(RNS) During the 1950s and ’60s, evangelicals stayed clear of joining the civil rights movement. That’s why InterVarsity’s move to embrace #BlackLives Matter may be a watershed moment.
Articles tagged “racism”
(RNS) The consultation comes at the end of a year when there have been an unusual number of religious gatherings focused on improving race relations.
(RNS) Memories of the protests from when the author was a student at the University of Missouri keep coming back.
YANGON (Reuters) Myanmar’s Committee for the Protection of Race and Religion has pushed through four laws that critics say effectively legalize discrimination against women and the country’s minority Muslims ahead of the country’s first free vote in 25 years.
ST. LOUIS – Members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicked off their annual spring assembly by denouncing racism as an “evil.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Eight former teachers described school buses segregated by gender, classroom racism and textbooks with pages on evolution, fossil fuels and sexual reproduction ripped out.
NEW YORK (RNS) In an evocative homily in St. Patrick’s Cathedral the day after two NYPD officers were shot dead, Cardinal Timothy Dolan spoke powerfully of his own anguish and his “worry about a city tempted to tension and division.”
(RNS) Racism is not about racists. It is about power that is directed against marginalized groups to keep them marginalized.