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RACISM

INCLUSION & RESPECT
Buddhism wasn’t the only religion that had a profound impact on MLK. A religious intellectual, MLK owned a copy of the Book of Mormon.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Had there been no Freedom Summer, and no national attention focused on civil rights, would bigotry and hate have continued to flourish unabated?
TOLERANCE
Tutu, who passed away this week, was an exuberant warrior who fought against apartheid in his native South Africa and for justice and human rights around the world.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Freedom does not come by declaration alone. It has to be demanded, fought for, and won.
INCLUSION & RESPECT
Celebrate, in whatever way you can. The world is turning a corner. There is an incredible amount of work to be done, but good people everywhere are doing it.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Achievements in science, peace, brotherhood, religion, the arts—those things which bring us together—are conspicuous in their non-memorialization.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Pandemics, open racism, bitter divisions and inequalities are among the matters confronting the nation’s roughly 20 million teens ages 14-18—issues that would tax any adult emotionally and mentally. So how do persons who are still coming of age, still trying to understand the world around them respond to the dizzying maelstrom of conflicts that comprise our world?
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
The lesson of Yom Kippur is that all of us—no exceptions, no excuses—can change for the better.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Suppose a rock crashed through your window slamming into the wall of your living room, narrowly missing the sofa where your grandchild sits. Then suppose the tires were slashed on your car and truck, with hate messages and swastikas scrawled on those vehicles.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY
A one-of-a-kind study encompassing the increasing numbers of Jews of color—African Americans, Asians, mixed races and others of non-white descent—has turned conventional wisdom as to the definition of a Jew on its head, and has revived echoes of the age-old legend of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.