Tag: African-American

  • ellisonth1

    The story of a radical change in Minnesota's fifth congressional district in Minneapolis. A seat long-held by a Norwegian-American was taken over in the November 2006 election by an African American Muslim. This story aired prior to Ellison's victory.

    October 13, 2006 | Comments

  • gardnertaylorpostcuhomepage

    One of Martin Luther King Jr's friends and preaching mentors was another prominent minister, Rev Gardner Taylor, who at 88 years old is still mentoring new generations of pastors.

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

  • taylorflopthumb

    Read more of Kim Lawton’s July 24, 2006 interview in Raleigh, North Carolina, with the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor. More

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

  • thumb01-blackmormons

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Mormons — barred African-Americans from full membership until 1978. Since then, the church has increased its outreach to African-American communities, but has yet to repudiate its old teachings that blacks were cursed by God as descendents of Cain or Ham. More

    March 31, 2006 | Comments

  • darrellarmstrong-extended-thumb

    Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Darrell Armstrong of Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, New Jersey. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Wallace Charles Smith on historical and current issues facing African-American families. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Eugene Rivers in Boston, Massachusetts. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • afr-amer-families-thumb

    Part three of a four-part series on faith and family: poor black families endure huge problems — high rates of divorce, single parents, and out-of-wedlock births. Why are so many poor African-American families in trouble, and what are their churches doing to help? More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read University of Virginia sociology professor Brad Wilcox’s analysis of the General Social Survey as it relates to issues of religion, marriage, and race. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments

  • thumb01-spirituals

    “The ancestors passed these songs to us. These are songs that are gifts to us today. So even though these songs were created 150 years ago, we can still use them today,” says Dr. Arthur Jones, a psychologist at the University of Denver. More

    August 26, 2005 | Comments

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