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Christian groups launch justice initiative

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/19/20, 05:12 pm

A coalition of organizations—including Prison Fellowship, World Relief, the National Day of Prayer Task Force, and the National Association of Evangelicals—announced Wednesday an initiative to promote “racial justice and nonpartisan police reform.” Prison Fellowship’s Heather Rice-Minus said the Prayer and Action Initiative gives the church a chance to show “unity and clarity in conviction” amid divisiveness.

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The complexities of the past

Q&A | Pay attention to racial history—but be skeptical about the 1619 Project
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 8/12/20, 01:29 pm

Allen Guelzo, an American historian and Princeton University professor, is the author of more than a dozen books and winner of both the Lincoln Prize and the Abraham Lincoln Institute Prize for books on America’s 16th president. Here are edited excerpts of our recent conversation on the 1619 Project—coming soon to a school near you—and the history of race in America. 

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The church supermarket

New York | Asian Americans face harassment and assaults because of the coronavirus. But one Asian church in Queens, N.Y., is serving its neighbors
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/29/20, 04:14 pm

Greg Woo, a pastor at Faith Bible Hope Center in Flushing, Queens, piled boxes of groceries into a van littered with packets of green bean seeds and surgical masks. 

He looked over a list of addresses where he would deliver grocery boxes, then stuffed the paper in a loose grocery bag. Vision, rather than organization, is his strength, he said. 

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