(RNS) — Racism is a religious issue. Not only that, I would argue that racism is the central religious issue in this election.
(RNS) — Despite evidence of an ‘especially reluctant group of white practicing Christians,’ there are signs that other practicing Christians seek to improve their understanding of racism.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — 'To insinuate that our movement is trying to destroy Christianity is disgraceful and outright offends our Christian siblings who are a part of our movement against racial injustice,' Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors said in a statement released Saturday (Sept. 12).
(RNS) — After showing Joe Biden kneeling in a Black church in front of a row of Black leaders, words appear on the screen reading ‘stop Joe Biden and his rioters.’
(RNS) — Caldwell said his application to Duke Divinity School was rejected in the mid-1950s because of his race. He visited the campus some 60 years later.
(RNS) — Faculty at Yale Divinity School, Vanderbilt Divinity School and Brite Divinity School ‘are participating in teach-ins,’ an organizer said.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — "We're finally now getting to the point where we're going to be addressing the original sin of this country, 400 years old … slavery and all the vestiges of it," Biden said at Grace Lutheran Church, where he met with community leaders.
(RNS) — Chaplain (Col.) Monica R. Lawson said: ‘just in case you didn’t figure it out, it took us 245 years for this moment to happen.’
KENOSHA, Wis. (RNS) — About 200 people — including the head of the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States — gathered Wednesday (Sept. 2) at a prayer vigil in Kenosha to confess and lament the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
(RNS) — More than 950 individuals have registered to attend free monthly sessions that will feature Asian, Black and Latina experts on cross-cultural and multiethnic relations.
(RNS) — Meanwhile, more than 12,000 people have signed Faithful America's petition calling on the Christian crowdfunding site to take down the Rittenhouse campaign.
(RNS) — The site, similar to GoFundMe, describes itself as the '#1 free Christian crowdfunding site,' and has categories for campaigns that include 'Mission,' 'Medical,' 'Memorial,' and 'Church,' among others.
(RNS) — ‘I want this country to know that even with your brutality you can’t rob us of our dreams,’ the civil rights activist said.
(RNS) — That’s a commitment the pastor said comes from the congregation’s Unitarian Universalist beliefs.
(RNS) — NBA players used their platforms over the summer to bring attention to racial injustice. So it came as no surprise when, in the wake of Jacob Blake’s murder, the players spoke up.