S.C. churches pray, express unity

After police officer shoots black Charleston man

Community members gather at site of death for 1-mile prayer pilgrimage in rain to Aldersgate United Methodist Church. read more »

by Jessica Brodie
on April 24, 2015

Stepping back in time

Class draws on Adrian’s abolitionist history

Drama emphasizes similarities, differences between slavery old and new, enabling students to develop creative, courageous ways to fight injustice. read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on April 24, 2015

Without justice for all, there is no justice

Response to a tragedy in our community

We are called to witness not only as faithful disciples, but to witness to the world injustices we see and experience read more »

by Bishop Jonathan Holston
on April 24, 2015

`It takes two’

To challenge racism

BMCR chair says improving communities requires working alongside others. read more »

by Larry Hygh Jr.
on April 24, 2015


National Week of Engagement launched

Campus, community groups around U.S. educating about institutions’ complicity in prison industrial complex. read more »

April 24, 2015

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

Build your library with bilingual treat

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

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