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Results for Racism

A Nation of Jenas
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alexis Vaughan How God's Word empowers us to fight racism. Seven guards, one nurse, and a 14-year-old bo ...

Back to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for September. This would be a good month to rest the ...

Citizens Remember
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger After a two-year process, the Greensboro (North Carolina) Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the first of its kind in ...

Covenant Living
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Covenants order our lives, our faith communities, and, in the best of times, our nations. The promises and agreements God makes to us, and that we make to one another, ...

From Fear to Truth
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Deanna Wylie Mayer America's first truth and reconciliation commission tries to bring healing to a divided community. ...

Dirty Laundry Gets Airing
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Deanna Wylie Mayer The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission held three public hearings between July and October last year to lo ...

The Tupelo Miracle
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum How faith and a newspaper transformed a Mississippi community. Increasingl ...

Creating New Wineskins
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

J. Daryl Byler While many in the U.S. civil rights movement were busy integrating lunch counters, others took on an even tougher challeng ...

Re-Education Camp
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler In Auburn, Alabama, two all-white fraternities wore ...

Flagging Racial Progress
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Mississippi votes to keep the 'Stars and Bars.' As the world knows by now, on A ...

How I Changed My Mind
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob McLalan A conservative Republican makes the case for reparations for African Americans. I recently heard a ...

Honkey Payback
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Honky, by Yale sociologist Dalton Conley, is a memoir of growing up during the 1970s and 1980s in the projects of ...

Is That Racism on Your Shoe?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a &qu ...

Virtual Hate
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown The Internet has rekindled the zeal and magnified the power of hate groups. What can we do to fight back? ...

You Say You Want a Revolution?
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger Resistance Records recruits soldiers for 'racial holy war.' Human rights groups have ...

Undoing Racism in Flint
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Williamson Michigan city turns dialogue into action. Five hundred community leaders in Flint, Michiga ...

Debunking Myths
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery-Fate Ian Frazier's On the Rez Anthropologist Renato Rosaldo introduced the term "impe ...

Simply Because We Are Black
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alice J. Burnette Davis The message of the Illinois shooting: Race matters. Over the July 4 weekend, Benjamin ...

The Grace to Endure
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, ...

A Pilgrimage to Remember
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Tens of millions of people were forcibly taken from their homes in Africa in the 17th and 18th centuries. ...

Briefly Noted
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Tens of millions of people were forcibly taken from their homes in Africa in the 17th and 18th centuries. ...

The Impact of Absence
Originally Posted: 06/18/2014 - 3:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Thirty-five years ago, on June 12, 1963, Medgar Evers was assassinated in front of his home on the west side of Jacks ...

Why?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Thirty years after King's death, racism continues to rend the country. Thirty years since the ...

Exorcising an American Demon
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Racism is a principality. Racism is more than an expression of an individual attitude; ...

A Time For Action
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Yvonne V. Delk Building a strategy to dismantle racism. Nearly 30 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, &qu ...

The Idol of White Supremacy
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Eugene F. Rivers III Blocking the Prayers of the Church Eugene F. Rivers 3d, a Sojourners contributi ...

Our Unresolved Dilemma
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Bradley Church burnings and America's quest for racial healing. In American political life, there is ...

In the Image of God
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen For generations which begat generations, the Bible has been translated into the languages of the people. Soon to follow were ...

Confronting an 'Epidemic of Terror'
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Agne Churches stand against arson attacks. When a Forest Park, Illinois church burned in the ...

Not for the Faint of Heart
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Kentucky Abolitionists in the antebellum South. William Shreve Bailey was a journ ...

Can We Talk
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mark Pettigrew I AGREE WITH Andrea Ayvazian and Beverly Daniel Tatum when they call for meetings in which participants of all races are e ...

The Ethics of Rhetoric
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alexander Dante Hurt Dinesh D'Souza and the end of rationality We live in a historic moment which makes ...

Can We Talk?
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 3:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Ayvazian Beverly Daniel Tatum It's time for a new conversation on race in A ...

Crossing the Racial Divide
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis After the 1992 riots following the first Rodney King verdict, I joined a delegation of international church leaders to Los Ang ...

Two-Way Streets of Resentment
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Tiesha became nervous as Ann and I took her trick or treating through Columbia Heights. "I hope they don't shoot ...

Racism in Academic Robes
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis When I first heard about The Bell Curve, the new book by Charles Murray and the late Richard Herrnstein, I remembered an incid ...