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Why Trump Spent His Summer Vacation Sending Racist Tweets

His entire adult life is devoted to associating nonwhites with crime, filth, and disorder. For the second July weekend, President Trump has tweeted offensive slanders about nonwhite Democratic House members who anger him. The latest installment involves claims that Representative Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, comes from …

Overcoming the Mormon legacy on race – The Latter-day Saints

Building bridges between an anti-racist movement and a conservative faith EVEN AS American debates over race and identity turn increasingly toxic, one of the country’s most powerful religious groups and one of its most venerable anti-racist groups have taken a step in the opposite direction. The president of the Church …

Southern Baptist Convention’s flagship seminary details its racist, slave-owning past in stark report – The Washington Post

More than two decades after the Southern Baptist Convention — the country’s second-largest faith group — apologized to African Americans for its active defense of slavery in the 1800s, its flagship seminary on Wednesday released a stark report further delineating its ties to institutionalized racism. The year-long study by the …