Table of Contents

Cover Story

Education crisis: Afrocentric vs. Christocentric

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Black Christian educators in America's cities who face formidable external obstacles--gang violence, family breakup, a drug culture--are faced with a…

In this issue: "Fighting Cultural Ebonics," Feb. 1, 1997

Features

Drowning in diversity?

By Mindy Belz

International | Activists concerned with persecution of Christians worry Clinton's religious-liberty commission has been diluted; Christians are divided over whether to…

Where are they now?

By Roy Maynard

National | What's new for the subjects of five past WORLD stories

Neither sizzle nor steak

By Cal Thomas

National | Clinton proved that in more ways than one, he's no Reagan

One week in the life of the pro-life movement

By Susan Olasky

National | Inside and outside the Beltway, life issues take center stage

Dispatches

Quotables

I'm going to hyperventilate if I see Antonio Banderas! North Carolina teenager MELISSA MATTHEWS, who was in Washington, D.C., the day of the presidential…

This Week

Return on investment No wonder President Clinton in his inaugural address was so effusive about putting an end to the &quotpetty bickering" in Washington.

Reviews

Secularist prophets

By George Grant

Books | Analysts with track record predict collapse of welfare state

Weary of well meaning

By Doug Bandow

Books | On most public-policy issues, good intentions aren't enough

Larry Flynt vs. God

By Pamela Johnson

Movies | In this latest Oliver Stone fantasy flick, guess who wins?

Culture Notes

Culture | Touched by Nielsen Touched by an Angel became the first explicitly religious drama to break into the Nielsen Top 10 in the rating service's 46-year history.

Voices

Mailbag

Abortion and Social Security The article &quotSocial insecurity" (Jan. 11) was enlightening and attention-getting, especially to those of us in the…

It's a family tradition

Grandparents are a nice supplement, but no substitute

Course corrections

By Joel Belz

In a life of making mistakes, the challenge is to face up to them

"No" to cultural Ebonics

By Marvin Olasky

Booker T. Washington a model for racial reconciliation

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