Blog : Social Justice

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III, pastor and co-founder of Baltimore United for Change, speaks to Ari Melber host of The Beat With Ari Melber

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From Jena 6 to Freddie Gray, social media has played an integral part in how we organize and galvanize the masses. #MLK2BAKER: BeyondReActivism, OrganizingForPower examines the role of social media in social justice organizing and raises a couple questions.
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15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SAMUEL DEWITT PROCTOR CONFERENCE
CONFERENCE THEME: STAYING IN THE STRUGGLE UNTIL THE END

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What is desperately needed in the social justice and civil rights communities is a theory of change that addresses the foundational mechanisms of our monetary system that cause social and economic injustice. In response to the civil and social unrest of his day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. responded, “If a soul lives in darkness […]

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One reality is that spiritual activism and faith advocacy through relationship building, autoethnography, and social media has its own set of struggles. However, it is a way to make information a bit more publicly accessible.

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My faith in transformative justice is whole; it is complete; it is total. I was created to resist and that is what I will continue to do.

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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.

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By Jamye Wooten, It’s not news to say that this has been a crazy, rancorous election season—perhaps the most ugly in modern history, many pundits claim. Maybe. But when I reflect back on earlier election cycles, there seems to have been plenty of media-infused hostility that we tend to mute in our nostalgic remembrance. The […]

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 Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference holds vigil for Sandra Bland. #ITooResist

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Dr. Keri Day is an Assistant Professor of Theological and Social Ethics & Director of Black Church Studies Program at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America.

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Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith Sr., pastor emeritus of Allen Temple Baptist Church of Oakland, California, at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

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