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Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith Sr., pastor emeritus of Allen Temple Baptist Church of Oakland, California, at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

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Dr. John Kinney, dean of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.

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Nicole Lee and Jamye Wooten sit down with St. Louis Rapper and Activist, Tef Poe.

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Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, pastor from the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and Freeman Fellow with the Fellowship of Reconciliation speaks with Jamye Wooten in Ferguson.

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View Break the Silence PSA from national leaders Every year in the third week of October, people throughout the globe gather to commemorate the millions of lives lost in the conflict in the Congo while celebrating the country’s enormous human and natural potential.   1.) Film Screening FOTC’s short film (26 minutes) Crisis in the […]

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The Reverend Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman is Director of the Office of Black Church Studies and Assistant Research Professor of Black Church Studies at Duke University Divinity School. On April 15th more than 300 teenage girls were abducted from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in northeast Nigeria. #UpliftNigeria is a social media campaign calling on […]

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The Forgotten Prophet: Bishop Henry McNeal Turner and the African American Prophetic Tradition, by Andre E. Johnson, is a study of the prophetic rhetoric of 19th century African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Henry McNeal Turner. By locating Turner within the African American prophetic tradition, Johnson examines how Bishop Turner adopted a prophetic persona.  Book discussion […]

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The session featured a discussion with Dr. Johnny Bernard Hill on the release of Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation, in dialogue with leading theologians and activists on the nature of prophetic Christian witness in today’s context.  From “Stand Your Ground Laws” to the issue of “mass incarceration,” what does it mean to stand for truth in […]

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Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon by Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman The Black Church is an institution that emerged in rebellion against injustice perpetrated upon black bodies. How is it, then, that black women’s oppression persists in black churches that espouse theological and ethical commitments to […]

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Dr. McCorn dicusses his book, Standing On Holy Common Ground: An Africentric Ministry Approach to Prophetic Community Engagement, at KineticsLive.com Book Discussions at the American Academy of Religion. Many critics have perceived a growing schism between the Black faith community and the wider African American community. The Black Church can be accused of a “benign […]

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