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2015 Union Convocation

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Watch the entire Convocation service above! View this quick take from Pamela Cooper-White: View this quick take from Andrea White:

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Anti-Police Brutality Protesters Arrested in December Say Constitutional Rights Were Violated by NYPD

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some anti-police brutality protesters arrested in December now say their constitutional rights were violated by the NYPD. NY1’s Dean Meminger filed the following report. Several protesters arrested and brought to police headquarters for questioning last year say they now feel they were treated like political prisoners. “They were asking all sorts of questions about, how

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Don’t cut the Perkins Loan Program.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Serene Jones — The Hill — April 16, 2015, 04:00 pm   Every year around Tax Day, while settling up my account with Uncle Sam, I think about what it is that my tax dollars help to support. Some things I strongly agree with, some not so much. As President of Union Theological Seminary, I’m especially appreciative

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The Path to Redemption for Our Criminal Justice System

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

By Serene Jones — @SereneJones — July 23, 2015   Rev. Dr. Serene Jones is President of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. We must first address the underlying issues President Barack Obama’s historic visit to a federal detention facility last week focused America’s attention on the brutal realities of our criminal justice system. Yet this

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America is less religious today, and it’s not just about the Millennials

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PBS NewsHour — May 12, 2015 at 6:20 PM EDT While the U.S. is still an overwhelmingly Christian country, since 2007 there has been a notable drop in the number of Americans who call themselves such, and the number of people who don’t identify as any religion has risen dramatically. Jeffrey Brown talks to Alan Cooperman

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Healing the racial wounds in America

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

MSNBC — Melissa Harris-Perry — 12/7/14 Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Rev. Dr. Serene Jones talk about the importance of love, faith and connection in healing the fault lines of race in America. Click Here to Watch the Video!

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