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Embrace: God's Radical Shalom for a Divided World @LeroyBarber

Tuesdays is the day for “Natasha’s Study.” It is a time of sharing book reviews, book reflections or discussions, book recommendations, or what I am learning from books. 1,040 more words

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The Birth of a Nation: From Darkness to Light

When I was a college student at the United States Naval Academy, I received an email from a stranger who was tracing his family tree. My maiden name “Sistrunk” is quite rare, and it is one that we shared so he wanted a chance to meet. 207 more words


On Chumps and Men

Boy sees woman’s profile on a dating site, boy actually reads profile and sends a message that reflects he has. Woman is surprised as anyone who has done the online dating thing knows most of the men on these sites and apps really suck, or so many women lament. 908 more words


FEATURED POST: Why Racial Bias Still Pervades America

That race remains one of our most vexing national issues – from bias in the sharing economy, to the lack of diversity in the executive ranks to the… 344 more words


Natasha's Study: "Just Mercy" book review

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

The death sentence, and the heartbreak and devastation of this miscarriage of justice had created permanent injuries. 1,250 more words

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Blame Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, Not Obama, for Making Race Relations Worse.

We hear it all the time these days – largely from politicians on the Right – “Obama has made the racial divide in America ‘worse’ than ever.” Indeed, Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City, who oversaw a sea change in the City – where crime rates went down as civil rights abuses and police shootings peaked – stated at the Republican National Convention, the following: “What happened to ‘There’s no black America, there’s no white America, there’s just America’ … What happened to it? 1,565 more words

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