Weekly Wrap 2.2.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

By the Web Editors 2-02-2018

1. I Quit Twitter, and It Feels Great

Just a suggestion. (from The New York Times)

2. Can an Institution Built on the Back of Women Be the One to Liberate Them?

“#MeToo is a call to the church to begin to think about the implicit risk in our theologies … It is also a call to begin thinking about systems and processes of accountability for when sexualized violence invades our houses of worship.”

3. How to Not Die in America

“I spent months of my life at the mercy of people with the capacity—and perhaps more importantly, the incentive—to care for me.” … Not everyone who enters the hospital system has that luxury.

4. Diverse Body of Christian Leaders Releases Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

Read the full letter delivered to Congress this week.

5. Twins Born Minutes Apart, But Only One Is a U.S. Citizen

An illuminating case of the implications of how birthright citizenship policies can play out with gay couples.

6. An Artist Reimagines a Travel Guide for Black Americans

For a new show at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, artist Derrick Adams recreates a Utopian version of the Jim Crow-era The Negro Motorist Green Book.

7. White Evangelicals’ Deal with the Donald: A Cautionary Tale

They give him mulligan after mulligan after mulligan. But where do they go after Trump no longer needs them?

8. What Amazon Does to Poor Cities

Is any new job a good job? As cities scramble to lure Amazon’s HQ2, a look at what the massive influx of warehouse jobs has changed cities.

9. Nearly 9,000 DACA Teachers Face an Uncertain Future

“Maria Rocha, a teacher in San Antonio, Texas, says it's gut wrenching, but she's trying not to show it in front of her third-graders. … It's even harder, she says, because some of her students are also at risk of being deported.”

10. New Saints For 2018

"SAINT BROCK FROM BOULDER
Believed a woman."

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