Civil Rights

“When We Breathe Together”

 FOR-USA’s executive director, Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, was asked to offer up a prayer and reflections on the morning of Jan. 20, 2021 (U.S. Inauguration Day for President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris) to an international online

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Martin Luther King Jr. on America’s “obnoxious peace”

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] We celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year at a time when our nation has come to a fork in the road and the fate of our democracy depends on the path

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Lies, betrayal and the storming of the Capitol

Embed from Getty Images Lies have consequences. The insurrection that was attempted as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives gathered to certify the election results on January 6, 2021 was incited by the President’s lies. The violence that ensued

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Voter suppression, 21st century, Georgia style

Embed from Getty Images Max Hess, former Interim Executive Director of FOR-USA, is an Atlanta-based attorney who has been involved in peace and justice causes for decades. In the Q&A that follows, he recounts his experience trying and failing to

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Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (FOR-USA) is the largest interfaith peace fellowship leading the charge on today’s most pressing human and civil rights issues through advocacy, activism, and educational programs.

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