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White Evangelicals

White Evangelicals Showed Up En Masse For The Midterm Elections, Helping To Tip The Scales For The GOP

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

White Evangelicals turned up at the polls in large numbers on Tuesday, playing a key role placing Congress in the hands of the Republican Party. Ev...

11 Miles Backward?

Troy Jackson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Religion
Troy Jackson

As a pastor and follower of Jesus, I believe we are walking backward in this country when it comes to truly valuing the lives of young people of color. With this grand jury decision, it feels like we walked back to the days of Jim Crow and segregation.

10 Ways White Christians Can Respond to Ferguson

Troy Jackson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Religion
Troy Jackson

Like many of you, I've been overwhelmed and deeply saddened by the events transpiring in Ferguson, Missouri. And at times I've felt helpless, 350 miles away in Cincinnati, as friends of mine are in Ferguson praying, marching, organizing, and working for peace and justice.

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

Carolyn Dupont | Posted 08.04.2014 | 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.