GOLDSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — The Democratic candidate spoke about how he would help the nation’s poor. But on the critical issue of race, Sanders offered few targeted solutions.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — As Buttigieg tries to prove he can win over African American voters, a small but influential number of black South Carolinians may be resistant to him because of his sexuality.
(RNS) — ‘When racism raises its ugly head, we must fight,’ the Rev. David Kennedy said in an interview. ‘As we fight, we must love.’
(RNS) — Author and minister Adam R. Taylor cited interracial Christian work on voter protection and multifaith efforts to combat white nationalism.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Some religious leaders are supporting the count that officially starts April 1, but issues of trust and safety remain.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'If you organize 2 to 10 percent of the poor around an agenda, you can fundamentally shift every election,' Barber predicted.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Known for moderating election-season debates, Ifill was the daughter of parents who were from the Caribbean and became deeply involved in the AME Church.
ATLANTA (AP) — With his influential pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Warnock immediately brings some Democratic star power to the race — and some powerful friends.
KELLER, Texas (RNS) — 'Pain is a part of the growth,' said the black pastor of a multiethnic Southern Baptist church in Utah.
(RNS) — He believed there were transcendent truths that had the power to change hearts and move them away from the political and social policies of segregation.
(RNS) — We support the magazine's recent call to remove Trump, and offer a rebuke to those pastors and leaders outraged by its support of the president's impeachment.
(RNS) — A specter has been haunting white evangelicalism, in the shape of the late James Cone, a founder of black liberation theology.
(RNS) — 'It was an opportunity for Mayor Pete to learn, to listen, and to hear,' said Kelly Brown Douglas.
(RNS) — Though she was known mostly as the woman behind Evans, his church and ‘The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans’ broadcast, Lois Evans also served on the National Religious Broadcasters board.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — He holds out hope he can show them how he believes they’ve misread the Bible and help them discover, as he has, the black Southern freedom movement's focus on justice and freedom.