Tag: racism

Baptist president denounces ‘hijacked’ BLM group, but says it honours Jesus to say ‘Black Lives Matter’
Global North America

Baptist president denounces ‘hijacked’ BLM group, but says it honours Jesus to say ‘Black Lives Matter’

J D Greear, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention in the US on Tuesday, implored Southern Baptist members to accept and promote that “black lives matter” as a Gospel issue but criticised the Black Lives Matter organisation in his 2020 presidential address to church members. Speaking from his office […]

As ‘voice of oppressed’, Church should be preaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ loudest – Mmusi Maimane
Opinion

As ‘voice of oppressed’, Church should be preaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ loudest – Mmusi Maimane

Originally published in Daily Maverick. The tragic killing of George Floyd by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin a fortnight ago has sparked anti-racism protests across the world, shining a floodlight on the continued systemic racism and police brutality that African-Americans disproportionally face. Organised under the “Black Lives Matter” banner, the […]

SA racism, violence on international display: What is our response?
South Africa Uncategorized

SA racism, violence on international display: What is our response?

Statement by Sacli (South African Christian Leadership Initiative) team facilitating a 10-year journey from racism to reconciliation This week @SteveHofmeyr and @ZindziMandela tweets put our history of unresolved South African pain and prejudice, anger and hatred, rage and violence, on international display — to our national shame. Steve Hofmeyr, not […]