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Impeachment and an Oath: Finding Our Way Forward
January 16, 2021
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver says accountability is critical to unifying the nation–and multi-faith activist Valerie Kaur is organizing the People’s Inauguration.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's official House portrait.
On the Brink of Democratic Suicide January 16, 2021
We begin this week with Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver sharing his concerns about the rise of religious extremism, the dangers of what he calls “Trumplicans,” and the critical issues facing our imperfect union.

United States Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-5), Kansas City Councilman from 1979 to 1991, First Black Mayor of Kansas City serving from 1991 to 1999, He is the first Black Mayor of Kansas City. Senior pastor of St. James United Methodist Church from 1972 to 2009.  He holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from St. Paul School of Theology.

You can read more about the role of white Christian nationalism in the seditious attack on the United States Capital.

More than 13,000 "people of faith committed to justice, integrity and democracy, [called] on Congress and the Cabinet to immediately remove President Trump from office -- whether by impeachment or invoking the 25th amendment to the Constitution."
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Embracing a Revolutionary Love for Neighbors Across Divides January 16, 2021
Sikh activist Valerie Kaur calls for an online People’s Inauguration on January 21st.  The California-based Kaur has built a multi-faith coalition of partners and organizations supporting the campaign to rebuild and renew civic life.  The activist, author, and lawyer explains why she believes that renewal begins with embracing a “revolutionary love,” a principle she finds in many faith traditions.

She shares how she will be honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and why she is calling people of faith and goodwill to work, “block by block” to build the America we need.

We close with Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris reading an excerpt of Dr. King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail on the Senate Floor.

Valarie Kaur J.D. Civil rights activist, award-winning filmmaker, and author most recently of See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary LoveMs. Kaur received her Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and her Juris Doctor from Yale Law.

See No Stranger. One World
See No Stranger
One World

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