The danger of straining gnats was clear in President Trump’s address after the hate rally and violence in Charlottesville. He sat before the media and chowed down on camel.
Over the past year, far-right activists–which some have labeled the “alt-right”–have gone from being an obscure, largely online subculture to a player at the very center of American politics.
I am grieved by Friday's riot at the University of Virginia because it makes us face what we are afraid to admit: racism is not “dying.”
The Unite the Right protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, was anticipated as the largest recent gathering of hate groups in the U.S. Here is what some Christians have said about the deadly hate rally.
A Christian responds to the Unite the Right protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that brought together the alt-right, neo-Nazis, the KKK and other hate groups and resulted in ugly images of racialized terror.
A planned demonstration by white nationalist extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been described as the “largest hate-gathering of its kind in decades in the United States."
Charlottesville, Virginia, is expected to be the target, on August 12, of a demonstration by “alt-right” organizations planning to “stand up for white people."
Einstein, who was Jewish, was sensitized to racism by the years of Nazi-inspired threats and harassment he suffered during his tenure at the University of Berlin.
On July 28, 1917, nearly 10,000 African-Americans marched down Fifth Avenue, in silence, to protest racial violence and white supremacy in the U.S.
It is time for White leadership in the SBC to sit at the foot of the table and learn from their African-American brothers and sisters how to rightly oppose racial injustice in this country.