Steve Peoples

Steve Peoples is an author at Religion News Service.

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Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow, and Russ Bynum — January 6, 2021
ATLANTA (AP) — A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler.

Biden, in Kenosha, says U.S. confronting ‘original sin’

By Bill Barrow, Will Weissert, and Scott Bauer — September 3, 2020
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — "We're finally now getting to the point where we're going to be addressing the original sin of this country, 400 years old … slavery and all the vestiges of it," Biden said at Grace Lutheran Church, where he met with community leaders.

Warren, Sanders get personal with young, black Christians

By Bill Barrow — August 19, 2019
(AP) — Warren and Sanders received warm welcomes, with notable enthusiasm for their proposals to overhaul a criminal justice system both derided as institutionally racist and to eliminate student loan debt that disproportionately affects nonwhites.
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