(RNS) — Though the social hierarchy of race comes at the expense of women and men of color, the work of deconstructing it must be done by those who constructed it.
(RNS) — The presence of a black body has long been deemed a threat to be contained rather than a neighbor to be loved.
(RNS) — A new oral history initiative aims to train black Muslim youth to document their elderly community members’ stories, before it's too late.
KELLER, Texas (RNS) — 'Pain is a part of the growth,' said the black pastor of a multiethnic Southern Baptist church in Utah.
(RNS) — A newly discovered letter from one former prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention to another reveals a depth of mistrust and suspicion toward the denomination’s first black president.
(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.
(RNS) — In just five years, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative has grown from a Twitter conversation into an organization that has trained America’s biggest Muslim groups in racial justice.
(RNS) — Two former SBC presidents, joined by a Las Vegas pastor, took the unusual step of sending a letter to the search committee for the new president of the SBC Executive Committee, inquiring about the breadth of efforts to fill the position.
Race in America is a subtle conversation. A new film demonstrates that.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The PRRI survey found sharp religious and racial divides over police brutality, immigration and churches' handling of #MeToo-related issues.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — One day scanning her children’s bookshelf Becker realized nearly all the characters in those books were white, like herself, her husband and her three children.
(RNS) — As a new study shows that multiracial churches are on the rise, leaders of intercultural congregations say it takes perseverance to maintain diversity in their pulpits and their pews.
(RNS) — Austin Channing Brown, author of 'I'm Still Here,' talked to Religion News Service about how the church is missing out when it doesn't listen to black voices, how awkward even progressive spaces can be and how white people can be less exhausting.
(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.