Words for the journey — September 2020

More than 200,000 souls have been lost to COVID-19. Raging fires continue to gobble up lives and livelihoods on the west coast of the country. White supremacy exposes its ugly face as a significant percentage of our citizens deny the humanity and validity of black...

‘I Can’t Breathe’ gathering in Collegeville

“For 8 minutes and 46 seconds George Floyd struggled to breathe as the oppressive knee of domination and dehumanization pressed down on his neck,” said Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins, Acting Executive Director of New Baptist Covenant. Wright-Riggins, who is also...

McMahan King ends year-long transition with New Baptist Covenant

By Lindsay Bergstrom Hannah McMahan King, co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant, has finished a year-long transition process and completed her time with New Baptist Covenant on March 31 to pursue other career goals. “New Baptist Covenant has been a true...

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens in Montgomery

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum, opening to the public on April 26, will become the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial...

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