Weekly Wrap 5.10.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

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By the Web Editors 5-10-2019

1. Rachel Held Evans Inspired Women To Step Boldly Into Our Own Place

“She’s a hero not because she did what cannot be done, but because she showed us what is possible when we allow the good news to sink into our particular, God-breathed being.”

2. The Coming Generation War

The Democrats are rapidly becoming the party of the young — and the consequences could be profound.

3. India's Adivasis Caught Between State and Guerilla Violence

“Extrajudicial killings of unarmed villagers have been common in these parts of the world.”

4. This Woman Fought To End Minnesota's 'Marital Rape' Exception, And Won

This week, Minnesota's Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill removing protections for individuals who rape their spouses. About a dozen states still shield spouses from prosecution in sexual assault cases.

5. What Do We Owe Our Kids?

"As parents, how can we navigate the tension between our moral ideals of justice and equality and our desire to give our own kids the best opportunities we can?"

6. Rohingya Women, Girls Being Trafficked to Malaysia for Marriage

Al Jazeera reveals how refugees in Bangladesh camps are vulnerable to proposals from single Rohingya men in Malaysia.

7. A Q&A with 'The Color of Compromise' author Jemar Tisby

“… for so long this information about pro-slavery, pro-segregation white Christian theologians has been hidden, obscured, or denied.”

8. Who Owns South Africa?

A fiercely debated program of land reform could address racial injustice — or cause chaos.

9. In Collective Grief, What Does Our Humanity Require of Us?

"Grief is there to remind us that our scars are real and that they reveal something to us about our own souls."

10. From Gloom To Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy

Reaching out in kindness, mindful breathing and taking time daily to note positive moments and personal strengths are all part of a program that reduces anxiety and depression. But it takes practice.

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