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Three years after George Floyd’s death, US faith groups quietly advance racial healing

Rev Fred Luter in 2015.

United StatesRNS Three years after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis brought crowds into the streets for a summer of protests, Christian groups are quietly launching initiatives that address the still-fraught racial divisions among their members and in the wider society. In New Orleans next week, leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, which has […]

US evangelical group gets racial history tour to spark work toward racial unity

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Washington DC, USRNS For missionary Doug Gentile, it was seeing the “shackles for tiny children” used during American slavery. For seminary professor Darrell Bock, it was confronting the specificity of the list of “Black codes” that restricted the lives of Black people after slavery ended – mandates in many states, for instance, that they sign […]