SOLIDARITY WITH AFRICA IN THE STRUGGLE AGAINST EBOLA

Roughly 50 years ago Operation Crossroads Africa’s founder, James H. Robinson, wrote in glowing terms of an “extraordinary acceleration of [American] interest and activity in Africa” that was spreading “like wildfire” among U.S. “citizens groups, colleges, and voluntary agencies.” Since 1958 when Crossroads Africa was founded, it has sent approximately 10,000 U.S. volunteers to Africa for…

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BLACK BODIES AND 21ST CENTURY CAPTIVITIES

A Petition to End Persistent Forms of Black Enslavement February 2013 There is a tragic irony to the fact that currently 180 years after the Slavery Abolition Act prohibited slavery in the British Empire, 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation prohibited slavery in the U.S., and 125 years after the Golden Law prohibited slavery in Brazil, black enslavement continues in several especially pernicious forms throughout the transatlantic region.

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A CALL FOR STRATEGIC ACTION TO STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY, RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, AND PEACE IN THE SAHEL/SAHARAN REGION OF AFRICA/ JULY 2012

As a cross-section of leaders committed to human rights, we express here our deep concern about the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in several African countries overtaken by a globally expanding conflict of religious and ideological worldviews. Much better international and interreligious cooperation is needed to reverse trends that would make countries such as Mali, Nigeria, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Sudan/South Sudan into proxies in an exaggerated collision between an historically Christian West and the Muslim Arab world. As it stands, violence and terror are spilling over into these sub-Saharan African countries at great costs to their national stability, cultural heritages, and the safety and livelihoods of their citizens.

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