Category: Race

Orthodox Presbyterian Church General Assembly (Image by Tricia Stevenson)

Orthodox Presbyterian Church Apologizes for Multiple Incidents of Racism during General Assembly

The moderator at the 2022 General Assembly asked the people who made the statements to Eastern students and staff to come forward a second time on Monday morning. By Tuesday, one commissioner had come forward and personally apologized for making statements about “slave labor,” which he said was meant as a joke. Another apologized for the conflict with the staff […]

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Black Christians call for investigation into racism over treatment of Child Q

The leading black Christian body in the UK has expressed its “shock and deeply felt outrage” over the treatment of a 15-year-old black schoolgirl who was strip searched by police. Child Q was removed from an exam and searched by officers after she was wrongly suspected by teachers of possessing cannabis. The search of Child Q was undertaken by officers […]

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Stanford scholars examine systemic racism, how to advance racial justice in America

A summer of protest following the tragic death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans; white supremacy on full display during the riots on Capitol Hill; a raging pandemic disproportionately affecting communities of color – events over the past year have only underscored how prevalent systemic racism and bias is in America today. What can be done to […]

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