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SBC fight symbolizes the mean-spirited religious impulses of the nation, BNG panelist suggests

The turmoil engulfing the Southern Baptist Convention over its handling of sexual abuse allegations, racial injustice and gender inequality are both a result and an expression of a mean-spirited relig...

The Fight for the Heart of the Southern Baptist Convention

On a recent Friday afternoon, Dwight McKissic sat at a folding table in his three-car garage, on a cul-de-sac in Arlington, Texas, discussing the role that race plays in a growing divide among America...

Faith and the Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage

Commentators have already been comparing the Biden administration’s expansive legislative agenda to the New Deal ambitions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The mixture of a global pandemic, racial protes...

FBI reaches out to Hasidic Jews to fight antisemitism – but bureau has fraught history with Judaism

The FBI wants to hear from Hasidim, or “ultra-Orthodox” Jews. The Hate Crimes Unit said as much when it issued announcements – in both Yiddish and Hebrew – asking Jews to report antisemitic incidents ...

Race and Responsibility: A Conversation on Black-Jewish Relations & the Fight for Equal Justice

How are the historical experiences of the Black and Jewish communities at once distinct and interconnected? Should we see efforts to combat racism and antisemitism as separate struggles? What are Afri...