(RNS) — An analysis of San Diego's controversial 'smart' streetlights, equipped with cameras and sensors, suggests that many of the city’s mosques could be monitored by the city.
BOSTON (RNS) — Across the country, the question of engagement in federal Countering Violent Extremism programs—including, in Massachusetts, a half-million dollar police mentorship program targeting Boston’s Somali Muslim youth—continues to divide Muslim communities.
(RNS) — Ridding our justice systems of those most prone to perpetuating injustice tells marginalized communities that they can trust the people.
(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.
(AP) — 'Today's settlement sends a message to all law enforcement: Simply being Muslim is not a basis for surveillance,' said Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy and educational organization.
(RNS) — Liberty University President Jerry Falwell openly encourages his students to carry guns, but fears public prayer from Christians who openly embrace nonviolence. (COMMENTARY)
(REUTERS) The arrests come a week after diplomats condemned violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka and urged the government to uphold minority rights and freedom of religion.
Resisting the tragic consequences of this election with the Matthew 25 Pledge.
(RNS) Baton Rouge is a city that feels the great weight of ambivalence. Black or white, police or protester, Protestant or Catholic, rich or poor, I hope that this a moment when we can all learn how to properly pray.
(RNS) 'Should I have done something different? Why was I off that night? I should have been there.' Those are the questions Chaplain Sean Pease says Dallas police are asking.
DALLAS -- Thousands of police officers joined by ordinary citizens attended funerals for three of the policemen shot dead in a racially motivated ambush attack last week that intensified America's long-running debate on race and justice.
Videos of police shootings (again) divide public opinion. Here's how religion shapes views of police.
(Reuters) A Muslim policeman who was suspended by the New York City Police Department for refusing to shave sued the agency on Wednesday (June 22), saying its no-beard policy is unconstitutional.
The prominent Christian leader talks about racism, the "Black Lives Matter" movement, and whether he supports reparations.
What happened the day I was in the car and my black friend was pulled over by the police.
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