Q&A With a Muslim Teen: ‘It’s unimaginable feeling unwelcome in the country that I was born in.’

  |  Topic: Bullying, Girl Code, Identity, International, My Story, News, Politics, Q & A, Race/Ethnicity, Religion
Written By: Jhoanna Anderson
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“I have always planned on going to a college in the U.S., but people have suggested looking at schools in other countries because of the current political climate in the U.S.”

Alabama Tour Guide Fights Hate with Love

  |  Topic: Identity, My Story, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Videos
Written By: Thalia Butts
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As our first stop on the Youth Theological Initiative “Praying With Our Feet” Travel Seminar, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the only church where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pastored, became a monumental part of our experience, for reasons no one quite expected.

“Disgraced” Tackles Timely, Powerful Muslim American Themes

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Identity, Opinion, Politics, Race/Ethnicity, Relationships, Religion, Reviews, Theatre
Written By: Rebecca Jeltuhin
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The true conflict of the play — where the audience becomes absolutely still and speechless — is at the dinner party that Amir and his wife host to celebrate her paintings being shown at a gallery.

Atlanta Pride and Presbyterians

  |  Topic: Culture, General, I heart ATL, Identity, News, Personal, Religion
Written By: Khalil A. Shipman
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Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered […]