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UNCOMPROMISING

COMMITMENT TO THE POOR

NEWS BULLETIN

What's Happening?

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MEDIA COVERAGE

PRESS CONFERENCE

Why the Black Community Must Defend

Commissioner Dennis A. White

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

The King's College Presents: Political Violence in American History

VIDEO | February 2, 2021

A day after violent D.C. insurrection, Boston protesters, clergy call for peace, justice

Article | The Boston Globe

Boston Clergy Speaks Out Against Assault on U.S. Capitol

Press Release

Mass. clergy express outrage over different law enforcement response to protests

Article | WCVB

Boston's Christian Leaders Respond to Violence at the Capitol

Article | Unite Boston

Race double standard clear in rioter's Capitol insurrection

Article | 7 News Boston

Broken families must be

part of the BLM debate

Op-Ed Article | Jacqueline C. Rivers

November 1, 2020

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

for this Election Day and Beyond

Article | Religion Unplugged

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FEATURED VIDEO

'A Racial Divide': Boston Civil Rights Leader Criticizes Handling Of DC Rioters

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 ... "

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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

Listen Now

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

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To Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers, on the appointment of senior fellow of the Center for the Study of Christianity and the Black Experience at The King's College in New York.

Congratulations!

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 ...

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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.

A Boston Globe article

by Robert P. George and Cornel West

June 15, 2020

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Don't just be Inspired.