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Adelle M. Banks

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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 17 hours ago
“African-American brothers and sisters, especially brothers, in this country are more likely to be arrested, more likely to be executed, more likely to be killed.”It’s the kind of statement that’s...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 2 days ago
Evangelicals are teaming up with environmentalists to support the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan to substantially reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants.The...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 21 hours ago
While Republican leaders blast President Obama for taking executive action on immigration reform, some prominent evangelical leaders are welcoming the president’s plans to keep about 5 ...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 1 day ago
Dozens of faith leaders and consumer advocates are pressing Congress to create a national interest rate cap for payday lenders instead of the exorbitant three-digit rates currently charged...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 2 days ago
Like the lawmakers he lobbies on Capitol Hill, the Rev. C. Welton Gaddy has a foot in two worlds — Washington during the week, his hometown on the weekends.So when Gaddy boards a flight each Friday...

Articles by Adelle M. Banks

I've been a religion reporter for more than a decade, and I still find that many
misunderstand my title—journalists included.