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The Black Church

An Open Letter from Black Clergy: A Call for Racial Justice, Healing and Reconciliation

Rev. Dominique C. Atchison | Posted 12.24.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dominique C. Atchison

We are calling on clergy of all ethnicities and faith traditions to join us in leading our nation toward healing and reconciliation.

Danielle Cadet

Black Church's Civil Rights Movement Legacy Is Both A Blessing And A Curse

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

For the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, the civil rights movement is not a period of time that only exists in history books; the movement runs deep in his vei...

A Desperate God

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

In light of the monstrous storm battering the northeast, many have said that the storm is a "sign of judgment" from God. We need to "get right!", they say.

Has Christianity Become A "Get Out Of Jail Free Card" For African Americans?

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 03.18.2012 | Religion
Dr. Boyce Watkins

There's nothing more awkward than to be the one southern black man in the room who says that he's not quite sure about Christianity. No one attacks you for asking questions, they just "pray" for you.

Truth or Dare: Would Black America Support President Obama If He Were Atheist?

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 01.30.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

Truth or dare, evangelical, African-American Obama supporters: How deeply does your faith inform your politics? More importantly, would you support President Barack Obama if he were atheist?

The Black Church Is Dead

Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2012 | Religion
Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D.

The Black Church, as we've known it, is dead. The idea of this venerable institution as central to black life and as a repository for the social and moral conscience of the nation has all but disappeared.