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Faith in a New Black Future

Josef Sorett | Posted 02.22.2017 | Black Voices
Josef Sorett

The Christian context that is often associated with black prophetic traditions has proven to be a key fault-line within the networks of #blacklivesmatter.

Black Clergy Call for Prayer for Black Lives

Rev. Dominique C. Atchison | Posted 05.27.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dominique C. Atchison

The deaths of unarmed black individuals at the hands of law enforcement and the shootings of members of law enforcement has forced America to take a deeper look at the legacy of our problematic racial history.

'White Boy' Biden Got It Right and Wrong About the Tea Party

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Vice President Joe Biden got the tongues furiously wagging again after a recent meeting with black ministers in South Carolina.

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 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...

My Father Called

Nadine Smith | Posted 06.04.2013 | Black Voices
Nadine Smith

"Unequal marriage laws were the reason you and your older brothers were born in Maine," my father told me. It was a simple statement of fact and it banged into my heart sideways.

Toward An Irrelevant Faith: Reflecting on Conservative Christianity and the Elections

Andre E. Johnson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion
Andre E. Johnson

Not only did conservative Christians not adhere to their own principles embedded in their theology, but they also shirked their beliefs by acting in ways that were not "Christlike" because of their disdain for the president.

Gene Demby

Can The Black Church Swing The 2012 Election With New Voters? | Gene Demby | Posted 03.30.2012 | Black Voices

The battle over voter I.D. laws -- which critics say disenfranchise the poor, the elderly and citizens of color -- has been fought in state houses, co...