“Never forget is now,” is the slogan of Japanese Americans who see the injustice of WWII internment repeated in the detention of migrants today. Both are rooted, says Duncan Ryuken Williams, in the definition of who is an American and who is not.
Buddhist leaders have joined other faith leaders across the United States in the #ManyVoicesOnePrayer campaign in response to recent acts of white nationalist violence.
Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.
LionsRoar.com presents a collection of our best teachings, profiles, and conversations on diversity, race, and identity in Buddhism.
In a new statement, the North American Buddhist Alliance responds to the current events related to White Supremacy in the United States.
In spite of the conflict and pain that our national discourse on white supremacy has surfaced, Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield is still hopeful — for we all have the tools to begin making real change happen.
Buddhist group founded by Daisaku Ikeda quotes Martin Luther King, Jr. in post-Charlottesville statement.
For our practice to have meaning in today’s world, says Greg Snyder, it must include a thorough understanding of our racial identities and their impact.
Zen teacher and Unitarian Universalist minister James Ishmael Ford offers a commentary about how we got to Charlottesville and where we go from here.
One element of Justin Simien’s identity isn’t obvious in his new Netflix hit: Buddhism. But it’s there.