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We need people whose prophetic witness does not stop with their words but also is seen clearly in their actions.

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What is desperately needed in the social justice and civil rights communities is a theory of change that addresses the foundational mechanisms of our monetary system that cause social and economic injustice. In response to the civil and social unrest of his day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. responded, “If a soul lives in darkness […]

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By Heber Brown, III, I recently read an article published by the Black Youth Project entitled, “The Black church can engage more Black millennials by bringing politics back into the pulpit” by Maya King, a journalism student at Howard University.  After outlining some generational differences, suggesting that social media posts are more powerful than Black […]

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President Donald Trump is a terrorist.  His hateful and uninformed rhetoric and action have uncovered and emboldened a contemporary surge of racism. 

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Our challenge is not to “Make America Great Again.” We have an obligation to remake America. Charlottesville is another fatal reminder America must be born again.

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The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church condemns the violence that exploded in Charlottesville, Virginia. The “Unite the Right” march was sponsored by white supremacists, white nationalists, and the Ku Klux Klan to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. It was responded to by counter protestors. The […]

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By Walter A. McCray, Herein the National Black Evangelical Association goes on record in our opposition to the racism, bigotry, violence, and hate perpetuated by anti-love and anti-justice groups demonstrating their white supremacy, neo-Nazism, KKK, skinhead, and “alt-right” ideologies in the tragedies of Charlottesville, VA and other places throughout America, and against people of African-descent, […]

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The march in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a reminder of how deep-seated the reality of racism is in this country.

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The truth is this country, even as it proclaims freedom and justice for all, was founded on an “Anglo-Saxon myth” of white racial superiority.

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These womanish-acting millennial daughters are not waiting for permission to be heard. They are snatching the mic and dropping the mic, pulling back the covers and boldly naming the wrongs they see and the future they demand to live in. Maya Angela asked in her poem “Still I Rise”, “Does my sassiness upset you?

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