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MLK National Memorial
August 26, 2011
MLK National Memorial
“American politics is broken today, and Dr. King’s message, his life, his values and virtues can offer us a strategy for healing what is broken.”
August 26, 2011
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Robert Franklin Extended Interview
August 26, 2011
Robert Franklin Extended Interview
The president of Morehouse College speaks about Martin Luther King Jr.'s religious maturation as well as the need for contemporary Americans to have "the moral will to act" in the face of persistent economic disparities between blacks and whites.
August 26, 2011
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Ghana
August 26, 2011
Ghana
Religious leaders of this largely Christian country will play a key role in successfully managing its wealth and fostering its adherence to democratic values.
August 26, 2011
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A Stone of Hope
August 24, 2011
A Stone of Hope
We ask some of the first visitors to the MLK Memorial on the National Mall to share their thoughts on its significance and on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
August 24, 2011
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Pakistani Humanitarian
August 19, 2011
Pakistani Humanitarian
“We’ve been Muslims for 1400 years,” says Abdul Sattar Edhi, a one-man charity in Karachi who runs an ambulance service and with his wife, Bilquis Edhi, oversees orphanages, schools, nurseries, and shelters for thousands of women and children. “Why don’t we become human beings? God ...
August 19, 2011
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Ramadan Iftar
August 19, 2011
Ramadan Iftar
We visit a Virginia mosque that feeds Muslims and non-Muslims alike at its daily iftar meal to break the Ramadan fast.
August 19, 2011
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Vishnu
August 18, 2011
Vishnu
“He is the maintainer, the preserver, the one who saves the earth over and over again, “ says Joan Cummins, curator of the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition “Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior.”
August 18, 2011
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Africa Famine Firsthand Report
August 12, 2011
Africa Famine Firsthand Report
“The biggest challenge is the sheer volume of people,” says Tony Hall, former US ambassador to the UN World Food Program. Every day an estimated 1,500 malnourished refugees cross the Somalia-Kenya border to escape Somalia’s widening famine.
August 12, 2011
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Religious Hiring Rights
August 12, 2011
Religious Hiring Rights
At the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore, executive director Bob Gehman says, "If we were not able to discriminate in our hiring practices based on our faith and religion, that would change us."
August 12, 2011
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Eugene Peterson
August 12, 2011
Eugene Peterson
“You enter into the soul, the spirit of somebody else by listening to them, not by telling them something,” according to this retired Presbyterian minister who says he misses the intimacy that comes with pastoral ministry.
August 12, 2011
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Tax Justice
August 5, 2011
Tax Justice
"It’s a matter of sharing the burdens of a free society and a good society. That’s, morally speaking, what taxes are about," according to political philosopher and Harvard government professor Michael Sandel.
August 5, 2011
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King James Bible 400th Anniversary
August 5, 2011
King James Bible 400th Anniversary
It was the Bible of the speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., says author Jon Sweeney. “It’s the basis of cultural identity in the United States more than any other book.”
August 5, 2011
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