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Jesus and Jackie - Raising the Bar

Church of the Servant, Wilmington, NC
Proper 19, Year A
Exodus 14:19-31; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35

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As promised last week, this week’s gospel presents a lesson about forgiveness. 1,732 more words

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L'attivismo politico fra gli atleti professionisti - Jackie Robinson

Primo di una serie di articoli sull’attivismo politico degli atleti negli anni: per primo, ricordiamo Jackie Robinson, l’asso del baseball

Nell’ultimo anno sono stati pubblicati su queste pagine due articoli su… 1,731 more words

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Boston's Fenway Park, where you go to get your daily fix of Racism; brought to you by Trump's AmeriKKKa...by Chuck Duboff

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“The Boston Red Sox didn’t add a black player until 1959, owing to the racist policies of owner Tom Yawkey. (Jackie Robinson, who took part in a sham tryout for Yawkey to help the owner dodge charges that he was a racist, would later call him “one of the most bigoted guys in baseball.”)”  Sports Illustrated, Sept.14, 2017

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Happy Birthday to Kenny Washington, the First African American in the Modern N.F.L.

History has an interesting, often unspoken power.  It is the capacity to determine which stories to tell, and which to not.  Text book writers, history teachers, monument builders, film makers, etc. 838 more words

42: Every HBO NOW Movie #4

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I have set a mission. A mission to watch every movie on HBO NOW in alphabetical order and review it, right here, for you, the people. 729 more words

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Mount Rushmore: Los Angeles Dodgers

Bud Selig used to talk about “crown jewel” franchises. The Yankees, the Red Sox, the Cardinals, probably the Cubs and the Giants, maybe even the Braves. 1,908 more words

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