Dallas pastor encourages support for public education at Angela Project Conference
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Dallas pastor encourages support for public education at Angela Project Conference

September 18, 2017 By Aaron Weaver LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Public education is under assault in the United States, Dallas pastor George Mason said at a Baptist conference focused on racial justice September 11 in Louisville, Ky. “Racism is not the root of all problems of public education in America, but the problem of racism is … Continue reading

Baptists gather in Louisville to focus on racial justice at Angela Project Conference
Newsroom / Racial Reconciliation

Baptists gather in Louisville to focus on racial justice at Angela Project Conference

NOTE: This is the first of a multi-part series of articles on The Angela Project Conference held September 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.  September 14, 2017 By Aaron Weaver LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baptists from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc., and the Progressive National Baptist Convention convened Monday in Louisville, Ky., … Continue reading

Interview with David Cassady on Baptist Seminary of Kentucky-Simmons College partnership
Racial Reconciliation

Interview with David Cassady on Baptist Seminary of Kentucky-Simmons College partnership

By Aaron Weaver The Baptist Seminary of Kentucky (BSK), a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship partner theological school, announced Tuesday that it will establish offices and begin offering a Master of Divinity degree in West Louisville at Simmons College of Kentucky, an historically black college (HBCU) beginning with the Spring 2018 semester. Simmons College has a rich … Continue reading

I’m troubled: A personal reflection from a CBF leader on Charleston tragedy
Racial Reconciliation

I’m troubled: A personal reflection from a CBF leader on Charleston tragedy

By Ronald Fairley I’m African-American, I have sons and I attend a black church. The likelihood of attending the funeral of my sons or being killed myself has just increased. It seems the Christian ministry of reconciliation has failed in its transformative purpose of reconciling us to God then reconciling us to each other. We … Continue reading

Let Justice Roll Down — Racism in America and #GoAndMakeChange
Assembly 2015 / Racial Reconciliation

Let Justice Roll Down — Racism in America and #GoAndMakeChange

By Mallory Monroe  According to Kathryn Freeman, co-host of the Friday workshop at the 2015 CBF General Assembly on the topic of racial justice, her first awakening to the issue of justice was born out of an assignment in a high school history course that required students to interview a family member from another generation … Continue reading