(RNS) — 'Decrying white nationalists is an ethical lay-up for which no white person should feel the slightest hint of self-congratulatory pride,' writes the Rev. Noel Schoonmaker.
(USA Today) 'I understand the logic behind wanting to stay inside an institution and make changes from the inside. ... That motivation is noble in some instances, but it's also enabling in others,' wrote the Rev. Lawrence Ware. 'I just came to a place where I couldn't stay in.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) The day of remembrance, which includes a liturgy and the rededication of two buildings, came seven months after the university announced plans to mark its connections to the slave trade.
(RNS) Nat Turner believed the world as he knew it was coming to an end.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Georgetown University officials said steps will include a 'Mass of Reconciliation' with the Jesuits and the Archdiocese of Washington and a memorial to slaves from whom the university benefited.
(RNS) Without moral clarity and leadership on substantive issues that matter deeply to African-Americans and other minorities, the SBC’s awakened conscience will start to ring hollow.
(RNS) We cannot undo what our ancestors did, but I felt we had a historic opportunity to show that we have repented of these ungodly attitudes.
(RNS) Baptists considered the resolution almost a year after nine people were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., by an alleged killer who posed for photos with the rebel flag.
(RNS) Hypnotized by the lost cause of the Civil War, those under its spell could not awaken without the shock of wanton cruelty. The murders at Emanuel AME Church provided that shock
(RNS) Trying to start a race war, a gunman killed nine black people at Mother Emanuel church. For some in Charleston, it was a test of faith.
In a comment to one of the many blog posts about a controversy concerning Georgetown University’s past with slavery, we read: “I did not enslave anyone. I did not profit ...
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff said employers who deny benefits and exploit workers "are living on the blood of the people. And this is a mortal sin."
(RNS) House Bill 0615 looks like little more than an attempt by legislators, perhaps threatened by religious diversity, to protect a Christian culture that seems to be steadily eroding.
An online petition claiming over 18,000 signers accused France's minister for women's rights of racism for the remarks.
(RNS) White feminism in the West has a long history of erasure of women of color.