October 31, 2016
Historically, religious figures and institutions have played a significant role in civil rights movements and the fight for racial equality, both domestically and around the world. In this series, Berkley Forum asks experts to comment on the current involvement of churches and religious leaders in the Black Lives Matter movement. What contributions have they made to the movement? To what extent, if any, is there an interfaith dimension to the movement? What more could religious leaders across faiths and denominations be doing to encourage dialogue and progress on the issues at the heart of the Black Lives Matter movement?