Despite the growth of movements such as the Moral Mondays, the Christian left often gets lost in media coverage during election cycles. And whatever coverage does take place is often limited to conservative Christians and the “red states” of the South.
(Reuters) A federal judge ruled that a Detroit funeral home that 'operates as a ministry' was exempt from a law protecting transgender employees because of its owner's Christian beliefs.
Jews helped blacks in the civil rights movement, right? It turns out that Jews owe blacks as well -- more than you think.
Black Lives Matter disses Israel. Jews are hurt. They should be.
(RNS) Rep. John Lewis, 76, teamed up with congressional staffer Andrew Aydin, 32, and artist Nate Powell, 38, to create a three-part graphic novel series about his work in the civil rights movement.
(RNS) The rally's main goal is to show that nonbelievers have the numbers, the clout and the organizational skills to be a voting bloc worth courting.
(RNS) Officials in many Southern state governments believe the only way they can win re-election is to focus attention on an enemy. Transgender people, it seems, are the scapegoat of 2016.
(RNS) Pauli Murray is the first Yale college named for an African-American woman.
(RNS) By stamping her likeness on our currency, the U.S. now is forced to awkwardly roll away, unseal and uplift the highly secured stones of its dark and embarrassing past.
(RNS) The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights condemns "bathroom laws" and the like as human rights violations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Rev. Frederick D. Reese said God enabled the civil rights leaders to endure beatings as they worked for passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
ROME (RNS) Gay rights activists demonstrated for civil marriage across 100 city squares, ahead of Thursday's (Jan. 28) parliamentary vote, which would grant same-sex couples legal rights.
(RNS) Faith-based opponents of same-sex marriage claim the Bible as their source for the opposition. So did faith-based opponents of racial integration.
"It wasn't politicians that led the Civil Rights Movement, it was pastors," said faith-based filmmaker Jon Erwin, whose new faith-and-football movie opens Friday (Oct. 16.)
(RNS) Conservative Catholics often complain that Pope Francis, especially in his unscripted moments, sows confusion. Now, for a change, progressives are grappling with that frustration.