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Trinity United Church of Christ

Reimagining Home: MLK In Chicago, 50 Years Later

Rami Nashashibi | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Rami Nashashibi

Reimagining the idea of "home" as a safe, healthy and thriving space for all of our communities must be at the center of our spiritual, political and social calls to action.

10 Rules to Help Black Boys Survive

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.24.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Justice cannot breathe when Black men and boys and women and girls are routinely profiled, abused, arrested, and killed with impunity by police officers. We must stop this. We must protect the lives of our young people -- all of them.

The President Sings of Grace

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The marriage victory required decades of work by countless people. More work remains, from transgender and immigrant rights to police reform, employment protections, and rebuffing the false pose of victimhood by religious bullies.

Pastor Asks: How Do We Grieve For Charleston?

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.25.2015 | Religion

On the first Sunday after nine worshippers lost their lives during a shooting inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South C...

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 Night Service In The Black Church In America: 150 Years After The Emancipation Proclamation

Rev. Joan R. Harrell | Posted 03.02.2013 | Religion
Rev. Joan R. Harrell

One hundred and fifty years later, African American Christians continue the faith tradition of their enslaved ancestors and gather at a designated meeting space, the church, tonight, Dec. 31, 2012, to celebrate

Black Pastor Challenges Church To Support Marriage Equality

Posted 06.01.2012 | Religion

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III is the Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois. During an address to his church on May 13th, Pasto...

Why Is CBS in Bed With the Religious Right on Super Bowl Sunday?

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Rowe

After accepting an anti-abortion commercial from an evangelical organization, CBS rejected a humor-driven commercial from a gay dating site in which two apparently straight men make out as they celebrate a touchdown.

Rev. Jeremiah Wright: Obama "Still My Child"

Chicago Sun-Times | Maureen O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama made a "bad decision" by distancing himself from the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and his church, Wright said Sunday -- but that'...

Jason Linkins

Conservative's Trinity Obsession Crosses Border Into Nonsensical | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the weekend, Townhall's Duane Patterson begun posting up church bulletins from Senator Barack Obama's former congregation at Trinity Church of Ch...

Obama's "Cultural Issues" At Play in Chicago

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

Supporters of Fr. Pflegler believe street-level advocates bring about the change Obama speaks so eloquently about. To turn away from that in the face of shoddy criticism seems to second guess their work.

Jason Linkins

Controversial Reverend Pfleger Offered Double Dose On Clinton Vitriol | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Jake Tapper is reporting today that last week, Michael Pfleger, the bonkers Catholic attention-whore who insulted the Clintons from the pulp...

Father Pfleger's Raging Sexism No Problem for Cardinal George

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Angela Bonavoglia

George never said one word about the misogyny that came through in Pfleger's cartoon-like caricature of a brilliant woman respected worldwide who has fought a long, hard battle.

When You're Wright, You're Right

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

The Wright/Obama story has been utterly mangled. It's a human story and a tragic one. Two decent men doing good work are being used against each other in a game of political one-upsmanship.

Jason Linkins

Video Disputes "Black Separatist" Tag On Obama's Church | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the Jeremiah Wright flap, the church that presidential hopeful Barack Obama attends -- Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago -- ha...

Obama's Church Pushes Controversial Doctrines

McClatchy | Margaret Talev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jesus is black. Merging Marxism with Christian Gospel may show the way to a better tomorrow. The white church in America is the Antichrist because it ...

New Pastor At Obama's Church Speaks Out

NY Times | Kate Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new pastor of Senator Barack Obama's longtime church in Chicago took it upon himself to issue a statement Sunday to defend the record of his prede...

Jeremiah Wright, Obama's Pastor: "Hillary Ain't Never Been Called A N****r"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Video of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor and mentor to Barack Obama, has been posted. The Reverend defends his most famous constituent and attacks Hilla...

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

People like Rev. Jeremiah Wright don't speak for all blacks. We are not in lock step, no matter how much we all might like rap music.

Jeremiah Wright, Obama's Pastor, Prompts Candidate To Address Comments

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The appearance of video by Jeremiah Wright, pastor to Barack Obama, has caused a recent frenzy as both Democratic candidate struggle with the issue of...