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Contributions of African Americans Often Have Been Minimized or Overlooked in U.S. History — Including in the Observance of Memorial Day

Memorials have been significant milestones in the healing of our nation. But nothing replaces the deeper personal work of examining unconscious bias and prejudice.
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The Freedom to Worship without Fear

The words we use — and particularly the words our leaders use — matter, and provide a crucial delineation of the basic principles that should guide all of us in a religiously diverse society.
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Lessons from Brooklyn

To have equity for people of all religions and none, we must guarantee fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all — not just for the people who look like us and believe the same things we do.
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