(RNS) — George Clements teamed with Black Panthers and helped create space to be both ‘authentically Black’ and ‘truly Catholic.’
(RNS) — August 28 is the anniversary of both Martin Luther King Jr.’s 'Dream' speech and the lynching of Emmett Till, eight years apart.
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) — In one of the most significant developments in religious history, slaves cast aside passivity and servitude using a biblical story that is central to Jewish worship. It's time for America to complete that story with atonement in the public square.
(RNS) — A Martin Luther King Jr., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez or Anna Nicole Smith may also carry many Americans' desire for a radical reframing of our collective values.
(RNS) — Christians must undertake courageous and urgent action to correct historic wrongs and their ongoing ramifications.
(RNS) — Two great souls who never lost their faith in love and humanity help us to understand the meaning of each of their lives.
(RNS) — King is said to have carried in his travels the 1949 book 'Jesus and the Disinherited,' Thurman’s explanation of his theology to uplift the oppressed.
(RNS) — The students argued their demonstration was in the spirit of Notre Dame's former president, the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who protested with Martin Luther King Jr.
(RNS) — In the current social climate some Christians have called for new movements to fight the marginalization of minorities and the poor as an expression of discipleship. But others see calls for social justice as a distraction from the gospel.
(AP) — A maverick of the civil rights movement who integrated the University of Mississippi and worked for Sen. Jesse Helms, Meredith says black people must lead the way for Christians of all races to have spiritual healing.
(RNS) — Does the Bible really command anyone to obey the laws of government as Attorney General Jeff Sessions told critics of his immigration policy? If so, was Sessions right to use this passage to justify the government's actions? Let us 'Splain.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — West said he’s had to answer critics who can’t understand how he travels around the country with George: 'I say, "Have you met him? Have you sat down and talked with him?"'
(RNS) — If you want environmental peace, work for environmental justice.
(RNS) — Throughout his life, Howard Thurman wrestled with the question of how the 'religion of Jesus' applied to those 'whose backs are against the wall.'