(RNS) — How could the white colonists fight for freedom and remain numb to the possibility of liberty for the slaves? The question plagues us to this day.
(RNS) — As we approach our national Independence Day this year, I’m inspired to look at the holiday as a chance to commemorate the past, but, even more importantly, to demand a better future.
(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) — As individuals, most Christians readily acknowledge we are sinners. Why is it so hard to admit that our nation has also sinned?
(RNS) — And Clarence Thomas gets some company.
(RNS) — The filmmaker, lawyer and civil rights activist talks about her debut book, ‘See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love.’
(RNS) — On the eve of the 2020 elections, Gen Z-ers are on the verge of using their digital tools to counteract the political establishment.
When Mette Harrison was an active Mormon, she found that many members of the LDS Church engaged in rigid, dogmatic thinking. Now she notices the same thing about the ex-Mormon community, just in reverse.
(RNS) — A Black, Jewish woman is attacked. Of course, it matters.
(RNS) — In this month's Ensign, an apostle says it's ‘simply not true’ that more members are leaving. Why, then, devote an entire issue of the magazine to discussing how to talk to members who leave?
(RNS) — In a culture that values autonomy, faith traditions must speak up for the most vulnerable members of the human family who cannot do so in their own defense.
(RNS) — Today the Evangelical Covenant Church that commissioned Warner Sallman's portrait of Christ is creating art that reflects the beauty and diversity of God’s Kingdom.
(RNS) — It is moments like this that remind us that change is possible and motivate us to not settle for this partial fix.
(RNS) Trump is still likely to win Utah, but given the usual fantastical margins of GOP candidates in this reddest of states, a single-digit lead is a disaster.
(RNS) — We need to support Black families to keep them together and prevent generation after generation of children from achieving their full potential.