Manning’s Transition Spurs Conversation about Transgender Issues

Last week, after Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for charges including violations of the Espionage Act, Manning released a statement identifying himself as Chelsea and indicating a desire to transition from male to female…. [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | North Carolina Passes Anti-Shariah Law

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? Tired of feeling the pitter-patter of tiny feet kicking… [Read more...]

Social Equality, A Jewish Tradition

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, an event drawing people of different races, geographies, economic backgrounds, and religions together to support racial equality. One group that played a large and often overlooked role was t… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Obama’s Cabinet Needs More Women, Critics Say

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? Millennials hate Washington but love to serve. What wil… [Read more...]

Our Corner | Is King’s Dream Still Alive?

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...]

The Morning Buzz I Thousands Commemorate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

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? Ever wonder why strawberries pair well with white wine,… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | New Mexico Clerk Issues Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples as State Courts Decide Issue

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? You might want to swap out that tuna sandwich for somet… [Read more...]

Who’s Been Left Out of King’s Dream?

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...]

The Morning Buzz | Republicans Nostalgic for the 1950s, Democrats Miss the 1990s

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? London is looking to outdo New York’s one-up with… [Read more...]

50 Years Later, Economic Disparities Remain

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...]


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