In today’s Buzz, Americans’ racial segregation, where you can carry a handgun openly, racism as a spiritual issue, Democrats organize in Arkansas, and universities still suffer from a dearth of socioeconomic diversity.
Today’s Buzz covers Freedom Summer, Hobby Lobby, female children’s impact on judges, Supreme Court decisions, and Obama issues an executive order to bar federal contractors from discriminating LGBT people.
“It’s Beautiful,” a Coca-Cola advertisement shown during the Super Bowl, encapsulates American ethnic and religious diversity and has prompted a diversity of responses on social media. A recent PRRI survey shows the growing religious differences betwee… [Read more…]
Today’s Buzz covers the minimum wage, Americans’ satisfaction with the economy, and likelihood of tuning in to watch the Super Bowl!
Today’s Buzz covers TipsforJesus, a U.S. citizenship test, and which state’s residents are least likely to curse!
In my latest for Figuring Faith, my blog at the Washington Post, I explore race relations in America 50 years following Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington: As King looked out on the cro… [Read more…]
It’s been nearly half a century since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared his hope for a future in which the “manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination” would no longer bind black Americans, for a day when the United States would “… [Read more…]
During the 1963 March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said black Americans live “on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.” On August 28, the most memorable civil rights protest in American history… [Read more…]
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Strap on those ankle weights, and giddy-up! Prancerci… [Read more…]
If Rhode Island legalizes same-sex marriage, New England will become the first region in the U.S. where all of the states allow gay and lesbian couples to marry legally. What are the religious roots of these concentrated levels of support?