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Kelly Brown Douglas

Kelly Brown Douglas is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Kelly Brown Douglas

Building a more just church in a post-pandemic world   

By Kelly Brown Douglas — October 27, 2022
(RNS) — Trying to ‘get back to normal’ is both folly and missed opportunity — in more ways than one.

The conversation white parents should be having with their children

By Kelly Brown Douglas — May 17, 2022
(RNS) — Schools are being barred from discussing racism. That leaves parents and our faith communities.

The case for reparations has been made all the more clear by COVID-19

By Kelly Brown Douglas — August 6, 2021
(RNS) — Black Americans have been much more vulnerable to COVID-19 due to the wealth gap and various socioeconomic inequities that are the result of centuries of segregation, discrimination and slavery.

We need to declare a national emergency on deadly policing

By Kelly Brown Douglas — September 2, 2020
(RNS) — This country’s anti-Black narrative threatens the lives of not only the 13% of this country’s population who are targeted by it; it threatens the survival of the nation itself.

King’s dream and Emmett Till’s death capture warring soul of our nation

By Kelly Brown Douglas — August 28, 2019
(RNS) — August 28 is the anniversary of both Martin Luther King Jr.’s 'Dream' speech and the lynching of Emmett Till, eight years apart.
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