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Will Fear or Hope Illuminate Baylor’s LGBTQ Decision?

By Carole Meriwether | May 17, 2019

Signed by over 3,000 Baylor students, faculty, staff and alumni, a petition asks the university to allow official LGBTQ student groups on campus. The question for Baylor officials is whether they will live by fear or by hope.

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Mitch Randall, executive director of, reflects on the lessons of the integration of Little Rock's Central High School in 1957.

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