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Equal Souls

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. At the beginning of this first full week of Black History Month, it’s clear America’s civil rights movement still has a long way to go.  The unique gift of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership continues to bear fruit, even in his absence.  But something else is missing from the landscape of contemporary civil… Read more »


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It’s often said that before we can hope to understand someone else’s life, we need to walk a mile in their shoes. Or perhaps join them on a car ride from Washington D.C. to Texas.  Before he became vice-president and ascended to the White House following JFK’s assassination in November 1963, Texas senator Lyndon B. Johnson sometimes asked his black… Read more »