Blog : Righteous Resistance

#RIGHTEOUSRESISTANCE American democracy is in crisis. Racial justice, civil and human rights progress of the past two decades is being reversed at an alarming rate. Brazen and bold acts of racial terror by white supremacists, KKK, and Neo-Nazi sympathizers seek to intimidate and instill fear in African Americans and others seeking equality in our nation. […]

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Prepared and Submitted by the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference #RIGHTEOUSRESISTANCE In the spring of 2006, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and its horrific destruction of lives and property, Dr. Iva E. Carruthers, general secretary of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc., organized the Katrina National Justice Commission. The Commission was convened in three cities […]

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Oakland, CA — Following a white nationalist, Ku Klux Klan-sponsored “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Black church faith leaders and denominations, today joined other clergy in announcing a “Weeks of Righteous Resistance” initiative to push back on hate and racism. Prompted by the hostile treatment of fellow faith leaders — Rev. Traci Blackmon, […]

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