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Community Organizing Affirms Human Dignity For All

In Sojourners magazine, Danny Duncan Collum's
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Friday Links Round-Up

Jon Stewart on Ground Zero. Revisiting the Lower Ninth Ward. The March on Washington. Here's a roundup of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Remembering Katrina: A Reflection

I arrived in the faith-based advocacy community in Washington, D.C. fresh out of divinity school.
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The Legacy of Martin Luther King: We Won't Turn Back

[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's Politics will feature a series of posts on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
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What Constitutes Sacred Space at Ground Zero?

Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11, Lower Manhattan remains plagued by the sight of a gaping hole where the Twin Towers once stood.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Was a Social Justice Christian

This coming Saturday, August 28 will mark the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech." Glenn Beck has chosen this d
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The Legacy of Martin Luther King: From 1963 to 2010

[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's Politics will feature a series of posts on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
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In Honor of Women's Equality Day

It took more than 70 years of blood, work, and persistence, but the movement prevailed and on August 18, 1920, women were given the right to both vote and run for office.
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The Legacy of Martin Luther King: Coming Close Enough to Measure Character

[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's
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The Clay Talks Back

"You are the Potter, I am the clay." I grew up singing that in youth group at church -- but never with very much enthusiasm.
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