Birmingham Civil Rights Institute recinded the activist and educator’s Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, saying, “she unfortunately does not meet all of the criteria on which the award is based.”
At age 17, Darren Calhoun was manipulated into conversion therapy by a pastor. Here, he reflects on his path from confused teen to advocate for the hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people in the United States who are subjected to the same treatment.
Special services, multi-faith conference calls and events such as tomorrow’s Black Lives Matter-sponsored #SacredResistance day of action points to a newfound willingness of political progressives to use their faith as a tool for resistance.
The Intercept published data from classified FBI documents that it says shows White supremacists are embedded in police departments across the nation and that the Bureau continues to profile suspects based on race and religion.
The Cathedral’s canon theologian, Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas: “The Lee-Jackson windows call the question of race and the legacy of slavery, and instead of turning away from that question, the Cathedral has decided to lean into it.”