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Reverend Michael W Waters

Deep in the Heart of Texas

Michael W. Waters | Posted 07.17.2015 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

Texas is an immensely popular state. Texas is also a deeply troubled state. When you look past the veneer of towering skyscrapers and rolling plains, you discover a great tragedy: Texas' terrifying legacy of racism.

Christ, Coachella and a Call to Creative Cyphers: A Holy Week Contemplation

Michael W. Waters | Posted 06.15.2014 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

Near the commencement of Outkast's hour-and-a-half long performance at Coachella this past weekend, the lauded duo reciprocally encircled the table while simultaneously reciting their seminal lyrics, walking a circular path reminiscent of spiritual pilgrims walking a labyrinth.

Toy Soldiers and America's Killing Fields

Michael W. Waters | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

Chicago has received national attention as a result of its alarming murder rate. Nevertheless, a proper treatment of violence cannot be limited to the inner city. Violence is not merely a Chicago problem or a South Dallas problem. It is an American problem.

To Medgar, With Gratitude

Michael W. Waters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

The greatest injustice to Medgar Evers' legacy is not his death, but the failure of subsequent generations of Americans to tell his story.

Black Voices Sermon Roundup: Readying For Change Both Political And Personal

Posted 12.23.2011 | Black Voices

Welcome to this week's BlackVoices Sermon Roundup! This week, Pastor Nicholas Richards of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church goes down to Zuccotti ...

The BlackVoices Sunday Sermon Roundup

Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices

Welcome to The BlackVoices Sunday Sermon Roundup, where we offer sermons from a diverse range of religious and spiritual leaders from across the count...