Posts Tagged ‘community’
A century of digging for gold has created a silhouette of mine dumps all around the South African city of Johannesburg. The legacy of intensive soil excavation in South Africa’s economic capital is toxic waste and radioactivity...
Inside a one-room schoolhouse, Lizzie Mullet pulls her attention away from her students and focuses on the biggest issue facing them: their families.
On Sept. 16, in the largest grassroots movement of its kind, 13,152 congregations of various denominations, styles and theologies united in a single cause to invite an estimated 7.5 million friends, family, neighbors and cowork...
Arts & Culture
A new documentary, "Sanford: the Untold Story," highlighting the racial reconciliation journey being experienced in the historic city of Sanford, Fla., following the tragic death of Trayvon Martin last February, is being aired ...
Daryl showed up at my friend’s home carrying about thirty extra pounds and the weight of the world on his shoulders.
The BBC is reporting that Edinburgh City Council in Scotland is to stop holding prayers during its meetings
U.N.-Arab League mediator Kofi Annan is due to brief the U.N. Security Council and General Assembly on the situation in Syria, as activists have accused pro-government militia and security forces of carrying out a new massacre ...
Recently, Ethan Wolfe, a six year-old Phoenix boy heard that people in Haiti had to drink "dirty water" every day and asked his family what they could do about it.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) After nearly 700 people tried to push Gonzaga University to rescind its commencement speaker's invitation to Archbishop Desmond Tutu , supporters of the anti-apartheid hero responded with 11,000 signatures...
(RNS) At this point in 2011, 22 state legislatures had either passed or were considering bills to prohibit judges from considering either Islamic law, known as Shariah, or foreign law in their decisions. What a difference a ye...