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The Christian Backstory of Hong Kong’s
Pro-Democracy Protests (Christianity Today)

The Christian Backstory of Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests

Image: Anthony Kwan / Stringer / Getty In April, nine Hong Kong activists were convicted for participating in the pro-democracy Occupy Central and Umbrella Movement protests. One of those was a Baptist pastor, Chu Yiu-Ming. In the courtroom, he painted a vivid picture of the faith that had transformed his life and inspired his activism: "We have no regrets.


On Jackie Robinson’s 100th Birthday, 100 Photos of an Icon


On Jackie Robinson's 100th Birthday, 100 Photos of an Icon

Past Tense Through images and personal essays by longtime New York Times writers, a vivid look at the man who made baseball truly American. He was born 100 years ago in a red-clay corner of Georgia, though for many Americans, Jackie Robinson burst onto the stage fully formed in 1947, a 28-year-old rookie in Dodger flannels.


Trailer for the seminal documentary by Ava DuVernay, 13th.