Essays

In the wake of the massacre in Atlanta...

artwork by Jess X. Snow Dear Friends, The news spread fast…


What Dr. King Means to Me

Dear Friends, Today we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I…


'First We Pray, Then We Organize' The Unlikely Coalition for Net Neutrality

This article originally appeared on The Huffington Post. On Tuesday, July 28th, a diverse group of…


Honoring the Charleston nine: Today, we mourn. Tomorrow, we organize.

This article was originally published in The Washington Post. Gunshots in a sanctuary of peace.…


The Open Internet Order Becomes Law: Why Faith Leaders are Celebrating

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Today, after more than a year of national…


5 Reasons the Future of Faith Depends on the Open Internet

This article was originally published in Sojourners. Today, the Open Internet Order goes into…


Class of 2015: Flare Up, Let Your Life Sing

This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post. On May 9, 2015, I delivered the 100th…


A Sikh Sermon at the Pentagon: Seva, The Call of Our Times

Originally published in the Huffington Post. The following are my remarks from the Pentagon's…


An open Internet, for God’s sake!

By Valarie Kaur and Cheryl Leanza This week, a handful of Republicans will hold hearings on the…


3000+ Prayers Pour Into Chapel Hill After Slaying of Muslim American Students

The families of three Muslim college students killed last week in Chapel Hill, North Carolina…