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White Evangelicals

White Supremacy, Evangelicals, and Mississippi's 1964 Freedom Summer

Carolyn Dupont | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics
Carolyn Dupont

While black Americans waged a death-defying struggle for their full humanity, leading religious figures in Mississippi lent their pens to the cause of white supremacy and white congregations affirmed the virtues of segregation.

A New Faith Coalition

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Further polling results will help to answer the critical question of why religious voters cast their ballots the way they did. But three factors are likely key to understanding the religious shift.

The Evangelical Cure For Blackness

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

U.S. racial history doesn't begin and end with Martin Luther King. The Jesus whom black slaves were taught to worship and submit to was unquestionably white, as was God the Father who begat him.