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How the Long Arc of Moral Universe Bends Toward Justice

By Richard Wilson | January 17, 2020

He wasn’t the first to say it, but Martin Luther King popularized the phrase that “the arc of the moral universe … bends toward justice.” For justice to prevail, people who hope for justice must become and be advocates for it.

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Yvette Carnell, writer and founder of Breaking Brown, talks about what ethical behavior looks like in terms of race relations in the United States.

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Beneath the Skin: A Documentary about Baptists and Racism

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