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Sojourner Truth, Mother Jones, and Emma Lazurus — pondering the nation and its Uriah or Goliath moments

On the Sunday after July 4th, a minister reflected on the nation’s “Uriah moments when out of arrogance and blindness of power, we have betrayed trust and squandered opportunity” and its “Goliath moments when out of weakness that refuses to be afraid, we have toppled giants and beheaded them.” At this dark moment in American history, these words make us feel more hopeful …

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