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Civil Rights Act Anniversary: Committed to liberation

Angella Current-Felder's parents and her experiences during Freedom Summer shaped her continuing concern for the liberation of people of African descent. Read More

A banner commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. flies above the National Mall in Washington during the 50th anniversary celebration of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

United Methodists remember and look ahead

They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march. Read More

Clergy children from segregation era reunited

Daughter of Bishop Oliphint and son of Bishop Handy recall end to racially constituted jurisdiction of church they both serve today. Read More

Our Social Principles alive in 1965 march

On the anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday,' re-enactors trace the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965 and a participant recalls contrasts. Read More

Pastor’s civil rights work still matters

Bishop's daughter recalls her father's courage as a segregated South struggled within its United Methodist churches. Read More