(RNS) — Just like he turned mask-wearing into a political litmus test, Donald Trump is using our children’s futures as a political tactic to try to put the pandemic behind us, get the economy going again and help him win reelection.
(RNS) — We can honor these civil rights giants by voting to elect leaders at every level who are committed to transforming public safety so that everyone can experience equal justice under the law.
(RNS) — A nation that still honors Confederate signs in public places signals its belief that Black people are less important than white people, that Black people’s trauma can be disregarded.
(RNS) — Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is designed to fuel our divisions in the name of ‘law and order’ — all for Trump’s own benefit (his only real goal in life).
(RNS) — It is moments like this that remind us that change is possible and motivate us to not settle for this partial fix.
(RNS) — White people now see they must stop and learn the meaning and consequences of 401 years of racism and slavery.
(RNS) — The leaders and members of faith communities across the country must be deeply engaged in policing reforms in the immediate and longterm.
(RNS) — I have never seen so many white people care so deeply about America’s Original Sin, structural racial injustice, and the 400 years of violence against black lives.
(RNS) — As we mark the death of 100,000 people in the U.S. from COVID-19, an unprecedented group of 100 national faith leaders looks to elected officials to observe Monday, June 1, as a National Day of Mourning and Lament.
(RNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic has now laid bare what is still ‘acceptable’ to white America, including many white churches.
(RNS) — Christian denominational and church leaders have sent a letter to every member of Congress calling voting a ‘sacred right.’
(RNS) — In Vietnam, we sacrificed a generation of young men from disadvantaged backgrounds. It’s hard not to feel that this is exactly what’s happening again.
(RNS) — While each of us has borne a variety of new burdens and dangers during this pandemic, those burdens are by no means distributed equally.
(RNS) — Nobody wants our society or our families to stay on lockdown. Three moral tests are not only religiously required but also practical criteria for our reopening to a safer and healthier world.
(RNS) — The coronavirus has exposed and laid bare social injustice, which undermines both our common good and our common health. Easter tells us that all these things can be set right and made new.
- Page 1 of 2