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What Black Children Are Really Being Taught

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A page out of a textbook and a recent study reveal that black children, particularly black girls, are not being taught or treated the same as their white peers. Read more

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Dr. Calvin Butts’s Favorite Preacher, Mo’Ne Davis, and More

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Mo’Ne Davis steals our hearts again, Dr. Calvin Butts talks about the preacher who inspired him, a student gets an early graduation and more in this week’s good news. Read more

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Orphans Abandoned, Shunned in Africa’s Ebola Crisis

By Sheilia Passewe 

As Ebola continues its rampage across Liberia and elsewhere in West Africa, thousands of children are taking a double hit. Read more

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Black Christian Women Now: Political Engagement

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As black women continue to rise in political influence, Black Christian women are increasingly forced to consider how they politically engage in a biblically faithful way. Read more

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Jim Wallis on Ferguson: Repentance Has Not Happened There Yet

By Lilly Fowler 

Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners, talks about how faith plays a role in his decision to come to St. Louis and how his past involvement in the civil rights era compares to today. Read more

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Ebola Outbreak: How You Can Help

By Jolie Lee 

Nearly 4,000 deaths have been attributed to the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. Here is a list of charities responding to the Ebola outbreak on the ground. Read more

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Black Christian Women Now: Where Do We Stand?

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An introduction to a multimedia series exploring the intersection of faith and lived experience for black Christian women. Read more

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In Africa, Church Leaders Responding to Climate Change Locally and Globally

By Fredrick Nzwili 

As climate change devastates communities in Kenya, church leaders are caught in a bind. Read more

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The Fives, Taking Ferguson to the White House, and More in Good News

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Find out about the five women on the Georgia ballot, five urban farms tending to food desert issues, the two young people who took Ferguson to the White House and more. Read more

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DeVon Franklin on Abstinence in Relationships

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The film executive, Seventh Day Adventist preacher and husband of Megan Good gives advice on how to broach the topic of abstinence in a sexually-active relationship. Read more

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