The women who stood with Martin Luther King Jr. and sustained a movement for social change
Scholar Vicki Crawford explains the contributions of women who influenced MLK and helped to fuel some of the most significant campaigns of the civil rights era
UrbanFaith x Faitth Brooks: Remember Me Now
UrbanFaith sat down with Faitth Brooks to talk about her journey, her new book, and her thoughts on how we can join in remembering black women now.
Dancing in the Darkness: An Interview with Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III
UrbanFaith sat down with the prolific prophet Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III to discuss his new book Dancing in the Darkness: Spiritual Lessons for Thriving in Turbulent Times.
Uphill: An Interview with Jamele Hill
UrbanFaith interviewed woman of faith and award winning journalist Jamele Hill about her new memoir
Why Midterm Elections Matter
We should vote because we need more good in our government. We should know our leaders from city hall to capitol hill
‘Tell what happened’: Pastor and last surviving eyewitness urges Christians to remember Emmett Till
The brutal murder of Emmett Till became a catalyst for the civil rights movement and has enduring relevance in today’s anti-racist activism.
While clean water isn’t a partisan issue, it is a faith issue
Protecting clean water is a moral call.
Civil Rights & Civic Engagement: An Interview with Rep. Jim Clyburn
UrbanFaith sat down with Congressman Jim Clyburn to discuss his faith, his legacy, and his work to strengthen democracy and justice in the United States.
How to Live out Your Faith in the Public Sphere
As a Christian, you may ask yourself at times how to live out your faith in the public sphere. Here are some ways we can approach it
Let’s Talk, a new racial unity initiative, takes evangelical leaders on tour of Black history
‘Most people did not realize the economic impact slavery had on the founding of the United States of America,’ said Let’s Talk founder.
‘Fifth Little Girl’ of 1963 Klan bombing reunites with nurse
On Sept. 15, Birmingham commemorated the explosion that proved to be a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement, became a catalyst for change in the United States, and ultimately prompted global efforts for equality and human rights.
How St. Louis churches are revealing the disparities in the air we breathe
Congregations in St. Louis are working with local scientists to monitor the air quality in communities affected by industrial pollution.
How faith leaders are responding to Jackson’s water crisis
‘Churches throughout the city of Jackson across denomination, class and race have engaged in water distributions at their churches or by giving water away in other ways,’ said C.J. Rhodes, pastor of Mt. Helm Baptist Church.
Seen & Unseen : An Interview with Marc Lamont Hill
UrbanFaith spent a few moments with Marc Lamont Hill to discuss his the new book Seen & Unseen: Technology, Social Media & the Fight For Racial Justice.
Faith leaders attend White House celebration of gun control law
‘Neighborhoods and streets have been turned into killing fields as well,’ said President Joe Biden. ‘Will we match thoughts and prayers with action? I say yes.’
Inflation boosts demand at food banks as pandemic anti-hunger measures fall away
While President Biden recently signed the Keep Kids Fed Act, extending free meal programs for schoolchildren, many stopgaps funded during the pandemic have ended or are only available in some states.
Race Is Often Used as Medical Shorthand for How Bodies Work. Some Doctors Want to Change That.
Scientists widely agree that race is a social construct, yet it is often conflated with biology, leaving the impression that a person’s race governs how the body functions.
A Freedom That Can’t Be Stolen
As many are focused on celebrating Juneteenth and freedom, are you still in emotional chains due to injustice?