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Myrlie Evers-Williams describes sense of civil rights movement’s future

[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Journalist Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, describes the benefits of positive anger in bringing about change. She also discusses how young people need to be involved changing America’s future. Evers-Williams spoke during a Nov.

Isaiah Brokenleg speaks about how racism impacts Native Americans

[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Isaiah Brokenleg, program director/epidemiologist for the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, talks about the invisibility of racism when Native Americans are involved. He spoke Nov.

Presiding Bishop says Mississippi bears ‘faithful witness’

[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says reconciliation work in the diocese and state of Mississippi can teach other communities about confronting divisive issues. Jefferts Schori spoke during a Nov.

Anglican agencies, churches rally to help Typhoon Haiyan victims

[Anglican Communion News Service] The mission agency Us is the latest in a series of Anglican agencies raising funds to help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

In a statement issued Nov. 14, the U.K.-based agency appealed for donations to help them provide food, water, sleeping bags and blankets, plastic sheeting and materials for housing.

Conrad Selnick named vice president at Bexley Seabury Seminary

ens_111313_conradSelnick[Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation] Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation President Roger A. Ferlo announced on November 12 that the Rev. T. Conrad Selnick will become the federation’s vice president for advancement and church relations in January 2014.

Anglican agency assists with communications for Filipino seafarers

[Mission to Seafarers] Anxious Filipino crewmen and women have converged on the world’s Mission to Seafarers’ centers over the weekend in the hope that they can quickly find out the situation at home, after Typhoon Yolanda is thought to have killed over 10,000 people this weekend. With about 364,000 Filipino seafarers crewing the global shipping fleet, they make up 28% of the total crew numbers.

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