CIR's annual Poetry of the Sacred contest is underway! Meet our final judge: Joy Ladin.
Throughout the month of May, CIR will highlight various nonprofits that are supporting women in need. As part of this month-long #CommonAction initiative, we're collecting items that will be donated to these organizations.
Pope Francis: Our response to violence and hatred 'must instead be one of hope and healing, of peace and justice'
"In a real prayer, you ask only for the things you really need, things that are necessary for your well-being, such as peace, solidity, and freedom—freedom from anger, fear and craving."
Often referred to as "The Black National Anthem," Lift Every Voice and Sing was a hymn written as a poem by NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson in 1900.