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A Call to the Work of Anti-Racism

On Monday, December 14, over 200 Alliance friends listened in on a conversation between James A. Forbes, Jr. and Mahan Siler, moderated by Nancy Hastings Sehested, and Christine Wiley, calling the elders of the church to the work of ending racial oppression. The online conversation, “Do you Hear What I Hear: A Call to the Work of Anti-Racism” was an inspiring exchange between elders on the need to dismantle systems of white supremacy, patriarchy and abusive power, while raising prophetic voices for liberation and justice. The session was just the beginning. Be on the lookout for follow up events and information. 

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Lilly Endowment Grant to Davidson College Paves New Ways Towards Building a Racially-Just Alliance

Thanks to a $1 million Lilly Endowment grant to Davidson College, the Alliance of Baptists has new partners in our movement toward building a racially-just Alliance and in supporting congregational partners in their growing commitment to expose and address systemic racism in their local contexts. 

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Joint statement on Racism in the U.S.

The Alliance of BaptistsBaptist Peace Fellowship of North America - Bautistas por la Paz, and the American Baptist Home Mission Societies have written a join statement on Racism in the U.S. 

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