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Today in black history: Malcolm X assassinated

Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.

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"Nuns on the Bus" tour nation for immigration reform

Sister Simone Campbell was upbeat on the possibility of meaningful immigration reform.

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Today in women's history: Anne Hutchinson banned from Bay Colony

Not enough is said today about the role of women in formulating the basic beliefs we have about the nature of freedom itself.

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Pope to quit over failing health

In a move without precedent since the Middle Ages, Pope Benedict announced his resignation today.

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Ten Commandments monument spurs controversy in Oklahoma

The American Civil Liberties Union is considering challenging the placement of a Ten Commandments monument near the Oklahoma state Capitol.

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SOA Watch meets with White House deputy advisor: Lessons learned

Denis McDonough, deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama, met with a delegation from the SOA Watch movement here Nov. 13.

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Reclaim democracy, protect the vulnerable says faith community

At its Fire of Faith, Rekindling Democracy rally this past Sunday, the Detroit metropolitan faith community unveiled a new kind of "heat" beginning to sweep the region.

Speaking up for sex abuse victims

I was interested in July 31 news reports that the church's pastor, Jack Schaap, was fired for having sexual relationships with a minor.

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Chick-fil-A is trying to feed us homophobia

Chick-fil-A has maintained a sharp anti-gay stance, feeding millions of dollars into organizations that oppose same-sex marriage.

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Religious leaders: racial equality requires action

Overcoming racial overtones dominating the economic and political life of Southeast Michigan was the challenge.

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