On 25 May – commonly know as Africa Day and officially as African Liberation Day – there will be a series of actions and events across the continent to mark the launch of the movement.
“WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL HISTORY, AND WE SHALL CREATE ANOTHER IN THE FUTURE THAT WILL ASTONISH THE WORLD.”–MARCUS GARVEY #ImAfricanBornIn Join in the 2017 African Diaspora Conversation In celebration of the International Decade for People of African Descent Through your […]
Over the past two years, faith groups representing 118 million Americans mobilized to call on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to enact a strong rule addressing the harms of 300% interest payday lending debt traps.
Written by Rev. Dionne P. Boissiere, MDiv. with adapted excerpts from Dr. Valerie Bridgeman, Litany for the Enslaved and Rabbi Hillel Hayyim Lavery-Yisrael of www.opensiddur.org DOWNLOAD – An Interfaith Prayer for Chibok (2)
Theology of Joy & the Good Life – Dr. Keri Day is an Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics & Director of Black Church Studies Program at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. Her research focuses on the ways in which faith communities can respond to socio-economic issues such as poverty. Her publications include Unfinished […]
“There are mothers, like Mary, who cradle their sons at night while fearing that their boys are destined to die. How do we minister hope in a world that disproportionately robs black and brown mothers of a lifetime with their sons?” – Yolanda Pierce
Celebrating the Ten-Year Anniversary of Obery Hendricks’ “The Politics of Jesus” November 19, 2016 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting San Antonio, Texas Panelists: Eboni Marshall Turman, Yale University Jesse Jackson, Operation Push, Chicago, IL Nyasha Junior, Temple University Gary Dorrien, Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary Keri Day, Brite Divinity School Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown […]
Kelly Brown Douglas examines the myths and narratives underlying a “stand-your-ground” culture, taking seriously the social as well as the theological questions raised by this and similar events, from Ferguson, Missouri to Staten Island, New York. – Union Theological Seminary
WEEK(S) OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) #THISISWORR http://thisisworr.org/ JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) TO BEGIN SUNDAY, JULY 12 AND END SATURDAY, JULY 18 My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in […]