Madeleine Davison is an NCR Bertelsen intern based in Chicago. She is a graduate of Syracuse University with a dual degree in journalism and sociology. 

 
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EarthBeat Weekly: Facing the future with the world on fire

Even first-time voters, at 18, have seen dramatic effects of climate change in their lifetimes
 

White Christians in the US helped build, sustain white supremacist nation, author says

The challenge for white Christians today, Robert P. Jones said, is to honestly tell this "barely-hidden" history, and begin to engage in a process of repair and justice.

Pew survey shows teens, parents practice faith together, though teens are less religious

A newly released Pew Research Center study suggests that most American teens share religious identities and faith practices with their parents, but that teenagers are much less likely to say religion is very important to them. And, most U.S. teens identify with a religion. About six in 10 are Christian, and 24% are Catholic.

Mother of deceased Duquesne student continues hunger strike for campus police reform

Almost two years after a 21-year-old Black student died on campus following an encounter with university police, his mother is still seeking answers and stepping up her push for policy change at the Catholic university in Pittsburgh.