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The Rev. James Lawson is a United Methodist pastor and recognized leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. Lawson was an advisor to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Litany authored by Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

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DOWNLOAD ROUNDTABLE TRANSCRIPT/ ADD YOUR NAME – STOP SLAVERY FINALLY ABSTRACT Section 1. Amendment XIII. Ratified December 6, 1865 “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, nor any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Section 1. Amendment XIV. […]

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  Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith -Writer, author, musician, pastor, preacher and social justice advocate. She is a graduate of Yale Divinity School and author of “Crazy Faith: Ordinary People; Extraordinary Lives,” which won the 2009 National Best Books Award. Follow Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith on Twitter:www.twitter.com/cassad DOWNLOAD

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#RIGHTEOUSRESISTANCE American democracy is in crisis. Racial justice, civil and human rights progress of the past two decades is being reversed at an alarming rate. Brazen and bold acts of racial terror by white supremacists, KKK, and Neo-Nazi sympathizers seek to intimidate and instill fear in African Americans and others seeking equality in our nation. […]

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Prepared and Submitted by the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference #RIGHTEOUSRESISTANCE In the spring of 2006, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and its horrific destruction of lives and property, Dr. Iva E. Carruthers, general secretary of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc., organized the Katrina National Justice Commission. The Commission was convened in three cities […]

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Our challenge is not to “Make America Great Again.” We have an obligation to remake America. Charlottesville is another fatal reminder America must be born again.

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The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church condemns the violence that exploded in Charlottesville, Virginia. The “Unite the Right” march was sponsored by white supremacists, white nationalists, and the Ku Klux Klan to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. It was responded to by counter protestors. The […]

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By Walter A. McCray, Herein the National Black Evangelical Association goes on record in our opposition to the racism, bigotry, violence, and hate perpetuated by anti-love and anti-justice groups demonstrating their white supremacy, neo-Nazism, KKK, skinhead, and “alt-right” ideologies in the tragedies of Charlottesville, VA and other places throughout America, and against people of African-descent, […]

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The march in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a reminder of how deep-seated the reality of racism is in this country.

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