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Jamaal Bell

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The Missionary's Role in the Indigenous Church

(10) Comments | Posted May 26, 2011 | 2:23 PM

Foreign missionaries do not create churches, but simply help local converts develop their own spiritual gifts and leadership abilities and gradually develop their own churches. Missionaries provide teaching and pastoral care alone. The church is thus indigenous from the start. It has always been self-supporting, self-propagating and self-governing.

What is...

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$10 Million Not Enough To Restore Justice and Dignity for Indigenous Women in Canada

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2010 | 10:59 PM

Sunday, February 14th. About 200 braved the cold, gathered at Berri Square and quietly (except for a lone drum), marched all the way to Parc des Ameriques holding white hearts and signs: "3000 stories untold." -...

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Senator Sherrod Brown, Don't Fear the Opposition -- Support the DREAM Act

(6) Comments | Posted June 14, 2010 | 8:45 PM

Senator Sherrod Brown to support the DREAM Act.

A few months ago, Senator Sherrod Brown conducted an interview with Kathleen Wells for my online publication

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VIDEO: Less Human Trafficking Awareness Campaigns, More Action Campaigns

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2010 | 11:36 AM

In April, during the Price of Life Campaign Rally at Ohio State University, I spoke to David Batstone, Director of the Not For Sale Campaign, to discuss human trafficking.

I focused on the question of how can the everyday citizen help combat human trafficking and what...

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Mass Incarceration: A Destroyer of People of Color and Their Communities

(10) Comments | Posted May 17, 2010 | 1:03 PM

Dear Obama Administration,

Instead of having our Drug Czar focus on addiction recovery and prevention programs, how about changing the policy of our racialized criminal justice...

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Race and Human Trafficking in the U.S.: Unclear but Undeniable

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2010 | 8:57 AM

I watch and listen to the advocacy of human trafficking at rallies, on web sites, in government reports and NGO reports. The research and statistics on human trafficking in America are...

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Mayweather Exposes Mosley's age, Thoughts of Retirement

(4) Comments | Posted May 2, 2010 | 2:54 AM

The faster, surprisingly bigger and stronger Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. disposes of "Sugar" Shane Mosley with his superior boxing ability and flawless strategy. Mayweather won 10 rounds straight and was the victor by unanimous decision in HBO PPV's biggest non-title fight of the year.

Mayweather spared no expense in making...

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Social Media Activism: Adding to the Haitian Narrative

(3) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 10:30 AM

American relief efforts should be driven by an understanding of what resources would provide the greatest benefit, rather than driven by an ego-based desire to be the hero that swoops in and saves the day.

-Trina Chiasson, executive director of Media...

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