Morning Buzz | Ferguson Grand Jury Clears Officer Involved in Shooting

In today's buzz, a St. Louis County grand jury will bring no criminal charges against the officer involved in Ferguson shooting. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Churches Less Segregated, Still Not Representative of Communities

In today's buzz, two million fast food workers aren't making a living wage, plus more arrests in Ferguson, Mo. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | The Ascent of Asian American Christians

In today's buzz, New Hampshire residents play hard to get with 2016 presidential hopefuls and waves of "Hijabi Hipsters" reshape young Islam. … [Read more...]

With Delayed Grand Jury Ruling, Unrest in Ferguson Continues

Nearly two months have passed since police officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death has exacerbated a feeling of injustice among Ferguson residents and the rest of the country, especially among racial minorities. Data from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey suggest that the events in Ferguson mirror Americans’ deep discontent about racial and economic inequality at the national level. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | President Jokes at Correspondents’ Dinner

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s daily 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? At a time when Republicans and Democrats can’t seem to find common ground on issues from the federal minimum wage to the legalization of same-sex marriage, bipartisan alliances are forming in an effort to reform the criminal-justice system. The National Journal reports […] … [Read more...]


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