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Childhood photo of Emmett Till and cousin

Emmett Till's Cousin: The Power of Forgiving, Forgetting, and Purpose

Grappling with the question, “What does justice mean in the resolution of a cold case spanning nearly seven decades?”, Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., Emmett’s cousin, best friend, and the sole surviving eyewitness to the events, shares his story.
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Why Faith Inspires People To Give

For the majority of Americans, it turns out that faith plays a leading role in their desire to give and serve. This is where I focus my research.
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Healthcare Helpers 2022

Helpers 2022: Healthcare Helpers Changing the World

Every year, The Helpers Edition of the Goodnewspaper highlights inspiring helpers in a number of categories. In this post we’re celebrating helpers in the Healthcare category.
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Homelessness Quote Graphic: From the comfort of our own homes it's hard to understand the complexities of something like poverty and homelessness. — Terence Lester

86 Best Quotes About Homelessness

From the perspective of people who have experienced homelessness and their advocates, to the observations of social commentators and policymakers, these quotes offer a wide range of perspectives on the challenges and realities of homelessness.
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Kindness Quote Graphic: "It takes courage to be kind." — Maya Angelou

89 Best Quotes About Kindness To Make the World Better

Kindness asks us to extend our approach beyond niceties and good manners, and into transformative action, compassionate and intentional inclusion, and empowering solutions. 
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Jimmy Carter Quote Graphic: The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices.

88 Best Jimmy Carter Quotes About Hope & Human Rights

We’ve collected Jimmy Carter’s most famous quotes — as well as some of his most inspiring lesser-known quotes
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Quote From Frederick Buechner: Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.

24 Best Frederick Buechner Quotes To Honor His Life

Whether you are a person of faith, or not, may these words remind you of your power to make a meaningful difference with your life — through your vocation, in the lives of your neighbors, and in working for the joy and freedom of all.
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Quote Graphic: We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference. — Nelson Mandela

61 Best Quotes About Making a Difference in the World

Dive into these beautiful, inspirational quotes about doing good in the world — and then go out and make a difference yourself.
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Flint Pastor Builds Laundromat To Help Families Experiencing Hygiene Poverty

Lead Pastor Robinson, of Good Church, had never considered a nearby, affordable laundry facility could be of greater importance than dinner, but he has since learned about “hygiene poverty” — or the condition of being unable to afford hygiene products — and its effects.
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Quote Graphic: "Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn't." — Jeff Bridges

52 Best Quotes About Poverty To Inspire Positive Change

We live in a world where poverty is a lifestyle, not a choice. Inspiring a change is the first step to changing that.
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