redemption

The film Just Mercy

Warner Brothers Offers Free Access to the Film ‘Just Mercy’

“Just Mercy,” released in theaters January 2020, tells the compelling true story of Bryan Stevenson’s work on civil rights and criminal reform issues through the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI).  “Just Mercy” follows lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his fight for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongfully

The Melody of the Mulberries

Book excerpt: This sequel to The Whispering of the Willows is set in the late 1920s’ Appalachia. Appalachian life is filled with beauty and struggle. My mother,

The Melody of the Mulberries

Book excerpt: This sequel to The Whispering of the Willows is set in the late 1920s’ Appalachia. Appalachian life is filled with beauty and struggle. My mother,

Saint Kobe and Our Sin

Anyone who says that 21st-century America is incurably irreligious needs only to consider the national reaction to the tragic death of retired basketball superstar Kobe

CNN’s ‘Redemption Project’

What is Restorative Justice? “Restorative justice seeks to heal the harm caused by crime. Instead of focusing on retribution, it focuses on rehabilitation. At its core, it is a

Lecrae

Unashamed outsider: Lecrae

Is this “the year of black memoir?” Imani Perry, professor of African American studies at Princeton, thinks so, and she places recent books like Ta-Nehisi

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