Tag: African-American

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    Is the same-sex-marriage debate in black churches really about religion, the Bible, or equal rights? The issue has divided many pastors and their congregations. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    “We are open to radically inclusive love, and we’ll take our changes with God on that.” More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    The nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, is expected to elect its first African-American president at its annual meeting this June in New Orleans. His name is Fred Luter, and he says the SBC has “a heart for reaching people in difficult times.” More

    May 18, 2012 | Comments

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    Generations of African slaves found a powerful way of singing through suffering in spirituals that were rooted in biblical stories and images. More

    May 4, 2012 | Comments

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    People of faith, black and white, need to be involved in resolving conflict through means that are other than violent, says Harold Dean Trulear, who teaches applied theology at Howard University School of Divinity. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our discussion in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case about racial disparities in American society, religious ideas on human dignity, and revenge versus justice in contemporary culture. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’ve come a long way as a nation where there’s a racial issue, but we still have a long, long, long way to go,” says Rev. Fred Luter Jr., who is expected to become the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention. More

    April 11, 2012 | Comments

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    “These schools are the jewels of their neighborhood, and we need to save them,” says Susan Work, president of Holy Family Ministries in Chicago. More

    March 2, 2012 | Comments

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    If the right to vote is sacred, and depriving someone of that right is morally wrong, then what to make of the tough new voter identification requirements being proposed across the country? More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    “The houses are not just ‘given’ to the families,” says Dr. Brenda Williams, “They have to work for it. They have to earn it.” She and her husband have been using their own money to provide homes to disadvantaged families. More

    November 23, 2011 | Comments

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