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Views from a Ridge

Cynthia B. Astle

  • White supremacy

    Begone, White Supremacy!

    Whatever else we might think about the Jan. 6 events in Washington, D.C., one thing is abundantly clear: America’s foundation of white supremacy has been completely unmasked, and no one who claims to follow Jesus can support its continuance. Read more

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    Lessons of Hope from the Chaos

    A week of protests against the police killing of George Floyd are a start, but dismantling racism in America will require white people to do the hard work of educating themselves about what people of color face every day. Read more

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Notable Quotes 


"There are still things worthy of our love. Honor, decency, courage, beauty, and truth. Tenderness, human empathy, and a sense of duty. A good society. And a commitment to human dignity."

 – Peter Wehner, "Trump Is Losing His Mind," The Atlantic.

"The heart of our public policy must not be far from our words on morality and values."

– The Rev. William Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, a nonprofit modeled on King’s organizing work, quoted by The Associated Press.