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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.7. 2018 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across. 1. White supremacy and the illusion of “equity” I recently came across this article, which opened my eyes to the covert racism of the popular “equity vs. equality” meme that made […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.23. 2018 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. I know I’ve been affected by the masculine norms mentioned in this video. Representative Ilhan Omar sheds light on the experience of refugees that are resettled in the United States. Miseducation lays […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.16. 2018 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

This week sets conversations of happiness (Thanksgiving with a long table of friends) and sadness (our region is on fire) in sharp contrast. 1. This has been a week of loss on loss. In nearby Thousand Oaks, California, a shooter firing on celebrating college students, a half mile from our home a cyclist run down […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.26. 2018 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. When adoptions take place, many parents aren’t thinking about how to have conversations about race, but Nicole Chung explains why that needs to change. 2. It is easy to feel like […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.19. 2018 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Each week we find it hard to pare down the conversations at home, at church and online, so this week we add a bonus item. And we have more. Never Caught is the story of George and Martha Washington’s relentless pursuit of a runaway slave who made her escape by advantage of temporary living in […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.12. 2018 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Senate Judiciary Hearings It’s been a rough couple of weeks for women. The press and many people in the United States are discussing whether or […]

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When they come for you(r whole neighborhood)

9.19. 2018 Posted By: Kevin Ressler

I am frustrated and infuriated. I live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a community that on Sunday experienced an occupation level I haven’t seen since I was in the West Bank during a study abroad term in college. Before Sunday, I never in my own neighborhood had to hold my camera in the air and state what […]

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