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Protesters holding Black Lives Matter signs in Ferguson, Missouri, courtesy of Flickr user Jamelle Bouie

Events such as the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, the shooting of black men by police, and the murder of George Floyd have sparked worldwide public outrage over racial injustices. These resources consider how religion intersects with issues of race in terms of its role in supporting anti-racist movements and agendas and in terms of its complicity in perpetuating racist systems.

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Event Summary September 1, 2020

G20 Interfaith Forum: North America Regional Consultation

This event summary highlights contributions to the
“North America Regional Consultation” for the 
2020 G20 Interfaith 
Forum, which brought together religious leaders and development practitioners to discuss the refugee crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, and anti-racism activism.


September 25, 2020

The American Pilgrimage Project (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 9 minutes

September 15, 2020

The Story of Faith and Black Power in Cairo, Illinois (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 0 minutes

August 21, 2020

G20 Interfaith Forum: North America Regional Consultation - Closing Session (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 1 minutes