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And now, let’s get to this week’s highlights to help us leave colonized faith for the kingdom of God!
Sixty years ago this week, 250,000 people converged on the National Mall to contend for civil rights for Black Americans. The leaders were Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists whose names now fill history books, at least the books Republicans want to ban. This podcast from the Washington Post reflects on the oral history that the Post recently published to commemorate the event, highlights the march’s triumphs and shortcomings, and examines the long march ahead for the African diaspora in the United States today. Listening to the stories of people who were present on the Mall in 1963 reminds me that Black history is powerful and the imperative to share it is growing in urgency as more states seek to keep it out of schools. Truth is important to God, and I’m grateful that there are journalists, researchers, historians, and activists willing and able to preserve and protect it wherever they can.
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