(RNS) — The future of racial justice could depend on white evangelicals recognizing the extent to which structural racism continues to afflict our country.
(RNS) — While this decision is a big one, it’s not enough to show that Indigenous peoples have a place in this nation and that we never deserved the genocide, hate and oppression we have faced.
CHICAGO (RNS) — As people across the country deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s reckoning over racism, many Christian leaders, organizations and churches are providing resources not only to care for their spiritual and physical health, but also their mental health.
(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) — There’s nothing ‘past’ about American racism — it is our present, and will be our future unless we abandon the triumphalism of the country's founding faith.
(RNS) — African Americans’ most sacred hymn shouldn’t be desecrated to support the NFL’s attempts to apologize for its misunderstanding of players’ protests against racism.
(RNS) — The normally simple, normally unconscious act of drawing breath has come to define the United States’ most pressing problems. What the world’s faith traditions have to say about the meaning of our first act as humans.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — As Californians once again reckon with their statues of Serra, Native people and Indigenous scholars say it’s time for their voices to be heard and their existence to be recognized.
(RNS) — The basic principle we all celebrate on Independence Day, the consent of the governed, has long been broken in two by the color line.
(RNS) — While liberal Christians have embraced the idea of social or collective sin, especially when it comes to racism, white evangelicals have typically resisted such notions as unbiblical. A Black Southern Baptist pastor is now calling them out on it.
(RNS) — Frederick Douglass’ July 5 speech in 1852 is a still relevant indictment of America’s habit of championing freedom while failing to measure up to democratic ideals on race.
(RNS) — Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism, biblical interpretation and church cultures, may indicate a long struggle ahead.
(RNS) — Through a series of crises, church leaders have had to navigate how to meet people’s needs while keeping their volunteers safe.
(RNS) — The filmmaker, lawyer and civil rights activist talks about her debut book, ‘See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love.’
(RNS) – Thousands of organizations and individuals have signed onto statements in support of the minority lawyers, who face possible life sentences over charges of setting fire to an empty police vehicle.