(RNS) — The refusal to confront the white supremacy at the Capitol is a refusal to reconcile America’s lofty democratic rhetoric with the state of its floundering institutions.
(RNS) — The charge to pray for stricken leaders has often been turned against oppressed people, and the Bible makes clear it’s acceptable to decline.
(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) — I was told by classmates, mentors and friends in the evangelical world that my advocacy for black lives was hateful, heretical and a distraction for Christians.
(RNS) — A specter has been haunting white evangelicalism, in the shape of the late James Cone, a founder of black liberation theology.
(RNS) — White supremacy has always been on the lookout for black spokespeople. From the moment he donned that red hat, Kanye became their great black hope to endorse their white nationalist messiah.