Why we need a prophetic voice in America (COMMENTARY)
| January 18, 2016
Participants hold hands at the Moral Monday demonstration on the grassy lawn of the N.C. General Assembly last Monday (June 17). During Moral Monday demonstrations, participants listen to a fiery speech denouncing the Republican majority’s legislative actions, sing freedom songs, chant civil rights slogans and then they march two by two into the legislative building to be handcuffed by police and arrested for failing orders to disperse. RNS photo by Yonat Shimron
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(RNS) As we pause to remember King, the prophetic voice rings out still, interrupting our petty politics to call forth a moral movement that recaptures our deepest religious and constitutional convictions.