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Social Justice

Twenty-five years after one of the most progressive blueprints for women’s rights was passed, progress remains uneven and, in some cases, has even reversed. It’s time to push back against the pushback, a UN official said. […] Read More

Associate director, culture editor, managing editor and now media producer, Cliff Vaughn has held many roles during his 20 years at Baptist Center for Ethics. His wisdom and insight always promote civility and the common good. […] Read More

Even though we may not see the fruits of our labor for others in our lifetimes, the people of God must decide that hardships will not embitter us but instead will embolden us to help bring about a change. […] Read More

God’s justice and forgiveness are interwoven in the cloth of the gospel. Yet ever since the time of the prophets we’ve needed to clarify for each generation the call to justice. Here are 10 reasons justice is central to the gospel. […] Read More

With its vote, the US Senate declared there is no longer any institutional check on the power of the president. How did we get here? Racism, racial anxiety, white privilege and white fragility are central factors. […] Read More

Love of a white nationalistic agenda is neither truly American nor Christian. Certain pious politicians and politicized preachers act in the same self-serving ways their predecessors enabled and excused gender and racial inequality. […] Read More

President Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan, but his roadmap is doomed to fail because it can’t be carried out without a solid moral foundation rooted in justice, equality and love. Here’s what’s missing. […] Read More

He wasn’t the first to say it, but Martin Luther King popularized the phrase that “the arc of the moral universe … bends toward justice.” For justice to prevail, people who hope for justice must become and be advocates for it. […] Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. saw the movement he led as a call to redeem the systems and structures that created and sustained the evil and hatred that kept America from accessing life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all people. […] Read More

If protesters and dissidents, many of them millennials, can surpass single-issue politics to embrace a broader vision of social and cultural transformation, they may provide the seeds of hope for a new decade. It’s a big “if.” […] Read More