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Adelle M. Banks

Blog Posts by Adelle M. Banks

Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 3 days ago
They’re small spaces — sometimes 7 feet wide, 12 feet long. And they’re where some inmates are held, sometimes for days, sometimes for decades.Religious leaders across the country are speaking out...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 4 days ago
Caldwell was a “foot soldier” in King’s civil rights army, and he finally made it to Durham, where he closed out a social justice conference focused on a newer movement — the effort to secure full...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 4 days ago
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is no stranger to the pulpit — or politics. The former Fox News Channel host announced May 5 his bid for the GOP nomination for the White House. Here are five facts...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 2 weeks 5 days ago
Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon once best known for separating conjoined baby twins, is expected to announce May 4 that he will pursue a GOP candidacy for U.S. president. Carson is now known as...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 3 weeks 1 day ago
Douglas, author of the new book Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God, writes about the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, the acquittal of George Zimmerman in his...

Articles by Adelle M. Banks

I've been a religion reporter for more than a decade, and I still find that many
misunderstand my title—journalists included.