Juneteenth: Reflections on a National Holiday

Juneteenth: Reflections on a National Holiday

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White Nation Under God Episode 5: White Christian Nationalism is not merely a set of beliefs, it is a net that ensnares real people. At one time, Chuck Armstrong, a dedicated Christian, worked closely with far-right radio host and Congressional Medal of Honor winner (under Trump) ...  Show more

WNUG 04: How Christians Can Resist White Christian Nationalism with Amanda Tyler

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