For years, John Onwuchekwa was a rising star in the Southern Baptist Convention. The Black pastor was part of the family and destined for great things. Then he wasn’t. And now he and his church is leaving the SBC.
The U.S. is divided along racial lines regarding the removal of monuments and statues linked to slavery, according to a report from YouGov/The Economist published July 6. Racial differences also emerged in response to the Confederate flag.
In exciting news this week, the football team in Washington whose name has been a racial slur for decades is finally in the process of changing its name and logo. But this victory won’t amount to much if Americans don’t understand why racist mascots and
In a letter to Southern Baptist Convention leaders, an African American pastor from Texas urged the denomination to meaningfully increase the number of Black people in positions of leadership across its various institutions and to “understand that racism is much more than an individual sin.”
Many prominent white evangelicals have made statements about Black lives in the weeks since the death of George Floyd, but is this new focus among white conservatives — and white Christians in general — momentary or lasting? Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism,
Decades after influential developer J.C. Nichols kept Blacks, Jews, and other minorities out of subdivisions he built that transformed the Kansas City region, protests over the death of George Floyd might lead to his name being removed from one of the city’s most iconic sites.