(RNS) — ‘The night is long, but joy cometh in the morning, and it’s up to us to make sure it does. That’s our charge: deliver America a new dawn,’ Former Vice President Joe Biden said.
(RNS) — The Progressive National Baptist president said of some churches after the hurricane: 'Even the ones that were serving as shelters, most of them have been compromised.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Representatives of the Progressive National Baptist Convention spoke Tuesday at the National Press Club about the need to address race and spirituality amid the get-out-the-vote drives.
(RNS) In a speech focused on faith and his fights for civil rights, the Virginia senator made a point of differentiating himself from the Republican nominee for president.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The 'Together We Vote' campaign is one of the efforts by religious groups to mobilize new voters.
(RNS) His work to bring Baptists of different races together nationwide is morphing into grass-roots attempts to address community needs.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (RNS) A recent Pew Research Center survey showed that historically black denominations are not losing their share of the U.S. population. Why is that?
(RNS) Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Voting Rights Act. Religious and civic groups are now fighting to restore its key provisions.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Some 70 pastors and other religious leaders headed to lawmakers’ offices to press for changes in the Voting Rights Act.
(RNS) Michael Eric Dyson called Taylor's preaching style a blend of brilliant metaphors and an "uncanny sense of rhythmic timing put to dramatic but not crassly theatrical effect.''
(RNS) Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama's second term. Here are 10 officials' thoughts about what they’d like to see in the next four years. By Adelle M. Banks and Jeanie Groh.