Arthur Ashe versus the Confederacy
racial justice / Racial Reconciliation / Robert Jones

Arthur Ashe versus the Confederacy

With removal of Robert E. Lee statue, the Arthur Ashe Jr. memorial stands alone on Richmond’s Monument Avenue By Robert P. Jones The news broke this week that the Virginia Supreme Court has cleared the state to remove the last Confederate monument still standing on the city’s Monument Avenue, the massive tribute to General Robert E. Lee. … Continue reading

“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary
2021 General Assembly / Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / La Familia / Newsroom / racial justice / Together for Hope

“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary

August 27, 2021By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga. — “Do not lose heart.” Citing the Apostle Paul, CBF Executive Coordinator delivered this message to attendees during the Friday morning plenary session of the 2021 General Assembly as he focused his remarks on the challenges of the past 18 months. In his Executive Coordinator … Continue reading

Chauvin guilty verdict is a right and just step, but just a step
Newsroom / racial justice / Racial Reconciliation

Chauvin guilty verdict is a right and just step, but just a step

The following is a statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley: Today it was announced that Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd last May. The members of the jury heard the evidence, reflected on the testimony, and reached a conclusion that is just and right. … Continue reading

Una semana que se sintió como Viernes Santo
Espanol / Paul Baxley / racial justice

Una semana que se sintió como Viernes Santo

Por Paul Baxley Este domingo, los cristianos se reunieron en todo el país, y de hecho en todo el mundo, para celebrar el Tercer Domingo de Resurrección. Con nuestros himnos, oraciones, lectura y predicación, continuamos proclamando que Cristo ha resucitado de entre los muertos. El mismo que sufrió una muerte horriblemente violenta ha resucitado. La … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Jemar Tisby, How to Fight Racism  
Podcast / racial justice

CBF Podcast: Jemar Tisby, How to Fight Racism  

By Andy Hale We have all experienced or are experiencing it: the feeling of grievance, anger, and rightness that injustice cannot stand. For many, those powerful emotions are quickly accompanied by feelings of immobility and frustration because we don’t actually know what to do about it. Racism is a systemic problem in America. For those … Continue reading