Sightings Articles

Sanitation Workers March

Civil Rights | white supremacy | political religion

Of Memphis and Washington

White Supremacy's desecration of sacred spaces, in 1968 and today

January 18, 2021

Civil Rights | gun violence | protests

Protesting Children

“How Young Is Too Young for Protest?”—an article by Stephanie Saul and Anemona Hartocollis in the New York Times published the day before the March 14 protest marches against gun violence in a great number of American high schools—posed questions whi...

March 19, 2018

Martin Marty | John Marty | Martin Luther King Jr. | Selma marches | Bloody Sunday | Turnaround Tuesday | Edmund Pettus Bridge | Civil Rights | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | John Lewis | Voting Rights

Sustaining the Momentum III -- Martin E. Marty

The Jubilee of the Selma marches of 1965 attracts veterans of those marches who are now labeled "foot soldiers" in the Civil Rights experiences in the small Alabama city. (See my 2013 Sightings, “Selma: Sustaining the Momentum Still,” in “Sources” to...

March 16, 2015