Antiracism and the Power of the Written Word

Can the written word change the world? If you need an apologetic in the…


White Evangelical Support for Trump comes from Churchgoers, not EINOs

This article was first published on the Religion News site. It was reposted…


How to Fight Racism, Part 3 - Commitment to Action

Is racism mostly a reality of the past? Has America largely overcome its…


How to Fight Racism, Part 2 - Relationships

I remember two married couples from my church—one couple was black and the…


How to Fight Racism, Part 1 - Awareness

While activists have initiated remarkable progress when it comes to race in…


The Problem with "Balance" in Race and Politics

Note: The views here are solely of the individual author and do not necessarily…


Announcing The Witness 2019 National Conference: Continuing the 400 Year Journey of Joy and Justice

Announcing The Witness 2019 National Conference: Continuing the 400 Year…


What Columbus Really Thought about Native Americans

In 1937, Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially designated “Columbus Day” as a…


A Better Statement on Christianity and Justice: The Chicago Declaration of Evangelical Social Concern

A recent statement entitled “The Gospel and Social Justice” has deservedly…


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What Christians Who Care About Mass Incarceration Need to Know About District Attorneys

This article was first published on the Soujourners Magazine website. Click…


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Moving Beyond Graham’s Legacy: Raising the Bar on Evangelical Participation in Civil Rights

The late Billy Graham said in an Associated Press interview in 2005 that he…


Why Juneteenth Should Be a National Holiday

America fought it’s bloodiest war mainly over the issue of slavery. It took the…


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Christians Defending Immigrant Families is Good, But it Also Requires Consistency

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on jemartisby.com under the…


How Polly Sheppard Taught Me that Existence is Resistance

In February of 2018, during Black History Month, I had the honor of co-leading…


We Return Fighting: How Memorial Day Can Mean Something Different for African American Soldiers

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. By setting aside a time to recall…


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James Cone, the Cross, and the Lynching Memorial

This article first appeared here on the Religion News Service site on April…


Honor & Soul at the Opening Ceremony for the Lynching Memorial and Museum

Montgomery, AL-- Bryan Stevenson and his team at the Equal Justice Initiative…


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A Wilderness Wandering After the "Quiet Exodus"

In a revealing article in the New York Times, journalist Campbell Robertson,…


5 Reasons You Should Celebrate Black History Month

February 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month. Each year Americans…


Of Sh*tholes and Section 8: A Response to Rod Dreher

In the current state of public discourse offensive statements have become…