Month: April 2005

Disinterest and Indifference

Baseball and blacks. This spring, when the Washington Nationals played an exhibition baseball game against Bethune-Cookman College, the school fielded almost two dozen white and Latino players.  The irony is that the Bethune-Cookman is a historically black institution.  Today, just five of the 28 players on the roster are African American. There are even fewer …

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Rwanda and China

Up until 1994, Rwanda was hailed as a leading “Christian nation.” Proportionate to its population, it had more evangelistic crusades – and more recorded converts – than perhaps any other African nation.  Then, on April 6, 1994, Rwandan President Habyarimana and the Burundian President were killed when Habyarimana’s plane was shot down near Kigali Airport.  …

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