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African American Religion

Black Queerness/Queer Blackness

Michael Carosone | Posted 09.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Carosone

My thesis is that homophobia -- or heterosexism -- exits in the African-American community because of its strict adherence to religious traditions and norms. Consequently, such homophobia appears in the community's literature, arts and culture.

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...

WATCH: 36th Kwanzaa Begins In Los Angeles

Posted 12.27.2012 | Religion

Happy 36th Kwanzaa! Celebrated in the week between Christmas and the new year (Dec. 26-Jan. 1), Kwanzaa is based on seven principles: unity, self-d...