Editor Brian Kaylor reflects on efforts by lawmakers across the country to make it more difficult to vote. Such bills attempts to undo the work of faithful advocates during the civil rights movement, and some bills even target Black churches.
Rev. Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two runoff elections for U.S. Senate and might be sworn in later this week. He can reflect on these other African American ministers who kept up a busy church life while serving in Congress.
Over the years, throngs of protesters — many of them people of faith — have assembled to remember the March on Washington. This year, the gatherings will both resemble and differ from the first one on Aug. 28, 1963.
Civil rights icons John Lewis and C.T. Vivian were part of a tradition that often found its home in the Black church. A new generation of activists and organizers is doing things differently.
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Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins, acting executive director of the New Baptist Covenant, mayor of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and executive director emeritus of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, reflects on the life and legacy of John Lewis.
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Editor Brian Kaylor reflects on the passing of Baptist civil rights giants C.T. Vivian and John Lewis, and what it would mean to really honor the legacy of those two and their fellow Baptist minister Martin Luther King Jr.
In a single day, we saw the death of two giants. Today, all of us who follow Jesus should offer prayers of gratitude for the Rev. C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis and their extraordinary lives of faith.
A new documentary, which is to be released on demand and in select theaters on Friday (July 3), traces the journey of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a Baptist, from the fields of Alabama to the halls of Congress. The film portrays how Lewis was shaped