Tag: urban communities

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    As Baltimore faces the first police trial relating to the death of Freddie Gray, R&E visits a church in the city’s Cherry Hill neighborhood whose ministry and outreach include a boxing gym. Says head coach Mike Mosley, “In life there’s so much temptation, there’s so much bad out there that it’s hard to know you’re doing the right thing. I know 100 percent of the time when I’m in the gym is the right thing, and there’s a freedom in that.” More

    November 25, 2015 | Comments

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    “There still remains a profound level of inequality here and a lot of economic policies that exclude the poor,” says architect Alejandro Echeverri. “But I’m optimistic, because Medellin does have this spirit of social commitment and trust.” More

    November 20, 2015 | Comments

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    Read more of Kelly Hudson’s interview with University of Chicago sociology professor Omar McRoberts about the suburbanization of black churches. More

    February 6, 2004 | Comments

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    A growing black middle class and the lack of available land in cities are luring some African-American congregations to the suburbs, depriving their old neighborhoods of the ministries that had served them. More

    February 6, 2004 | Comments