Weekly Wrap 6.26.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 6.26.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. Put Your Shoes On. We Are Marching

I’ve never been more scared for my Black son, but I knew this is what we had to do.

2. The Second Great Depression

At least four major factors are terrifying economists and weighing on the recovery.

3. How To Be Alone

Karen decided to leave monastic life. She found a rent-free cabin a few hours away in Colt Run Holler, W.Va. She moved in with just $100 and an old Ford Bronco. Alone in the woods, she became a hermit.

4. The End of the Girlboss Is Here

The girlboss didn’t change the system; she thrived within it. Now that system is cracking, and so is this icon of millennial hustle.

5. The Rest Is Only Temporary

Immigrants have been willing to carry these oppressive burdens because there are no other options to make a way for our status in the system.

6. Get Police Out of Schools, Including University Campuses

Calls to defund and abolish police departments have fueled movements to dismantle and defund police on college campuses.

7. The Black Church Has Always Resisted Anti-Blackness

On the 155th observance of Juneteenth, a collective of Black church pastors and theologians released a theological statement to ‘emphatically repudiate the evil beast of white racism, white supremacy, white superiority and its concomitant and abiding anti-Black violence.’

8. 'Jesus And John Wayne' Explores Christian Manhood — And How Belief Can Bolster Trump

What does it mean to be a Christian man?

9. The History of Racism Is Not Past

This history runs through, into, and over my interracial children.

10. What's Next for the Poor People's Campaign?

We have said from the very beginning of our work together that our goal is to shift the moral narrative in this country. And we know that means changing who holds power.