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Reconciliation

Jamaican Baptist leaders raised the topic of reparations for slavery in multiple sessions of the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance. While no vote was taken, a commission will study the issue and report next year. […] Read More

For churches to help undo racism, it will take more than being nice to each other and planning pulpit exchanges. It involves dismantling racial power dynamics in our systems, institutions and culture that privilege white people. […] Read More

We can blame social media for the flames of racial tension, however, these platforms only fuel what is already lit in each of us. Racial reconciliation can only be truly addressed when we address ourselves. […] Read More

Even if we live in integrated neighborhoods, we often live within the segregated silos of our memories and histories apart from the memories and histories of our neighbors of color. That’s why Black History Month is for all of us. […] Read More

EthicsDaily is committed to working alongside partners addressing the destructive ramifications of racism while seeking pathways toward repentance, reconciliation and redemption. And you can help with that future work. […] Read More

In our starkly divided nation, it’s more crucial than ever for churches to become peacemakers in the most basic sense of the word, breaking down dividing walls of hatred and resentment. […] Read More

Baptists from across the U.S. gathered in Atlanta this week at the New Baptist Covenant’s 2018 summit, committing to continue the “journey to justice” for all people. […] Read More

Two Tennessee churches – one predominantly black, the other white – with a sometimes uneasy history of racial tension worked together to begin breaking barriers. How about yours? […] Read More

Canada’s First Nations schools sought to civilize children from indigenous people with their mission to “kill the Indian in the child” – a story so common to many cultures that one can grow numb. […] Read More

Are the differences between Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X as big as some make out? Personally, I don’t think so. About three years before his death, King underwent a conversion. Agreed, it did not parallel Malcolm’s Mecca conversion, but it was significant enough to lead to a dramatic change in King’s thinking and […] Read More