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Daily Digest - September 16, 2019

To fight racism, 3 churches reckon with past; Storms bring twisters, floods to South Dakota; Big demand at refugee children center
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Kimberly Pitcher-Crago (left) and Ellen Hawes present a liturgical dance during a 2002 service of repentance by Foundry United Methodist Church at Asbury United Methodist Church in Washington. In the 19th century, racial discrimination at Foundry led to the formation of Asbury and later John Wesley AME Zion. File photo © Jay Mallin.

To fight racism, 3 churches reckon with past

Discrimination at a prominent D.C. church led two African American congregations to break away in the 1800s. Now the three are reconnecting.

Daily Digest - September 13, 2019

Celebrating women at historic prayer hill; Teams dispatched for Hurricane Dorian recovery; Legislation for US structure now available