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Blogging and white privilege

United Methodist blogosphere dominated by white men

White, American men’s voices are about 3 times as great as their proportion of UMC membership. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on October 10, 2014

‘A galaxy away’

Civil rights protests far removed to Dallas teen in 1964

Historic summer grabbed attention of ‘surprisingly callow white male’ in college U.S. history class. read more »

by Stanley Statser
on October 10, 2014

This is not new

What then should we do?

There are days when foundations fail on which governments, police, churches and other institutions stand. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on October 02, 2014

Oklahoma to address prejudice

Conference Commission on Religion & Race workshop Oct. 4

Filmmaker to lead ‘Moving Beyond Prejudice’ to help people deal with their biases about people who are not like themselves. read more »

October 02, 2014

Standing our ground

'We are all accountable'

We must demonstrate Christ’s outreaching, redemptive love in responding to senseless, random violence plaguing our society. read more »

by Bishop Peggy Johnson
on September 02, 2014

‘In Mississippi I learned what church is’

1964 Freedom Summer began real-world theological education

Unsung Mississippi hosts embodied theology that nourished author, countless others ever since in struggles against domination. read more »

by the Rev. George McClain
on September 02, 2014

UMC on forefront of efforts to ease tensions

Statement from Missouri Conference bishop on Ferguson

‘We continue to look for opportunities to serve and bring ministry of healing to community deeply hurt,’ says Bishop Schnase. read more »

by Bishop Robert Schnase
on August 25, 2014

Michael Brown’s death

A response to the events in Ferguson, Mo.

Do not wait to conduct deep, prayerful conversation about racism, racial profiling, economic injustice and other related issues. read more »

by Bishop Minerva Carcaño
on August 25, 2014

Grave concern over recent killings

NCC statement on death of Michael Brown

National Council of Churches cautions about ‘increasingly militarized’ police forces. read more »

August 25, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

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