2/18 Undermining Marriage: White Supremacy and the Black Family
02/14 A Desperate Cry for Justice | Anika Prather & Eugene and Jacqueline Rivers | New York Encounter 2021
As part of 2021 Black History Month programming at Mizzou, the Kinder Institute, in partnership with the Truman School of Public Affairs, will bring Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies Executive Director Jacqueline C. Rivers to campus (via Zoom) for a talk on the structural disadvantages and cultural patterns that have led to fewer black people participating in marriage in recent decades; the generational consequences of this trend; and the social policy levers and church-based action that might help us begin the long, difficult process of reversing it.
Broken families must be
part of the BLM debate
Op-Ed Article | Jacqueline C. Rivers
November 1, 2020
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Thank You to our Catholic Friends!
"Dear Bishop Blake, Pastor Rivers, and other esteemed clergy and Christian leaders:
We are Catholic scholars who write as your brothers and sisters in the Christian faith to express our gratitude for your bold and compelling defense of Amy Coney Barrett against the bigotry directed toward her because of her Catholic faith, and her family’s membership in an ecumenical Christian charismatic community ... "
Boston police are not Minneapolis police
Boston has accomplished much since the 1990s. The BPD has been a model of reform for others. However, more work is needed.
A Boston Globe article
By Eugene Rivers and Christopher Winship
A Conversation about Policing, Urban Policy, and American Ideals and Institutions
with the Director of the James Madison Program, Robert P. George and Eugene F. Rivers, III
on July 9, 2020
2019 Dinner Discussion on
International Religious Freedom
... the single greatest threat that defenders of Religious Freedom face is the widespread belief that religious freedom is not under threat ...
TO UNITE THE COUNTRY, WE NEED HONESTY AND COURAGE
All of us must speak the truth - including painful truths that unsettle not only our foes but also our friends and, most especially, ourselves.