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21C WILBERFORCE IN THE NEWS

May
15
2017

PRESS RELEASE: Alice Starr Joins 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative Board of Directors


Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2017) – The 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative (21CWI) announces the appointment of Alice Starr to its Board of Directors. The Christian non-profit organization w... READ MORE
May
08
2017

ABC NEWS: Nigeria Presidency Releases Names of 82 Freed Chibok Girls


Nigeria's presidency released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists which parents anxiously scoured to see if their daughters were released three year... READ MORE
Apr
03
2017

ETHICS DAILY: When the World Acknowledges Genocide, Still Turns Away


Genocide continues to rumble forward in Darfur. Despite the fact that these grisly atrocities were the first in the history of the United States to be recognized as genocide while they were unfolding... READ MORE
Mar
10
2017

21CWI: Announcing "Nigeria: Fractured and Forgotten" event at Newseum


The situation on the ground in middle and northern Nigeria continues to deteriorate, with violence and famine threatening the stability of western Africa.  In an event co-sponsored by the Religio... READ MORE
Feb
27
2017

USA TODAY: First Scorecard on International Religious Freedom Rates Members of Congress


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., earned the highest scores on a first-of-its kind report card for federal lawmakers on international religious freedom issues. The&nbs... READ MORE
Feb
27
2017

CBN: These 2 Get an A+ on Religious Freedom, How Does Your Rep Rank?


Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith are America's two top lawmakers when it comes to fighting for international religious freedom, according to a new freedom report card.   ... READ MORE

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