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He Was My Brother

On June 21, 1964, in Neshoba County, Mississippi, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Mickey Schwerner were assassinated as they worked for civil rights. A deputy sheriff assisted in their murders. They died so others could be free. He was my … Continue reading

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Character as clear as black and white

The president-elect of the United States kicked-off the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend by attacking on Twitter a civil rights legend who marched with King. John Lewis, a 14-term member of Congress, announced last week that he intended to … Continue reading

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Watch Night

I learned of Watch Nigh” at my historically black seminary (one of the many, many blessings I received by attending the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University). In the African American community, Watch Night services on … Continue reading

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Civil Rights activist Jonathan Daniels

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of white Civil Rights activist Jonathan Daniels. Faith on the Fringe has many international readers. For some, and for younger readers who may not understand the depths of the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Christian persecution? Not really

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