Race Issues

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Remembering Baxter Shavers

By Warren Cole Smith

Police | The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.,  and Eric Garner in New York City sparked protests around the country. These incidents raised important…

Race, social media, and the church

By Emily Belz

Race Issues | White and black evangelical church leaders gather at the Lorraine Motel to discuss how recent events exposed the church’s ‘immaturity’

Sinners and selective outrage

By La Shawn Barber

Race Issues | Whenever I read about all the rioting and pointless destruction and laughable “die-ins” at places like Toys R Us, I’m astonished. I find it incredible…

The racist conundrum

By Janie B. Cheaney

Race Issues | As a just-past-middle-age white lady, I probably don’t know much about race, but here’s my impression: White people generally don’t think much about it,

Probe: Cleveland police use ‘excessive’ force

By Daniel James Devine

Police | Federal investigation concludes as the city reels from the police shooting of a 12-year-old boy

Bridging the police-public divide

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard

Police | As demonstrations continue this week across the nation in the death of two African-American men at the hands of police, much is riding on measurable change in…

On Ferguson, don’t forget to listen

By Nick Eicher

Ferguson | John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview has been watching the drama unfold in Ferguson, looking for opportunities to speak the…

Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson Police Department

By Lynde Langdon

Ferguson | Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, has resigned his position, his attorney announced today. “There’s no…

Los Angeles then and now

By Sophia Lee

Race Issues | As people take to the streets over the Ferguson decision, police and protesters recall the 1992 riots

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones

Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Federal lawsuits challenge Harvard, UNC over race-based affirmative action

By Laura Edghill

Higher Education | Federal lawsuits filed last week against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill allege improper race-based admissions…

Churches step into Ferguson’s pain

By Angela Lu

Religion | The anger and hurt coursing through the St. Louis suburb gives Christians the opportunity to speak grace and show love

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