(RNS) — The biopic about the work of Bryan Stevenson isn't about a man, but a social justice movement that any one of us can join.
(RNS) — Calling Trump 'un-American' exhibits an ignorance of the violent forces — conquest, enslavement, annexation and immigration — that made America.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) — 'It is the cradle of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement,' said a local church historian.
(RNS) — James Cone refused to assign any authenticity to a religion that claimed to be Christian but did not address the liberation of black people from white supremacy.
(RNS) Representatives of seminaries, church councils and Presbyterian and Lutheran denominations plan to make the trek to the remote town where Anthony Crawford was lynched.
(RNS) At the same time that the Southern Baptist Convention apologizes for its complicity in racial oppression and urges racial reconciliation, the denomination remains a vocal proponent of capital punishment.
(RNS) Part of the problem lies with with the lunatic -- and, I would argue, racist -- manner in which the Florida legislature has defined self-defense. You can start a fight for any reason, and if you begin to lose the altercation, and feel you are about to suffer grave body harm, you can kill the other person with totally immunity.