(RNS) — This isn't the first time the renowned civil rights center, where the Rev. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks came to strategize, has been targeted.
ATLANTA (AP) - Relatives of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led more than 1,000 people on a march Monday in downtown Atlanta, where large crowds gathered 50 years earlier for the slain civil rights leader's funeral procession as a mule-drawn wagon pulled his casket through the streets.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Some questioned the morality of Trump administration policies.
(RNS) With 81 percent of white evangelicals supporting Trump in the November election and Southern Baptists striving to improve on their history that includes a defense of slavery, the questions roiling around Moore have included matters of race.
(RNS) The mostly African-American throng, smaller than expected due to the rain, heard civic and religious leaders address health care, voting rights, economic equality and police reform.
(RNS) She helped type and edit her husband's sermons and rejected the asceticism he had wanted to model after traveling to India and studying Gandhi's words. Excerpts from her book, as told to the Rev. Barbara Reynolds.
(RNS) Campbell said clergywomen attaining top leadership positions "still is something that is out of the ordinary."
(RNS) When we celebrate the legacy of King yet fail to embrace his struggle, we deprive ourselves of the spiritual and political revolution for which King lived and died.
(RNS) “(T)he next President can lift millions out of poverty and secure a brighter future for all Americans,” they say.
(RNS) “Way too much of our national discourse has been poisoned by hateful language and policies,” said the Rev. William J. Barber II.
ATLANTA (Reuters) Stone Mountain is best known for the "Confederate Mount Rushmore," a 90-ft relief sculpture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
ATLANTA - Authorities have images of the men placing the flags outside Ebenezer Baptist Church; they say they have not ruled out hate crime charges.
(RNS) Years before the gay rights movement gained momentum, the openly gay black activist, a Quaker, advised Martin Luther King Jr. on nonviolent protest tactics and organized the 1963 March on Washington.
(RNS) "We didn't know what would happen when we reached the capitol. We were singing the civil rights song, 'I Am Not Afraid,' but, yes, I was afraid."
(RNS) A Baptist deacon, a minister, a Unitarian laywoman and an Episcopal seminarian sacrificed their lives in connection with the Alabama voting rights protests.
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