‘Apostles of Change’ tells how secular Latino activists protested by seizing sacred spaces

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(RNS) — In the late 1960s and early ’70s, Latino activists occupied church buildings across the country as a way of taking back control of their communities and calling attention to local residents’ poverty, lack of educational opportunities and displacement amid revitalization plans that hiked up rents. In a recently published book, Texas A&M historian … Read more

“In the Heights” is more Jewish than it seems

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I am not a movie critic. But, I will tell you this. “In the Heights” is going to be the movie of the summer. Even though I am not in the Oscar-prediction business, I fully expect this movie to walk away with all sorts of awards. If it were only that we are grateful to … Read more