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‘Slavery didn’t end; it evolved,’ Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative tells ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart

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‘Slavery didn’t end; it evolved,’ Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative tells ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Because Americans have never understood the myths of their own history that made it possible to have slavery, “Slavery didn’t end; it evolved,” Alabama’s Bryan Stevenson told Jon Stewart during the Oct. 16, 2014, “Daily Show.”

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Bryan Stevenson will be on the Daily Show on Thursday, October 16th

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Bryan Stevenson will be on the Daily Show on Thursday, October 16th

bryran stevensonBryan Stevenson will be on the Daily Show on Thursday, October 16th. It airs at 10:00 pm on Comedy Central.

Bryan will be the guest speaker at the free community gathering on Sunday Nov 2nd. Make plan to attend that great event and the conference on Monday!

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Can American courts be color, income-blind? Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative to speak in Huntsville

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Can American courts be color, income-blind? Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative to speak in Huntsville

bryanstevensonBryan Stevenson, who speaks in Huntsville on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, embodies the arc of the American dream. The great-grandson of slaves, Stevenson is a graduate of Harvard Law with a master’s in public policy, a law professor at New York University, and a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” recipient. He is also founder-director of the Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative.

Stevenson’s evening talk will open a regional conference on Nov. 3, Exploring Faith Intersections. Exploring Faith Intersections will feature a keynote address by theRev. Jim Wallis, founder-director of Sojourners, a faith-based organization that works to eliminate poverty and injustice in the United States. Monday’s conference, which is being sponsored by the Interfaith Mission Service, will also feature both local and nationally known leaders of faith-based initiatives to create a just, open, fair, prosperous and diverse community.

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Abrahamic Prayer group to mark Gandhi’s birthday in Huntsville with Bhagavad Gita study

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Abrahamic Prayer group to mark Gandhi’s birthday in Huntsville with Bhagavad Gita study

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The Huntsville interfaith study group, Abrahamic Prayers, will begin a year’s study on the Bhagavad Gita, the sacred Hindu text, on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, a day that coincides with the 145th anniversary of the birth of Gandhi, the devout Hindu who helped lead India’s revolution against Great Britain.

Dr. Laj Utreja, a retired mechanical engineer who is is also a teacher of yoga and meditation and the founder of the Institute of Spiritual Healing, will lead “Bhagavad Gita: Overview of Content and Essence” from 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 2, in the parlor of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 12200 Bailey Cove Road in Huntsville.

Dr. Utreja, who was born in India and is himself Hindu, is an experienced and respected voice in interfaith conversations in North Alabama.

Abrahamic Prayers is an informal, interfaith worship service that meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of most months. The gatherings are always free and open to newcomers. Anyone who expects to attend is invited to notify Abrahamic Prayers coordinator Peter Meister at meisterp@uah.edu so that adequate materials can be prepared.

 

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Event Tonight – Consciousness – Faith and Reason

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Event Tonight – Consciousness – Faith and Reason

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Put into action the american dream of all Americans working together for the good of the community.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Calling all patriots interested in defeating the mistaken notion that terrorists have that people of different personal faith and philosophies can’t work together: Huntsville’s annual Day of Service & Unity is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  …. Read article

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