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So this book will come and go. The American empire will crumble and fall. What remains is the fire of truth and power. And that is a fire no water can put out.

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On Black Lives Matter:A Theological Statement from the Black ChurchesJuneteenth 2020 [COVID] On the occasion of this 155th observance of Juneteenth, the jubilant celebration of the ending of American legal chattel slavery, we, a collective of interdenominational Black pastors and Black theologians representing the prophetic tradition of Black churches in the United States of America, […]

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Inasmuch as what is killing black people in this country—be it the racialized realities of a pandemic or racist policing—is about the systemic, structural and cultural realities of white supremacy endemic to the fabric of this country, it is also about much more than that. It is about the collective soul of America.

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Racism has long been America’s original sin. Amid a pandemic, now as before, I see Black death everywhere. I am angry and have every right to be.

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THE CONCORD BAPTIST CHURCH PARTNERS WITH RIP MEDICAL DEBT TO ERASE MORE THAN 4 MILLION DOLLARS OF MEDICAL DEBT FOR FAMILIES IN BROOKLYN AND NEWARK, NEW JERSEY The Concord Baptist Christfund, established by The Concord Baptist Church of Christ (Brooklyn, NY) in 1988 as a Black faith-powered endowment to uplift Brooklyn and invest in worthy […]

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Future generations, scholars, pastors, teachers, students, liberators, and many more will be blessed as we are, by the life and works of Dr. Gayraud Wilmore.  He was a scholar, professor, pastor, prophet and friend. Dr. Wilmore is a necessary presence in our liberation paradigm.  His influence is practically beyond exaggeration.  His writings, voice and presence […]

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So, if you choose to watch the stage production JESUS, do so with the correct images in mind.

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The pre-eminent scholar of African American religious history in the United States.

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The Rev. Raphael Warnock, the senior pastor at Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic church, entered the race for the U.S. Senate on Thursday with hopes of unifying Georgia Democrats in one of the nation’s premier 2020 contests.

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The urban neighborhoods were chosen because of their demographics, said the Rev. Traci Blackmon, the national UCC associate general minister for Justice and Local Church Ministries.

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