Speak, act as prophets did

By Sister Mary Scullion and Arthur Waskow

Forty-four years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed. Forty years ago, his close friend and prophetic partner, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, died. In biblical tradition, “40” is a ripe number, suggesting a pregnant pause before a major transformation - Moses and the Israelites wandering 40 years in the desert, Jesus’ 40 days of temptation. What do we learn from their teachings, a generation since their deaths?

Source Goods: Africans Americans Homelessness & Poverty: Healing a People & Moving Forward

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When people think of the poor or homeless most often the image that appears is of people of color, particularly African Americans. It’s an unfortunate and engrained fact that Black Americans experience higher levels of homelessness and poverty than white Americans but what are the real numbers?…