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A Bullet Couldn't Stop Pastor Renita Lamkin's Fight For Equality In Ferguson

Religion News Service | Lilly Fowler | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (RNS) The first time the public heard the name Renita Lamkin was probably the day she was shot. In early August, four days after M...

In Praise of Public Servants and Taxi Drivers

Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion
Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe

I have found in taxi drivers, restaurant owners, municipal workers, police officers, firemen and women, "migrants" and immigrants from many states, a variety of countries, generous people who love the democratic principles and virtues of these United States.

Ferguson Police Reportedly Shot A Female Pastor

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.15.2014 | Religion

A pastor said she was shot with a rubber bullet on Wednesday during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, as clashes with police continued over the fatal s...

The Enigma That Was Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Black Voices
Andre E. Johnson

Henry McNeal Turner was born a "free black" on February 1, 1834, in New Berry Court House, South Carolina, to Hardy Turner and Sarah Greer Turner. Even though born a free person, Turner still experienced the harsh reality of prejudice and racism.

The Lost Voice of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices
Andre E. Johnson

Turner's positions and proclamations did not fit the integrationist model that surfaced during this time. Therefore, African Americans and even the AME Church, who Turner embarrassed continually, decided to marginalize his work, writings, and record.

FLOTUS Addresses Huge Church Gathering

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

(RNS) First lady Michelle Obama held up the church as the place to deal with political issues and the catalyst for getting people to the polls in ...