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Southern Baptists address prisoners, trafficking

The Southern Baptist Convention tackled topics at its annual meeting this week that seemed to show a concern for a broadening array of social issues, including human trafficking and the country's high rate of incarceration.Full story

Southern Baptists and their first ever black leader

  Rev. Jesse Jackson joins MSNBC’s Martin Bashir to discuss whether the Southern Baptist Convention’s election of a black minister as its leader makes up for a spotty record on race relations.

Southern Baptists elect first black president

  In an historic election, more than 160 years after its founding as a pro-slavery church, members of the Southern Baptist Convention chose its first black president. NBC Mark Potter reports.

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Participants in the Southern Baptist Convention listen at the convention in New Orleans on June 19, 2012.