‘Proud Boys’ burn Black Lives Matter signs at churches in Washington

WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'For me it was reminiscent of cross burnings,' said the Rev. Ianther M. Mills, pastor of a church whose Black Lives Matter sign was burned. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/13/proud-boys-burn-black-lives-matter-signs-at-churches-in-washington/ Trump & Barr's goons tear gassing clergy away from St. John's Episcopal Church on Lafayette Park across from the White House so he could …

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Southern Baptist seminary presidents nix critical race theory

(RNS) — The seminary presidents may be reacting to factions within Southern Baptist circles that have complained the denomination is drifting to the left. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/01/southern-baptist-seminary-presidents-nix-critical-race-theory/ The SBC seminary presidents’ rejection of critical race theory is a rejection of anyone who is not a cishet middle-class White male or who critiques White supremacist heteropatriarchy. …

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Resource Share: Racism Results from Protestant Heresies | @mako_nagasawa

Resource share: Systemic Racism results from Protestant heresies. European Protestants wanted to make quick money in a legal gray zone in the colonies. Slavery was illegal in England, legal in the colonies. Seizing land was illegal in England, but legal in the colonies...— Mako Nagasawa (@mako_nagasawa) June 23, 2020 ...on the basis of "being more …

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Police: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

WARNING: video contains expletives.... Also warning, if you care about being “offended” by the use of expletives on the John Oliver show more than being informed & horrified by the long-standing racism & police brutality that kills people like a George Floyd & Breonna Taylor at a rate of 1.5 people a day since 2015 …

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Rev. Barber: ‘Systemic racism is choking the life out of American democracy’

(RNS) — In a Pentecost Sunday address, he referred to the protests wracking the country as “the inevitable reflex of a people who cannot breathe because their life is being systematically snuffed out.” — Read on religionnews.com/2020/05/31/rev-barber-systemic-racism-is-choking-the-life-out-of-american-democracy-george-floyd-protest/

J. K. Rowling on the Effects of “isms” and the Complex Coexistence of Good & Evil

Here’s @jk_rowling on:A. the effects of “isms” (#discrimination & #prejudice) & labels placed on others day-to-day. B. the complex nature of good & evil in persons, as portrayed in #FantasticBeasts: #TheCrimesOfGrindelwald pic.twitter.com/O2XA2WfQTd— Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) July 4, 2019 https://t.co/GnBlnkpib9— Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) July 4, 2019