Blog : Black Church

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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Oakland, CA — Following a white nationalist, Ku Klux Klan-sponsored “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Black church faith leaders and denominations, today joined other clergy in announcing a “Weeks of Righteous Resistance” initiative to push back on hate and racism. Prompted by the hostile treatment of fellow faith leaders — Rev. Traci Blackmon, […]

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The Womanist Challenge of Self-Examination and Truth-Telling for Black Millennial Men

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If the black church is the home of black genius and social engagement, the Millennial Womanist is the necessary architect.

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One reality is that spiritual activism and faith advocacy through relationship building, autoethnography, and social media has its own set of struggles. However, it is a way to make information a bit more publicly accessible.

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Theology of Joy & the Good Life – Dr. Keri Day is an Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics & Director of Black Church Studies Program at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. Her research focuses on the ways in which faith communities can respond to socio-economic issues such as poverty. Her publications include Unfinished […]

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WEEK(S) OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) #THISISWORR http://thisisworr.org/ JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) TO BEGIN SUNDAY, JULY 12 AND END SATURDAY, JULY 18 My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in […]

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Dr. Keri Day is an Assistant Professor of Theological and Social Ethics & Director of Black Church Studies Program at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America.

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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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Litany by Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman 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 Congo: Uncovering the […]

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