Poor People’s Campaign mourns 250K COVID deaths, calls for stimulus relief
(RNS) — The group, led by the Rev. William Barber, is staging a national service of eulogy and remembrance two miles from the U.S. Capitol.
They made a mark on the religious scene this decade; some rose, others fell
(RNS) — This list of 12 — drawn from stories RNS has covered between 2010 and 2019 — offers a one-time retrospective of the personalities (and not a few of the issues) that dominated the religious scene this past decade.
At Bishop Barber’s NC church, Pete Buttigieg works to woo black voters
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — An active Episcopalian who has spoken at length about faith on the campaign trail, it was not clear Buttigieg succeeded.
For 40 days in 30 US cities, King’s Poor People’s Campaign lives again
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — The intent is to draw attention to the ways government has neglected its moral obligation to the country’s poor.
‘Moral Mondays’ leader starts ‘moral revolution’ tour
(RNS) “Way too much of our national discourse has been poisoned by hateful language and policies,” said the Rev. William J. Barber II.
COMMENTARY: Moral Mondays: ‘Democratic tool’ or Great Awakening?
(RNS) If Moral Mondays are, in fact, the beginnings of another Great Awakening, they promise not only to speak to people in a context of social crisis but also to reshape religious practice in America.
NC pastor to kick off second year of demonstrations
(RNS) The Rev. William J. Barber II and his Moral Mondays team are making final preparations for the kickoff event for the second year of protests.