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…


Why So Many White Churches Resisted Martin Luther King Jr.’s call

NOTE: This article originally appeared in The “Acts of Faith” section of the…


My 10 Favorite History Books of 2017

After reading dozens of U.S. history books for my PhD coursework this year, I…


White Evangelicals Must Ask, "Why Does Our Theology Lead to Republicanism?"

Much virtual ink has been spilled discussing the merits of the term…


In Mississippi’s Museum Openings, a Victory for ‘Local People’

NOTE: This article originally appeared in "Opinion" section of the New York…


VIDEO: Am I an Evangelical?- Perspectives from Women and Black Christians

Recent polls indicating strong white evangelical support for…


Pass The Mic- Interview with Bryan Stevenson

Listen NowBryan Stevenson is an award-winning lawyer, speaker, as well as…


Tolerance for Racism Paved the Way for the Moral Bankruptcy of This Moment

The credible sexual abuse allegations leveled at political leaders keep coming.…