(RNS) — As individuals, most Christians readily acknowledge we are sinners. Why is it so hard to admit that our nation has also sinned?
(RNS) — Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism, biblical interpretation and church cultures, may indicate a long struggle ahead.
(RNS) — The filmmaker, lawyer and civil rights activist talks about her debut book, ‘See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love.’
(AP) — Dozens of American Muslim organizations have called for reforms including prohibiting racial profiling and maneuvers that restrict the flow of blood or oxygen to the brain.
I’m done believing that religion will help Black people get justice in America. It isn’t. Black men and women are still dead.
(RNS) — This effort emerged the last week of May, days after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police during an arrest.
(RNS) — George Floyd’s killing was the final straw for thousands of Americans pushing for racial justice. It may also be a tipping point for non-black Muslim communities.
NEW YORK (RNS) — Demonstrators at a church-led peaceful march in Brooklyn prayed for their city and protested for lasting change in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
(RNS) — If you talked to my kids about Morning in America, they would just laugh at you.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis addressed the outrage caused by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police: ‘(W)e cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form.’
(RNS) — We cheered for black athletes, we welcomed a few blacks to our schools and workplaces, but we still live separate lives in our gated communities.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — To faithful in the United States, this message comes at a time of deep fracture and division as riots and protests continue following the death of George Floyd on Monday (May 25).
(RNS) — Too many white evangelicals are silent about the death of George Floyd and the racial divide of the American church.
(RNS) — ‘He was like the OG of the neighborhood and made sure that we were welcomed in ... in the Bible we call it a ‘person of peace.’ He helped us and allowed us to operate in his neighborhood.’
(RNS) — I'm numb. The kind of numb that doesn't mean you can't feel anything but that you feel all the things at once and don't know how to name it or what to do about it.