a friend. No child’s walk to school should routinely involve armed soldiers and fear of sometimes being chased and assaulted by angry adults.

Trump and the Turkish Plumber: How Immigrants Make Us Richer

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The following is a moving tribute to a friend from writer, John Backman:

Pitirim Sorokin:The Renewal of Humanity

Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) whose birth anniversary we mark on 21 January, was concerned, especially in the period after the Second World War, with the relation between the values and attitudes of the individual and their impact on the wider society.  His key study Society, Culture and Personality: Their Structure and Dynamics (1947) traced the relations between the development of

#GiveRefugeesRest

Anti-refugee and anti-Muslim rhetoric is out of control. Entire groups of human beings are being marginalized.

This needs to stop immediately.

Act now to #GiveRefugeesRest