On June 19, 1866, Texas freed-persons celebrated the anniversary of the announcement of their freedom — the first Juneteenth holiday. This year, the holiday helps highlight a Baptist pastor & George Floyd.
As states begin loosening lockdown restrictions and churches contemplate how to reopen safely, clergy and other religious leaders face difficult decisions when it comes to their senior members. For older people, there’s a cruel reality to those reopenings.
Measuring people’s true attitudes toward racial issues on surveys has long been one of the most difficult problems that social scientists face. A news story about police beating a black man could be written off as an aberration or an isolated incident. It’s becoming harder