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When Celebrating MLK Day, Don’t Forget Coretta Scott King

By Hannah McMahan | January 18, 2019

Had it not been for the visionary and tireless advocacy of Coretta Scott King, we would not have Martin Luther King Jr. Day. She fought for justice her entire life and had the vision to bring us this day.

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Keith Tyler, trustee at Simmons College of Kentucky, discusses the impact of younger generations on combatting racism.

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The Crisis of Craft in “Christian Cinema”

By Cliff Vaughn | March 20, 2001

World Wide Pictures, the film division of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is exploring a new approach to “Christian cinema.” Its latest film, “Road to Redemption,” tries to infuse its characters with a sense of a spiritual journey, said Barry Werner, the film’s director of operations, in a Religion News Service article. “If we can […]

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Community Involvement Booming in U.S., People Skeptical of Government Support

By Alex Smirnov | March 20, 2001

A recent survey suggests Americans have a profound sense of connectivity to their neighbors, contrary to the popular belief that they are reluctant to lead a busy community life and spend their leisure time at home watching sitcoms or surfing the Internet. Over 100 million Americans volunteered their time to help solve problems in their […]

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Connecting with Roberta Gilbert

By Bill Wilson | March 13, 2001

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S NOTE: Roberta Gilbert, M.D., is a psychiatrist in private practice and author of Connecting with Our Children: Guiding Principles for Parents in a Troubled World (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. 231 pages). >>WILSON: Many Americans believe we are in a cultural crisis related to families. You have written, “We are in […]

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U.S. Population Moves Beyond Black-White Paradigm, Youth Become Multiracial

By Staff | March 13, 2001

Nearly seven million people said they belong to more than one race, suggesting increased diversity in a nation where minority groups are growing significantly faster than the white population, according to the 2000 Census data. Americans were allowed to identify themselves as a member of more than one race for the first time in census […]

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Previous Supporters of Faith-based Funding Taking a Second Look

By Staff | March 13, 2001

President Bush’s faith-based funding plan has come under sharp attack from unexpected quarters. Pat Robertson, head of the Christian Coalition, wondered if the faith-based initiative might be “a real Pandora’s Box” on the Feb. 20 broadcast of the 700 club. Jerry Falwell, president of Liberty University, told Beliefnet he had “deep concerns about the faith-based […]

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