Black Church

As we honor our new year’s resolution for a robust spiritual life, it will require a journey beyond the surface.
/ January 30, 2022
Todd posted regrets for being “disgusting,” but the megachurch pastor’s viral moment continues to trend on social media.
/ January 19, 2022
Writer and theologian Candice Marie Benbow explores the deeper implications of Pastor Mike Todd’s viral spitting moment.
/ January 18, 2022
Candice Marie Benbow’s debut memoir is a revealing exploration of Black women’s relationship to the traditional Black church.
/ January 18, 2022
Black pastors react to defense attorney’s name courtroom statements during trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
/ November 12, 2021
Families of the victims killed in a racist attack at a Black South Carolina church have reached a settlement with the Justice Department.
/ October 28, 2021
A large painting depicting the face of George Floyd
George Floyd is no longer with us, but his spirit lives on in a verdict that means so much to a Black America terrorized by violence.
/ April 21, 2021
62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - GRAMMY Premiere Ceremony
In a recent interview on a Sirius XM radio show, Kirk Franklin called out homophobia in the church, saying that it has, “nothing to do with the bible.”
/ February 10, 2021
It took a high-stakes Senate race and a Trump-era cultural debate to thrust Ebenezer Baptist Church into the center of political debate.
/ January 3, 2021
Pro-Trump Right Wing Groups Hold "Million MAGA March" To Protest Election Results
Pro-Trump demonstrators were seen on video ripping and setting fire to Black Lives Matter banners at two African American churches in D.C.
/ December 13, 2020
LGBTQ+ advocates and faith leaders rally in support of Darrel Walls, of The Walls Group, after his sexuality becomes church fodder.
/ December 1, 2020
A Louisiana man who admitted to burning down three predominantly African American churches was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.
/ November 3, 2020
Pastor John Gray shamelessly trash-talked his wife, Aventer Gray and made disparaging remarks about her mothering skills to another woman.
/ September 3, 2020
DJ D-Nice
The Psalm of Derrick Jones is a hymnal of Black music in two playlists: Club Quarantine (proper) and CQ After Dark. He brings us a digital Pentecost.
/ May 31, 2020
OPINION: As a Black gay man, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s death engenders a range of other emotions for Shaun R. Harper.
/ May 15, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to alter day-to-day lives, religious organizations have been forced to put their faith in social isolation.
/ March 27, 2020
For too long, Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of faith have been forced into the shadows in some communities.