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CURRENT EVENT | APRIL 12, 2022

Fellowship Among Segregated Churches

Most churches in the U.S. were segregated by race in the 1960s, a situation that prompted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to call 11:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings “the most segregated hour” in America. Even now, many church congregations lack racial diversity. However, a church in Quincy Orchard, Maryland, formed when three segregated churches merged in 1968, has a rich history of racial integration and is the subject of the documentary Finding Fellowship. Listen to hear a producer of the documentary discuss the church’s history, the Quincy Orchard community, and the film’s message.

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Story Length: 5:27

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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