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On MLK Day, A Message of Ideological Unity From Ebenezer Baptist Church Preacher

John A. Tures | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Every year, LaGrange College brings in a Martin Luther King Jr. speaker. This year, the speaker was the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, who spoke to a packed Callaway Auditorium. And yes, politics entered into his speech.

Daddy King's Story Told in New Documentary

Kate Kelly | Posted 01.17.2016 | Entertainment
Kate Kelly

Daddy King, as Martin Luther King Jr.'s father was known, is the compelling subject of Bayer Mack's latest documentary, In the Hour of Chaos. The stor...

This Pastor May Run For The Senate -- And Help Turn Georgia Blue

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rev. Raphael Warnock has been arrested while advocating for Medicaid expansion and inspired black parishioners to go to the polls during...

Who Put Confederate Flags Around Martin Luther King Jr.'s Church?

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.31.2015 | Religion

Dr. Raphael Warnock received the disturbing news on Thursday morning -- someone had draped four Confederate flags around the campus of his church in A...

The View From The Pulpit Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Spiritual Home

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.19.2015 | Religion

The Rev. Dr. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock is the senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, which was once the home church of Rev. Dr. ...

Celebrating Dr. King Through Serving

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I first heard Dr. King speak in person at a Spelman College chapel service during my senior year in college. Dr. King was just 31 but he had already gained a national reputation during the successful Montgomery Bus Boycott five years earlier.

Jaweed Kaleem

Pastor of Martin Luther King's Atlanta Church Speaks Out | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.16.2012 | Religion

When the Rev. Raphael G. Warnock steps up to the pulpit on Sunday, he'll face a crowd of thousands in a worship service that marks no religious holida...

King's Nephew Named To Head Civil Rights Group

Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Two and a half weeks after the sudden death of its president, the Southern Christian Leadership Con...

Dear Rick: A Lesson on Race

Renita Weems | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renita Weems

Evidently, Rick Warren doesn't know that black preachers talk, that many of us are friends, and that a letter from him would generate buzz enough for us to share and compare notes.

How the Obama Election Transformed Historic Locations

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Children of color, indeed of all colors, across America woke up on Wednesday morning not just to a new day, but a new world.

Playing the Obama Card in California's Fight for Gay Marriage

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Obama's statements fall short of unqualified support for same-sex marriage, but they go to the heart of Calif.'s No on 8 campaign themes (equality and dignity), and the Calif. campaign would be wise to incorporate them in advertisements.