(RNS) “I’ll say this as clearly as I can: What’s very clear is that black lives are worthless in America and the criminal justice system. It’s time to right that unacceptable wrong.”
Articles tagged “Ferguson”
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) While some have been critical of the religiosity often found in American football, Aeneas Williams sees a calling from God he can’t ignore.
(RNS) This year will be a test. Can American Christianity get over itself and truly serve a desperate society?
BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (RNS) Bernice King and others from the King Center in Atlanta are meeting with Missouri high school students to help them channel anger over the police shooting of Michael Brown into positive change.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) Quincy Harts, 40, of St. Louis, was outside the church wearing a T-shirt with Brown’s picture and the words: “No Justice, No Peace.”
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) The Nation of Islam and other groups — such as Black Lawyers for Justice — helped control the crowds and may have protected businesses from looters.
(RNS) The statement calls on African-American churches to memorialize Michael Brown and to elect politicians who “represent the preservation of life in ethnic communities.”