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August 13, 2019

     In this inspiring and powerful talk, Megan Francis traces the root causes of our current racial climate to their core causes, debunking common misconceptions and calling out "fix-all" cures to a complex social problem Megan Ming Francis is an Assistant Professor i...

May 31, 2019

The Public Morality Radio Show

Episode 135 Aimee Allison Revs. Gary Williams Willard Bass

Conversation with Aimee Allison, founder of She the People about the successful presidential forum for Democratic candidates, as well as Rev. Willard Bass and Gary Williams about th...

Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of "What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy" and has been an anti-racist educator, and has heard justifications of racism by white men and women in her workshops for over two decades. This justification, which sh...

February 9, 2019

 This narrated video provides an honest look into the dark history of America, confronting a past of slavery that is very much tied to the roots of racism experienced today.

November 11, 2018

The story we tell about slavery is almost always regional, rather than national. We remember it as a cruel institution of the southern states that would later secede from the Union. Slavery, in this telling, appears limited in scope, an unfortunate detour on the nation...

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and founder of the Moral Mondays movement, shared insight about standing up for morality

March 17, 2018

FORT WORTH — Charmaine Pruitt wrote the names of 12 churches on a sheet of paper, tore the paper into 12 strips, and dropped them into a Ziploc bag. It was Sunday morning and time to pick which church to attend.

This time of the week two years earlier, there would have...

March 14, 2018

From: Kieth Wilson

The University of Missouri Reynolds Journalism Institute conducted a survey of over 8,700 people last year. The mission was to determine the most trusted and least trusted news sources.

Per a link to the survey from an article in Marketwatch.com, “the...

November 10, 2017

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Christians worldwide are celebrating the 500th anniversary Tuesday of the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther, in posting his 95 Theses on the door of a church in Wittenberg, Germany, challenged the church hierarchy of his day, calling Chr...

July 12, 2017

The data shown in the following article comes from the Facebook dating app, Are You Interested (AYI), which works like this: Users in search of someone for a date or for sex flip through profiles of other users and, for each one, click either “yes” (I like what I see)...

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