Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: American Democracy

  • Overcoming Fear and Coming Out of the Cave; Prophetic Ministry as A No Exit Strategy in the 21st Century Church

    Overcoming Fear and Coming Out of the Cave; Prophetic Ministry as A No Exit Strategy in the 21st Century Church

    Delivered at the Black Pastors Symposium, The General Board of Discipleship Global Conference The United Methodist Church Nashville, Tennessee, January 5, 2011 I want to thank Rev. Vance Ross, Debra Carvin and members of the planning team for inviting me to be your guest speaker at this hour. It is an honor and a privilege to…

  • Approaching 100 Years…NAACP And the Beat Goes On.

    Approaching 100 Years…NAACP And the Beat Goes On.

    Delivered at the Western Wayne County Branch NAACP Inkster, Michigan, October 26, 2008, Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III I want to thank co-chairpersons Edna Parker, Aaron Sims and Carl Johnson, Community Coordinator Vivian Holifield, branch President Lucille Flint Johnson, and members and friends of the Western Wayne County Branch of the NAACP for extending the invitation…

  • Democracy in Peril: Voting our Values and Valuing Our Vote

    Democracy in Peril: Voting our Values and Valuing Our Vote

    South Oakland County NAACP, October 6, 2007 Today as we look out over our beloved country, would it be an exaggeration to say that our democracy is in grave peril; that the ship of state appears to be nose-diving into a deep abyss; that special interests appear to be corroding our basic freedoms, rights and…

  • The Issue is Still Freedom

    The Issue is Still Freedom

    Delivered at the AFSCME Banquet. Martin Luther King. Jr. Celebration. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Dearborn Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan. February 10, 2007 We gather today to pay tribute to a man who was one of America’s greatest freedom fighters. His legacy of non-violent social change is perhaps one of the greatest stories…

  • “Oh, Say Can you See?”

    “Oh, Say Can you See?”

    Remembering our Soldiers this Memorial Day Weekend Sunday May 28, 2006 As we pause this memorial weekend, to remember the men and women who have served and are currently doing tours of duty in the armed serves, law enforcement and other agencies in our land, let us not forget those who have given their lives…