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While Trump supporters chant “Make America Great Again,” there are millions of us that know just how terrifying – and misleading – that slogan is. This past Sunday, my pastor, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III preached a powerful word to my congregation about of strength, fortitude, and hope.

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Dr. King wrote about white leadership and how the majority of Black political leaders don’t ascend to prominence with mass support. But of course this just doesn’t only apply to Black political leaders — activist, talking heads and other spokesperson types fit this description as well.

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Millennial Womanism is an emerging concept developed by Liz S Alexander and Melanie C Jones that seeks to draw upon a unique womanist epistemological and methodological framework utilizing a millennial lens.

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Dr. Pollard’s reputation as an eminent scholar and renowned leader precedes him,” said Jinkins. “I believe he is precisely the leader Louisville Seminary needs for the next chapter in its history. And I feel honored to welcome him as the next president of the Seminary.” 

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The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been hailed as a pivotal moment for multicultural Britain. But Dr William Ackah (Department of Geography, Birkbeck University of  London) argues that it is just another fleeting false dawn and there will be little lasting, positive impact for Black Britons.

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Palestinian people are, with the exceeding generosity of United States taxpayer funding, systemically disenfranchised and oppressed by policies of the Israeli state.

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Last Friday I drove down to Bethel, North Carolina to spend the day with my brother and friend, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III, founder of the The Black Church Food Security Network (BCFSN). Birthed during the Baltimore Uprising, the Black Church Food Security Network seeks to build a network and pipeline from soil to sanctuary…promoting healthy eating, food equity and the eradication of Food Apartheid

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Emerging at the radical interstices of Martin Luther King Jr.’s black Christian faith that demanded justice, and Malcolm X’s resounding call for black power, Cone’s black theology of liberation fearlessly asserted racism as heresy and proclaimed a God of the oppressed who stood against racism in all its forms.

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More than conversation on the scope of theological inquiry, what I think we have lost with the death of Dr. James Cone is a key model of rigorous engagement—a wrestling over ideas that didn’t truncate itself into personal animus and hurt feelings.

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I decided to take my classes at Union Theological Seminary and to conduct my ministry praxis in Harlem at Convent Avenue Baptist Church and the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) led by the Rev. Dr. Lucius Walker.

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