Abolition International- Wonderful organization working to end modern day slavery. The amount of people enslaved right now in 2012 is more than ever before: 27 million. Please visit http://abolitioninternational.org or http://www.tobefreestories.com/ to learn more. Human trafficking is very, very real... let's do what we can to help put a stop to it!
Ignored: Poor Whites | Intellectual Takeout - “As it turns out, our deeply racialized view of poverty bears no resemblance to reality. Though it’s true that African Americans are disproportionately likely to live below the poverty line, it is also true that the vast majority of those in poverty are white: 29.8 million people.... While whites may not understand what it means to be black in America, many millions of them deeply understand grinding poverty."
Resources: Offline - The A21 Campaign. Ministry reaching out and rescuing girls enslaved in sex trafficking all over the world. They have rescue shelters scattered around the globe and help these girls firsthand. Prayer is key, but if you want to do more, they do have a list of other ways you can help bring injustice to an end.
Why it matters when we rub our bellies and say "so long as it's healthy". How does this sound to our kids who are chronically ill? (So long as the baby isn't SICK, OR DISABLED... BECAUSE I WOULDNT WANT ONE LIKE THAT...) Great food for thought!!