“It’s just a visceral feeling, like a punch to the stomach,” said a local community member, about the vandalism.
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.
Funie Hsu says it’s time we recognize the contributions of Asian American Buddhists and address the racism and cultural appropriation that marginalizes their ongoing role in transmitting the dharma in the West.
Chenxing Han examines the stereotypes marginalizing Asian American Buddhists and reports on the diversity and depth a new generation of practitioners.