(RNS) — Moving beyond King's most segregated hour means fighting for fairness day after day, year after year in the name of all of the prophets who stand against injustice.
(RNS) — We’ve seen this dynamic before. The families of nine victims of Mother Emanuel church in Charleston, S.C., proclaimed both forgiveness and justice with power, but some folks only heard the forgiveness.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — ‘Our hope is that people will leave inspired, become agents of change as a result of what happened here,’ said the Rev. Arthur Price Jr.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (RNS) — Invoking God and Christian love, presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker railed against gun violence and racism on Wednesday (Aug. 7) at the site of a 2015 church shooting.
(RNS) — 'The churches themselves are as segregated as ever,' Jennifer Berry Hawes says of Charleston, S.C. 'What has changed is that there are efforts to bridge divides between the people in those churches.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The survivors and family members of victims spoke of forgiveness — though some are at different stages than others — and answered questions about securing houses of worship.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Tonight we will cry out to God together from this unique place, that God will give America a ‘Love One Another Movement’ that will change the course of this nation,' said National Day of Prayer Task Force President Ronnie Floyd.
(RNS) — Jennifer Pinckney, whose husband, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was killed in the attack on Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, reflects on her life four years later. She says that listening to his sermons 'ministered to me through some tough moments in my life.'
(RNS) — The leaders of two congregations that have suffered violence incited by hate, we recognize the president's 'emergency' isn’t about an invasion, but the language of governmental overreach.
PITTSBURGH (RNS) — In response to hate, we connected with other victims of hate to increase good in the world and honor those slain in the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018.
(RNS) — The Rev. Eric S.C. Manning hopes to visit Texas church members because 'when trauma happens sometimes those who have gone through it are able to provide a little bit more of an encouragement.'
(RNS) Here my goal was relaxation, but it was replaced by a study in what one speaker called 'black gold.'
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) Pleading guilty to the state charges allows for Dylann Roof's transfer to death row and spares survivors and relatives of the victims a second round of courtroom testimony.
(Reuters) Prosecutors say Roof intended to continue his racially motivated violence at another black church about 20 miles from Emanuel AME Church, where he killed nine people.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (RNS) As the trial of church shooter Dylann Roof moves into its sentencing phase this week, South Carolina's poet laureate recalls what she witnessed in the courtroom: devastation and heartache, bravery and grace.
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