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'Do You Believe?' is not mainstream entertainment; it is mainstream Sunday school

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Following up on their success with last year's triumphalist "God's Not Dead," screenwriters Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon have written "Do You Believe?", an interconnected drama for Christians that features 12 lives colliding in a life-changing event.

It is nighttime in downtown Detroit. A man, Malachi (Delroy Lindo), is carrying a large cross when he confronts a man in a car at an intersection. He asks: "Do you believe in the cross of Christ?"

The anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq

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March 19 is the 12th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq. I’m writing to express my concerns about the People of Iraq and my belief in the U.S. “responsibility to protect”.

I draw your attention to the responsibility the United States and the international community has for the victims of current human rights abuses taking place in Iraq as a direct consequence of that ill-begotten war.

Economic inequality and America's working families

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The financial stability of America’s working families is increasingly divided by race and ethnicity, says a study released this week by The Working Poor Families Project.

“In 2013, working families headed by racial/ethnic minorities were twice as likely to be poor or low-income (47 percent) compared with non-Hispanic whites (23 percent),” the study states, “a gap that has increased since the onset of the Great Recession in 2007.”

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