Meaningful transformation in the United States will require a willingness to “change the narrative” of race and justice, author and criminal justice reform advocate Bryan Stevenson says.

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Last year, Kent McKeever wore an orange prison jumpsuit for Lent to empathize with former prisoners and others on the margins of society. This year, he's waging a campaign to convince employers to give ex-cons a fair shake in the hiring process.

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Burl Cain of the Louisiana State Penitentiary believes congregations can be change agents.

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GraceInside describes what the nearly century-old ecumenical organization does, says its president.

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Youth minister Kent McKeever, also an attorney who represents indigent clients in Waco, Texas, is wearing an orange prison jumpsuit for Lent to draw attention to disparities in the sentencing of the poor and minorities.

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Stories of redemption and hope are the focus of a new documentary on prisons and faith, which features ministry leaders in Virginia and three other states.

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