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AME, CME, AME Zion bishops call for actions

Strategies developed toward ‘economic impact day’ April 4, anniversary of King’s death, day before Easter. read more »

January 26, 2015

MLK: We still have a choice today

A UMNS photo by Maile Bradfield. We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation. We must move past indecision to action. We must find new ways to speak for peace in Vietnam and justice throughout the developing world, a world that borders on our doors. If we... read more »

Posted by General Board of Church and Society on January 19, 2015

A Letter to Martin Luther King Jr.

Only 50 years ago most basic right of a democracy guaranteed to black American citizens

Emerging national conversation revealing white and black citizens view race dramatically differently. read more »

by Bishop Woodie White
on January 16, 2015

Churches take lead in fight for justice

Baltimore-Washington congregations respond to perceived incidents of racial injustice

Prayer vigils for peace, meetings with authorities, dialogs among churches aimed at leveraging change. read more »

by Melissa Lauber & Alison Burdett
on January 16, 2015

‘SELMA’: a pivotal moment

Organize group viewing of new film about historic civil-rights march

Feb. 2 conference call will discuss faith questions inspired by thought-provoking movie debuting nationwide this weekend. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on January 09, 2015

‘Vital Conversations’

Human (race) relations January topic

Commission on Religion & Race offers opportunity for thoughtful reflections, provides resources on various topics each month. read more »

January 09, 2015

Cries of the wounded

Commentary by president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Radical empathy requires temporarily suspending your own interests and judgments to understand and learn from the other. read more »

by Lallene Rector
on December 18, 2014

Christ’s vitally important call to love

Human Relations Day is Jan. 18

United Methodist Special Sunday emphasizes importance to include all of God’s children in circle of God’s love. read more »

by Bishop Peggy Johnson
on December 18, 2014

Race, hope and color blindness

A community valuing all people embraces diversity with all its colors and cultures

Racial profiling and negative encounters with police are part of the backdrop of the critique that justice is not blind nor is it applied equally. read more »

by Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble
on December 18, 2014

Break historical cycle again

A statement on the situation in Ferguson

Painful episode must be catalyst for greater understanding across racial differences, says Faith & Politics Institute. read more »

December 18, 2014

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