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Adelle M. Banks

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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 5 days 15 hours ago
As the Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner collected signatures for a statement by leaders of African-American church groups about the Ferguson, Mo., police shooting of Michael Brown, she found more people...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 3 weeks 5 days ago
The issues sound like they belong on the therapist’s couch:The couple that hasn’t had sex eight months into their marriage.The parents who can’t deal with their son’s homosexuality.The male teen who...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 5 weeks 16 hours ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Rhonda Rowe and her team gathered around a diagram of the nursing home’s floor plan and determined how to split up to avoid praying with anyone twice.Rowe made her way to...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 6 weeks 5 days ago
The Evangelical Immigration Table commissioned the documentary “The Stranger” to foster evangelical support for immigration reform. Linda Midgett, a graduate of evangelical Wheaton College who...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 9 weeks 14 hours ago
Yoruba Richen’s documentary “The New Black” airs this month online and on television through the PBS series “Independent Lens.” The film, which explores the intersection of race, religion,...

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.