Tag: good samaritan

Charity not substitute for justice

Charity not substitute for justice

| June 13, 2015

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist In his speech the night before his murder, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. repeated the biblical parable of the Good Samaritan who stopped and helped the desperate traveler who had been beaten, robbed and left half dead as he journeyed along the road from Jerusalem to Jericho. The Good […]

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Rebuilding our communities: ‘The Call,’ the challenges, the competition

Rebuilding our communities: ‘The Call,’ the challenges, the competition

| June 11, 2015

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.”—Cesar Chavez Forward Thinkers too much given […]

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