DALLAS (USA Today) — The small white congregation in Albany, Ga., has been accused of discriminating against a growing black congregation that shared its church building.
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(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...
(RNS) — It's been 150 years since the Civil War ended, but does the racist theology remain?
(RNS) — Khaled Beydoun develops a framework for understanding Islamophobia through his examinations of its ties to American policy.
(RNS) — While he is remembered for speaking out against racism and segregation during his later revivals, some scholars argue that he gave white evangelicals a safe alternative to civil rights engagement.
(RNS) — Ultimately, doctrines of racial superiority have to be destroyed in the deep places of our souls. But a smartphone can help.
(RNS) We asked Margari Aziza Hill, MuslimARC co-founder, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking at a campaign rally, Kayla Moore declared that 'one of our attorneys is a Jew.' People immediately reacted online, some expressing anger but many others making jokes.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A former Ku Klux Klan member who burned a cross on a black couple's lawn 40 years ago, before becoming a Roman Catholic priest, has finally written his victims an apology.
(RNS) — “Christ wishes to break down the walls created by the evils of racism,” Bishop George Murry of Youngstown told the U.S. Catholic bishops who are in Baltimore for their annual November meeting.
(RNS) — A rabbi and former Air Force chaplain cheers the strong anti-bigotry message delivered at the U.S. Air Force Academy last week, and remembers a similar message delivered at an air base in Japan some 40 years ago.
(RNS) — There is no surprise that Mormon whiteness is newly discussed at a time when alt-right agitators and Charlottesville demonstrators have provoked discussion of the meaning of 'white.'
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — President Trump's most prominent spiritual adviser speaks to the Religion News Association's annual conference in Nashville.
(RNS) — March officials said they are 'working on ways to include the Jewish community' after sundown on Sept. 30, when the holiday ends, or the following day.
(RNS) — Footage from Charlottesville, Va., has prompted some clergy to sign up for an Aug. 28 march. 'This is much worse than we thought in terms of a spirit of hate and immorality,' Sharpton said.