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“Selma sowed, but it did not reap”; anniversary puts spotlight on deep poverty

With the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday this weekend, America was reminded how this small city helped bring sweeping change to the nation.

On same-sex marriage in Alabama and the United Methodist Church (COMMENTARY)

Scripture was cited to support prohibitions against the ordination of women, the validation of the enslavement of blacks, support for racial segregation, and resistance to interracial marriage. Scripture has not changed in its content, but I believe we have been Spirit-led to re-interpret those Scriptures that were used to enforce the above.

Selma (REVIEW)

In an Oscar worthy performance, David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. accomplishes the daunting challenge of effectively re-presenting the very well-known public oratory of MLK.

Ralph Abernathy: Martin Luther King Jr.’s overlooked ‘civil rights twin’

“Martin didn’t do anything that Ralph David Abernathy didn’t do except he took a bullet,” Juanita Abernathy recalled in an interview. “Martin never made a decision that Ralph Abernathy was not a part of. And it trickled down from the two of them to everybody else.”

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