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Dear God, My Son Prays (1992) An excerpt from a father's response to his son's prayer for a healthy paranoia because of the social ills he sees and feels as a young black person.
Please Send Our Boys Back Home (1945) An entreaty for peace and the return of loved ones from war.
What We Are A request for God's support in becoming all we are meant to be.
Universality of Thy Love A prayer from Bishop Lawson in 1925 for freedom from racial prejudice.
One Common Band A pastoral prayer from Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1956.
Good Friday Declarations of Awareness (1972) A supplication for trust in God for all that is needed to stand against evil.
A Prayer for Africa's Children (1808) An Episcopal priest's offering of praise and gratitude in the face of inhumanity.
Out of the Deep: A Prayer (1908) A wrenching expression of faith and hope in God while in deep pain and darkness.
Give Us Grace (1909-1910) An entreaty for the commitment to right action even at the cost of one's life.
Cleave Us a Way, O Lord (1920) A moving expression of faith in God in a call for liberty and justice for all.