Racism is defining religious issue in campaign, Biden campaign says

Oct 1, 2020 By Christopher White  This article appears in the Election 2020 feature series. View the full series. One night after President Donald Trump refused to denounce white supremacists in the first presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden’s faith outreach team put the fight against racism in the spotlight, arguing that for people of faith, it should be the defining faith issue of the campaign. Fighting … Continue reading Racism is defining religious issue in campaign, Biden campaign says

N.T. Wright: “Racism, Christians & Leadership”

The following content is made available by ELO Network . The live Q&A session with NT Wright took place on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.  “…Systemic racism, recently highlighted in police brutality in the case of George Floyd in Minnesota, has ignited massive protests in the US, Canada and around the world. Citizens are angered by chronic issues, anchored in racial divides, which are not resolved—and … Continue reading N.T. Wright: “Racism, Christians & Leadership”

The Canadian Church Must Break Ties with White Supremacy

The following is an excerpt from an article by CPJ (Citizens for Public Justice). To read the full article, follow this link https://cpj.ca/the-canadian-church-must-break-ties-with-white-supremacy/ …We are parts of a whole (verse 12). Everyone has been called upon to engage in physical distancing and quarantine measures in order to flatten the curve. If one member suffers we all suffer (verse 26). The impact of COVID-19 on the long-term care … Continue reading The Canadian Church Must Break Ties with White Supremacy

Racial Formation Theory: A Scholarly Point of View

By: Dania Ahmed When speaking of race relations, it is important that we look at the academic literature that has been published on these topics. There are outdated findings that are no longer applicable, controversial theories, and simply theories that become a matter of personal agreement or disagreement. Michael Omi and Howard Winant are two race scholars who in their book “Racial Formation in the … Continue reading Racial Formation Theory: A Scholarly Point of View