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Frederick Douglass Challenged Christians to Live Without Hypocrisy

In his 77 years, Frederick Douglass, America's most famous abolitionist, delivered thousands of speeches, wrote three autobiographies, started newspapers, ...


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The First North American Missionary—a Freed Slave

The first missionary from North America was George Liele, a former slave who left the American colonies for Jamaica in 1782 and began a ministry of preaching ...


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Woman Prays Her Way Through Injustice

Bryan Stephenson, author of Just Mercy and founder of an organization that tries to help those unjustly convicted of crimes, was trying to free a man ...


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Scene from Film 'Lincoln' on Lincoln's Courageous Leadership

In a powerful scene during the film Lincoln, starring Daniel Day Lewis, the bloody Civil War has tested the nation's endurance, but the tide is finally ...


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Black Actor Achieves Breakthrough Role on 'Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood'

A 2016 episode on NPR's "StoryCorps" interviewed Francois Clemmons, who played the role of friendly Officer Clemmons on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood for over ...


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Author Ta-Neishi Coates Wonders about the Church

In his New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates writes a book length letter to his adolescent son, Samori. It's a brutally ...


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Coming in Last — or First? — at the Boston Marathon

Nearly 27,000 runners competed in the 2016 Boston Marathon. One of those runners, 72-year-old Fran Drozdz, crossed the finish line at 8:45 p.m. the day ...


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Astronaut Takes on the London Marathon—While Still in Space

Most of us probably consider running a marathon to be an impressive feat. But what about running a marathon in space? A British astronaut on the International ...


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Philadelphia Apologizes to Jackie Robinson … 69 Years Later

In 1947, when Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in pro baseball, stepped to the plate against Philadelphia Phillies they heaped abuse ...


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Finish the Race, Then Celebrate

Your heart pounding, your muscles aching, you see the finish line approaching as you lead the race. With overwhelming joy, you start to celebrate your ...


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