Weekly Wrap 7.26.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 7.26.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. Inside Liberty University’s ‘Culture of Fear’

How Jerry Falwell Jr. silences students and professors who reject his pro-Trump politics. A report by alumnus Will E. Young.

2. Poem: Love letter to Hawai'i, Puerto Rico, and Hong Kong

The water that gives life mixes / With the blood and the tears / From the gas, the bullets

3. Ilhan Omar: It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump’s Racism

The nation’s ideals are under attack, and it is up to all of us to defend them.

4. Molly of Denali and the Power of Indigenous Representation

If Americans can grow to understand that Indigenous peoples and cultures belong on the television, maybe we will all grow to understand that Indigenous voices belong in every dialogue that happens in the United States.

5. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Has Resigned After Weeks Of Massive Protests

Rosselló was under pressure to resign after leaked chats between him and his closest advisers showed him using misogynistic language and making anti-gay jokes.

6. Religious Liberty Shouldn’t Come at the Expense of Human Rights

Many survivors of religious persecution, as well as communities currently facing threats on the basis of their faith, depend on several institutions currently shunned by the Trump administration.

7. The Assassin Next Door

My family’s immigrant journey and James Earl Ray’s path to targeting Martin Luther King, Jr., intersected at an unglamorous corner of East Hollywood.

8. 'Skin' Shows the Power of Human Empathy

This film tells the story of Bryon Widner's exit from white supremacy and how love redeemed his life.

9. Why Native Hawaiians are Fighting to Protect a Mountain from a Telescope

Maunakea is among the most sacred sites in Hawaiian cosmology.

10. A Cross of Human Bodies

Disobedience in the face of what is inhuman is a personal, religious, and social virtue to increase the good.

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