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RJGA to host discussion in February
In honor of Black History Month, Racial Justice Georgia will be hosting a 4-part discussion series of Dante Stewart's Shoutin' in the Fire: An American Epistle (https://www.dantecstewart.com/book). A powerful meditation on being young, Black, and Christian in the...
Racial Justice Georgia Participates in Annual Pilgrimage
Racial Justice Georgia participates in annual pilgrimage
Remembering Igbo Landing: The story of rebellion on Georgia’s shores by Natalie Mendenhall, GPB News
Records describe how the Igbo took control of the ship and drove their captors into the water. But there were still men on the shore, waiting to force the Igbo onto plantations. And so the people, most still wearing their iron shackles, decided to take one more step.
Liberty County sheriff opens probe into traffic stop, drug search involving HBCU student-athletes by Benjamin Payne, GPB News
Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is probing allegations from the Delaware State University women’s lacrosse team that deputies of the Georgia county unlawfully searched the team’s luggage on the way home from an April 2022 game in Florida.
The 69th General Convention’s statement on childbirth and abortion
We believe that legislation concerning abortions will not address the root of the problem. We therefore express our deep conviction that any proposed legislation on the part of national or state governments regarding abortions must take special care to see that individual conscience is respected, and that the responsibility of individuals to reach informed decisions in this matter and acknowledged and honored.
Ahmaud Arbery Verdict
Ahmaud Arbery Verdict
Good Shepherd School named to 2022 ‘Places in Peril’ list by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
The Georgia Trust’s Places in Peril program seeks to identify and preserve historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy.
Dwala Nobles speaks with NBC News ahead of the trial in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
“It’s not going to take much,” said Dwala Nobles, a Brunswick native who works with the local Episcopalian Archdiocese’s racial justice team. “When you have the visual evidence, then it’s very clear because your eyes are not lying to you. So, to have anything other than a guilty verdict means that those bodies sitting on that jury didn’t see what you saw. And the question would be: Why?”
A letter and prayer from Bishop Logue ahead of jury selection in State of Georgia v. Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William R. Bryan
Almighty God, whose justice alone is eternal, be present with the judge and jurors charged with bringing earthly justice in the death of Ahmaud Arbery.
Racial Justice and Reconciliation Ministry Makes a Pilgrimage to Pennick
Eight members of the diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Ministry committee spent this past weekend in Glynn and McIntosh counties, for a pilgrimage centered on the feast day of St. Anna Alexander (September 24).