Press Releases on Race

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 4, 2018—Leaders of the MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop event announced today that more than $1.5 million dollars has been raised for the “MLK50 Dream Forward Scholarship Initiative,” that will allow Christian colleges and seminaries to... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 27, 2017—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Christian leaders across Tennessee joined together in denouncing the “White Lives Matter” rallies scheduled for Oct. 28 in Middle Tennessee.... Continue...

ERLC Adds New Speakers for 2015 Leadership Summit on The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation Continue...

Former “Seinfield” star Michael Richards’ tirade of racial slurs and obscenities at a comedy club in Hollywood shocked Americans this week. In the first decade of the 21st century, how could someone with the cultural sophistication and pluralistic societal exposure... Continue...

“Rosa Parks’ moment of resistance against the policies of segregation in Montgomery, Ala., was the spark that lit the modern-day civil rights movement. Her December 1, 1955, arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to... Continue...