Today’s Freedom Riders

In 1961, when John Lewis was a student at American Baptist College, he wrote to tell his parents that he had decided to ride through the South with an integrated team of “Freedom Riders.” He knew that his education was important, he said, but he felt he had no choice: at this point in his [Read More...]

Celebrating Our Sisters in the Struggle

On July 19, 1848, the first Women’s Rights Convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York, sparking a women’s movement that challenged both the church and the world with the good news that in Jesus Christ, there is neither male nor female. Isabella Baumfree, born a slave in New York State, heard the voice of [Read More...]