Blog : Virginia

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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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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