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Civil-rights story is not complete

'Vital Conversations' addresses mass incarceration

‘We still judge individuals more on color of their skin than by content of their character.’ read more »

by Barbara Michelman
on March 25, 2015

Estimated 80,000 converge on Selma

Gather for ‘Bloody Sunday’ 50th observance

United Methodists recall experience; students seek insight about sacrifices, work still to do. read more »

by Joey Butler
on March 16, 2015

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Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match (Marisol McDonald no combina)

Winner of Tejas Star Book Award, International Latino Book Award, and Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration. read more »

by Tura Foster Gillespie
on March 16, 2015

Ferguson faith leader will keynote EAD

African Methodist Episcopal Church pastor to address mass incarceration April 17

Blackmon has been ministering on the frontline of the Ferguson demonstrations since the beginning. read more »

March 16, 2015

Build your library with a bilingual treat

Women’s History Month (March) is a reminder that throughout the year, we should celebrate the historical work and struggles of women. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see and who we... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on March 12, 2015

In the shadow of Pettus Bridge

'Bloody Sunday' violence, brutality shock nation

Images galvanized U.S. for civil rights for all, leading eventually to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on March 09, 2015

Conversations about race March 17

Panel to explore how to address racial divide

Wesley Seminary, NPR’s Tippett to explore how to move faith communities to fruitful conversations. read more »

March 09, 2015

Lent — A time to set the prisoners free

As we are now in a time of Lent leading us to Easter Sunday it is right for us to reflect not only on Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, but his life and ministry as well. As we do, we recall that Jesus’ ministry began with the powerful words... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on March 02, 2015

West Ohio clergy swap pulpits

Human Relations Day venue to address racial tensions

Circles of Grace training invites people to ‘Come to the Table’ to find common ground. read more »

by Nick Federinko
on February 23, 2015

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Eloise Greenfield is an award-winning poet and author of more than 40 children’s books. She was born in California, but grew up in Washington, D.C., and has lived there since. Greenfield After years of submitting poetry, Greenfield’s first published poem was in the Hartford Times in 1962.... read more »

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on February 23, 2015

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