The 160-year-old John Wesley AME Zion Church is one of the few predominantly African American churches that still exists in downtown Washington, D.C.
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More houses of worship are offering mental health programs, especially African American congregations.
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the Freedom March on Washington in 1963.
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A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.‘s moral and ethical vision.
Andrew Foster with students from the boarding school for deaf children at Mampong-Akwapim, Ghana, about 1961.
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Ghana urgently needs an official Ghanaian Sign Language (GSL) policy. Such a move has the potential to humanize education for people who are Deaf and alleviate the linguistic discrimination they face.
What is the meaning of the 2,500-year old Hebrew psalm for oppressed groups?
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Frederick Douglass used the words of Psalm 137 in his famous speech, ‘What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?’ For centuries, this poem has resonated with writers and composers on how humans deal with trauma.
Sojourner Truth Memorial in Florence, Massachusetts.
Since the 19th century, a long line of black women preachers set in motion a tradition that spoke against injustices and questioned patriarchal attitudes. Here’s their story.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Sacred music joins people in a collective expression - whether of joy, sorrow or protest.