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The Paradox of Christian Discipleship (Mk. 8.22-38) II

Last Sunday we meditated on “The Paradox of Jesus’ Messianic Identity”. I said at the end that we need to understand and accept the paradox of Jesus’ messianic identity in order to understand and accept the paradox of Christian discipleship. 2,688 more words

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Was Born Today in 1862

Today marks the birthday of Ida B. Wells-Barnett — the educator and journalist who pioneered investigative reporting techniques still used today to uncover details of lynchings across the South. 333 more words

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Lynching of a man in Karnatka

Neighbourhood News Desk/ Simran Nijhawan: The police have arrested around 30 people in connection with the lynching of a man in Karnataka’s Bidar district on the suspicion that he was a child-lifter. 67 more words

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Day 5: Montgomery, Alabama

A little note before we begin today: I couldn’t post this until I got around some working wifi, so when I say “today,” I mean Thursday, July 12th… 631 more words

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Doctor Diaries. The power of a "Mob"

Life hands us surprises. But sometimes, when the surprise is unpleasant and comes as a reward for your act of kindness, it is difficult not to crumble. 1,092 more words

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Still looking for the muderers of Till?

The Department of  Justice (DoJ) of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, this stalwart of civil rights of our era in March 2018, reopened the inquiry into the murder of Emmett Till because they have found “new” information about the case. 253 more words

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Report: Emmett Till Case To Be Reopened By Justice Department

In light of “new information,” Emmett Till’s death investigation will be opened by the government, according to the AP.

The 14-year-old’s death by lynching in Money, Mississippi rocked the proverbial core of America and as a result became a watershed moment in the civil rights movement. 227 more words

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