“The White House Correspondents’ Dinner touches on everything that is lucratively diseased in Washington journalism — but the martyrdom of 10 journalists in Afghanistan tells you everything you need to know about hardscrabble courage in the profession.”
James Cone not only opened the door to liberation theology, but showed the message of liberation to be at the core of the gospel.
From New York Times: “The book’s release could have a profound impact on Hurston’s literary legacy. Hurston, who died in 1960, is best known for her works of fiction, including Their Eyes Were Watching God and Moses, Man of the Mountain. But she was also a groundbreaking anthropologist and ethnographer, one of the first in her field to record and study African-American folklore, at a time when most scholars ignored black culture, or dismissed it as primitive.”
Why? And what about Zeresh …?
Like Sinclair stations, but online.
“From October to December 2017, HHS called 7,635 children the agency had placed with sponsors, and found 6,075 of the children were still living with their sponsors, 28 had run away, five had been deported and 52 were living with someone else. The rest were missing, said Steven Wagner, acting assistant secretary at HHS.”
Writer and illustrator Mari Andrew’s new book Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood chronicles in charming doodles the realities and traumas that come with living through your 20s.
Facebook enabled ethnic-cleansing-related hate speech in Myanmar; many died and thousands fled. Rather than take responsibility, it’s turning away.
“Few of the residents in the area know that the wooden houses they live in are of immense historical importance. They are some of the last surviving Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul, where vast construction projects and a relentless drive for modernization have transformed the city’s landscape in the last century.”
Our prayer is this: May our reading and writing lead to preaching and legislating, may our preaching and legislating heal trauma and end sexual violence. Amen.