In a time when our nation is experiencing a rebellion of oppression, many people of faith are wondering what we can do to become better allies to marginalized communities. It was only recently that LGBTQ people were finally awarded the…
Last Saturday, June 27, a paramilitary outfit of white nationalists threatened on social media to “take back” our city from the racial justice protesters occupying Injustice Park in downtown Louisville. They predicted that the encampment of largely peaceful protesters would be cleared by nightfall.
If a predominantly white church can stand for racial justice and inclusivity in the heart of the South, then other Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregations should try to follow suit, an Arkansas pastor declared during the CBF General Assembly.
The more we learn about someone else’s story, the more understanding we gain about their perspectives.
Papa John’s founder and former CEO John Schnatter, who left the pizza company last year amid controversy over comments criticized as racially insensitive, recently donated $1 million to historically black Simmons College of Kentucky.
An independent fundamentalist Baptist church in Virginia entered a national debate over President Donald Trump’s tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their home countries with an outdoor sign saying “America: Love or Leave It.”
The first female professor of theology to be awarded tenure at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, says her alma mater missed an opportunity to atone for its complicated legacy of slavery when it refused to consider reparations for a historically black college in the same community.
An Arkansas judge cleared of ethics charges stemming from his participation in an anti-death penalty demonstration two years ago has petitioned the state’s Supreme Court to restore his power to hear and decide capital cases.
J.D. Greear says the solution is not to take rights away from one group and give them to another but for people who experience privilege of any kind to want people from different races and backgrounds to have access to the same opportunities.