(AP) — Dozens of American Muslim organizations have called for reforms including prohibiting racial profiling and maneuvers that restrict the flow of blood or oxygen to the brain.
(RNS) — As we face relentless attacks on our rights and our lives, what role does fear play in our lives today?
(RNS) — Black men nationwide are still disproportionately killed by police. Each name turned hashtag reminds us that the scales of justice seem permanently tilted away from black and brown people in the United States.
(RNS) — Given the history of slavery and racism practiced by white Reformed Christians, black people are an unlikely group to identify as Reformed. But that doesn't mean it didn't resonate.
(RNS) Americans' patriotic fervor is tempered by race and religion, a new survey finds.
(RNS) Sandra Lawson was a personal trainer and religious about nothing but fitness. Now she's religious about Judaism.
(RNS) Lacey Schwartz didn't know she was a Jew of color until she uncovered a family secret.
(RNS) Biblical epics, such as the 1956 classic “The 10 Commandments,” featured white actors playing Moses and Pharaoh. That hasn't changed.
Some say Christian conferences are dominated by white people. RNS' Jonathan Merritt crunches the numbers.
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
(RNS) Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter’s recent overseas missions trip is being hailed by black and white Southern Baptists as a catalyst to change a long-present reality: very small numbers of black missionaries.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) 35 years after Mormons allowed blacks to join the priesthood, some black Mormons say prejudice continues to fester within Mormonism because members are uncomfortable talking about it.
(RNS) Compared to Hispanic Americans, black Americans are far more likely to believe abortion should be legal in most circumstances, even when they personally reject the procedure as immoral. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) The NAACP has mounted a campaign calling on black churches to address HIV/AIDS after researchers learned these myths circulate among their pews and pulpits. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) Retired United Methodist Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, the first African-American woman elected to the episcopacy by a major religious denomination, died Thursday (June 28). The teacher, pastoral leader and activist was considered a pioneer for her ministry of more than two decades. She was 92. By B. Denise Hawkins.
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