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African American Churches

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'Green The Church' Seeks To Mobilize Black Churches On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.13.2015 | Green

Leaders of the "Green The Church" movement launched a new effort this week to help 1,000 African-American congregations take action on climate change....

Black Clergy Sign Ferguson Letter Calling For Racial Justice

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 08.22.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As the Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner collected signatures for a statement by leaders of African-American church groups about the Ferguson, Mo., ...

African American Churches and the Neglected Public Minister

Billy Honor | Posted 05.07.2014 | Religion
Billy Honor

Today, given the myriad of social issues that plague African-American communities we are desperately in need of more pastors who are committed to the public theological and intellectual tradition.

African-American Congregations Look To 'Go Green'

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion

(RNS) At Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, members and neighbors buy fruits and vegetables from a black farmers market and work in an organi...

Preaching Gun Safety, in the Pews and at the Polls

Minister Leslie Watson Malachi | Posted 06.30.2013 | Black Voices
Minister Leslie Watson Malachi

Every man and woman of faith knows someone who knows the pain of gun violence. So in this time, when our elected officials in Washington missed an opportunity to make history, we will help strengthen the movement to stop gun violence.

Historical Black Churches Celebrated With New Tourism Guide

Posted 10.21.2012 | Black Voices

The church has long been a fundamental pillar in the black community, and one organization is making an effort to preserve the rich history of an inst...

From the Pulpit to the People to the Polls: How African American Churches Can Make a Difference in 2012

Minister Leslie Watson Malachi | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Minister Leslie Watson Malachi

The Black Church has a history of championing for political, educational and economic rights not only for African Americans, but for all citizens. Forty-four years after the death of Dr. King, we must continue the fight.

The Bible Of Choice For Many African-Americans

Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) On Sundays, C. Elizabeth Floyd, shows up for worship at Trinity Baptist Church of Metro Atlanta, wi...