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|India police jail 21 Kashmiris amid pro-Palestinian rallies
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police said in a statement they were keeping a "close watch on elements who are attempting to leverage the unfortunate situation in Palestine to disturb public peace and order" in Kashmir.
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POSTED MAY 15, 2021 8:07 PM
|RNS News Quiz: A transgender bishop and a landmark survey of American Jews
(RNS) — Test your knowledge of the week's current events in the world of religion.
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POSTED MAY 15, 2021 12:29 PM
|Survey: Faith groups showcase media divide
(RNS) — White evangelicals were also the group most likely to say the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 10:51 PM
|New report disputes North Carolina pastor Rob Lee’s ties to Robert E. Lee
(RNS) — Lee 'vehemently disputes' the Post's claims in a statement to Religion News Service.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 10:43 PM
|Why the first in-person gathering for many US Jews may not be so celebratory
(RNS) — Debates over the crisis in Israel may not be the most desirable way to start in-person gatherings. But it will be a hard topic to avoid.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 9:06 PM
|Transracial adoptive families say talking about race is not a ‘woke test’
(RNS) — A new Bethany Christian Services report argues that a colorblind approach to adoption can hurt Black children. In response, a critic labeled the agency racist and woke.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 8:53 PM
|The Atlanta spa shooting and the hate crime gap
(RNS) — Those targeted by hate see evidence of bias that law enforcement doesn't see.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 8:52 PM
|Photos of the Week: Eid al-Fitr celebrations; Israeli-Palestinian conflict
(RNS) — This week’s photo gallery includes Eid al-Fitr celebrations as Ramadan ends, escalating conflicts between Jews and Muslims in Israel, and more.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 8:30 PM
|If Mormons could just hang out in the church building
(RNS) — LDS leaders want members to view the church building as a genuine "third place" in their lives. But it's hard for the Church to surrender control and let organic community activities develop outside the chain of command.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 6:48 PM
|The growing Jewish divide
(RNS) — Growth is occurring at both the low and the ultra ends of the religious Jewish spectrum.
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POSTED MAY 14, 2021 5:45 PM
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
|The State of Race and Power
These leaders overwhelmingly want space to imagine. They want to center the needs and desires of people of color in this work.
POSTED MAY 13, 2021 4:39 PM
|To End Food Apartheid, Nonprofits Invest in BIPOC Leadership
COVID-19 made pre-existing food access disparities obvious. A growing number of food justice groups are investing in BIPOC leaders to hasten an end to food apartheid.
POSTED MAY 12, 2021 3:21 PM
|How Rural Electric Cooperatives Can Support a Green New Deal
US rural electric co-ops were once vital agents of change, and today provide power for 42 million people. Might their progressive spirit be unleashed once again?
POSTED MAY 12, 2021 3:19 PM
|Gaming the System: How 51 Corporations Boosted CEO Pay amid COVID-19
Federal filings from 100 corporations reveal that more than half altered their pay formulas to increase CEO compensation during the pandemic.
POSTED MAY 12, 2021 2:52 PM
|Power and Consent: Reconsidering Oral History
Alyce Sadongei, co-director of the Doris Duke Native Oral History Revitalization Project, critiques and celebrates a project to return oral histories to tribes.
POSTED MAY 06, 2021 4:49 PM
|The Foundational Economy: A Message to Economic Developers
What would communities look like if the economic development industry treated local firms with the same care they provide to large corporations?
POSTED MAY 05, 2021 5:20 PM
|Reader Response: Get Rid of GDP
Last week, we asked readers to respond to the prompt, “What economics term would you get rid of, and why?” Here is our favorite reply.
POSTED MAY 05, 2021 5:19 PM
|Fed Chair Outlines Economic Challenges at Community Development Conference
Speaking to an annual conference of community advocates, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell outlines the scope and scale of the economic rebuilding challenge.
POSTED MAY 05, 2021 5:07 PM
|Unpacking Biden’s Family Plan: What It Means for Child Poverty Reduction
A week ago, the Biden administration released its American Families Plan. The plan’s tax credit provisions could reduce childhood poverty through 2025 by over 40 percent.
POSTED MAY 05, 2021 4:30 PM
|NPQ’s Spring 2021 Issue, “Radical Leadership – Visioning Lines of Flight.”
It’s time to recognize magical thinking as a liberatory leadership style. This edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly magazine explores where we are going vis-à-vis race and power—the edge, in terms of articulating vision, building for a transformative civic infrastructure, and creating new lines of flight. I assumed the role of President and Editor in Chief
POSTED MAY 01, 2021 8:08 PM