It is high time that the black pastor, rather than the black politician, return to leadership in black American life.
The Gosnell trial showed the nation that in America today, we have abortion factories where live children are being killed.
We have huge disconnects among large parts of our population about what a free and moral country is about.
This is the latest in a long process of the unraveling of American culture driven by pride -- the sense that we answer to no higher authority.
A 2011 Gallup poll showed that whereas 39 percent of whites say they are "very religious," 53 percent of blacks do.
The irony does not drip but pours forth like a tsunami when liberals start talking about morality and ethics.
The purge of religion and traditional values from our public schools has produced a new generation of with values different from those of their parents and grandparents.
At the National Prayer Breakfast, Ben Carson reminds us that religious ritual devoid of content is pointless and destructive.
No matter how hard you squint and try to discern the values of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass in those now wielding the money and power at the top of the party, they've disappeared.
What was once understood as religion and tradition is now called bigotry and pushed off the stage.