Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Category: Movements

  • It’s Not Just About Beating Donald Trump But Defeating Senate Republicans and Reviving The Progressive Agenda Already in the Democrat’s Political Playbook.

    It’s Not Just About Beating Donald Trump But Defeating Senate Republicans and Reviving The Progressive Agenda Already in the Democrat’s Political Playbook.

    Recently surging in the role of front-runner because among other things “he can beat Donald Trump,” it appears Joe Biden will probably get the Democratic nomination for President of the United States of America. Bernie Sanders has vowed to support Biden if he is elected but should not be cast aside for his so-called “aggressive…

  • “America You Go Girls!”

    “America You Go Girls!”

    The pendulums of justice and freedom are swinging back to their rightful places for all the people of America. The 2018 midterm elections is a referendum on what most Americans want their country to be; not a nation of haters bent on bullying their way to power by frightening and pummeling the people into submission…

  • And the Children and Youths Will Lead Them

    And the Children and Youths Will Lead Them

    Enough is enough! The children of Florida have spoken and the rest of the nation is paying attention. Deeply hurt and traumatized seeing their school mates, family members and teachers gunned down in cold blood in the hallways and classrooms of their schools, they are ready to take constructive action to curtail, prevent and eradicate…

  • “Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired?”

    “Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired?”

    Every day I encounter people filled with so much anxiety and disgust about the future of America that many of them have lost all hope of ever turning this country back in the right direction. Many are worried about their personal safety and survival and concerned about the future of their children in a country…

  • Politics, the Pulpit and the People, Part I

    Politics, the Pulpit and the People, Part I

    Originally Published by the Michigan Chronicle July 13-19, 2016 Many people believe that the church should stay out of politics and that politics should stay out of the church. This view stems partly from arguments for the separation of Church and State. “The phrase “separation of church and state” is generally traced to a January…

  • “Turning the Other Cheek and Nonviolence: King, Gandhi and Jesus’ Third Way”

    “Turning the Other Cheek and Nonviolence: King, Gandhi and Jesus’ Third Way”

    Delivered at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, Michigan, Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20, 2014 Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III We gather today to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr, one of America’s most beloved freedom fighters – whose concern for social justice led him into a variety of…

  • What are Leaders Without the People?

    What are Leaders Without the People?

    In heaping praises and accolades on great leaders of our time, we often fail to recognize the everyday people who help to make these leaders great. All this week we will observe the mighty work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and of other leaders in the civil and human rights movements. However,…