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Clinton’s message resonates with millennials

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on February 24, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Andrew Barnhill, NLC NC Chapter Co-Director, shares his thoughts on the Guest Column for, published on February 20, 2015.  

Long before she served as a United States senator, Hillary Clinton’s commitment to public service took root inside the walls of her childhood Methodist church. As a high school student in Illinois, Clinton began to learn that faith must be lived out through a lens of social justice and human rights.

Upon first hearing Martin Luther King Jr. when he visited Chicago in 1962, Clinton began to see the social and racial struggles that were taking places throughout the United States. As a minister trained in both law and theology, I see in Secretary Clinton a fighter for the marginalized, a voice for the struggling, and a comforter for the overburdened.

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