A First Amendment Framework for Effective Dialogue in the Classroom

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As many Americans are preparing for their children to return to school review a constitutional framework that teaches students how to enter effective dialogue with their peers and understand their differences without fear or derision.
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Faith, freedom in action in troubled times – like now

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Faith-in-action in times of trouble is nothing new in America. It is at least as old as the First Amendment that supports it.
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The Two Big G’s – God and Government

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As communities around the world scramble to address the ongoing health, financial and social concerns brought on by this COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that we continue to stand on the principles of religious freedom enshrined in the First Amendment.
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Lifting Every Voice in Religious Freedom

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It is important to explore religious freedom through the lens of African American perspectives because we must lift every voice that has been impacted by religious discrimination and bigotry.
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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

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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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Lessons from Brooklyn

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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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Kristen Farrington Represents Religious Freedom Center as a First Five Columnist

Farrington’s contributions will focus on contemporary religious literacy topics and larger implications for safeguarding the First Amendment right to religious freedom.
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In the Religious Liberty World, Dialogue is not Fluffy — It is Essential

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Surely we Americans have learned to live together despite our deepest differences! The reality is that, no, we haven’t.
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