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'American Promise' Film Documents Two Black Families Navigating Education in America
Originally Posted: 10/31/2013 - 12:47pm | Type: Blog

The documentary presents complicated truths about America’s struggle to come of age on issues of race, class, and opportunity. American Promise  spans 13 years as Joe Brewste ...

New York City Sues Orthodox Shops Over Dress Codes
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

The New York City Commissionon Human Rights is suing ultra-Orthodox Jewish business owners in Brooklyn because they posted signs calling on customers to dress modestly in their stores. ...

Christmas Favorites from SoJo's Christmas Favorites: Jason Harrod
Originally Posted: 12/19/2011 - 2:25pm | Type: Blog

"My favorite Christmas Hymn (technically an advent hymn) is 'O come, O come, Emmanuel.' I like it because it expresses the longing for Jesus to be 'with us,' and also that tension I b ...

Project Safe Surrender
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 4:56pm | Type: Blog

Project Safe Surrender is not quite Jubilee— offenders aren’t guaranteed amnesty — but there is a taste of the Resurrection. Can’t get to court? Then go to church. Clergy in a ...

Is Evangelical Christianity Having a Great Gay Awakening?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/01/25/is-evangelical-christianity-having-a-great-gay-awakening/" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>Some of my dearest friends a ...