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Will The Black Church Stand Firm Against Same-Sex Marriage?

July 20, 2012

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In my article on The NAACP’s Divorce from the Black Church (published in the Harrisburg, PA Patriot-News under the title “Gay marriage issue splits black church and NAACP”) I made the claim that most African American Christians will stand firm on God’s word, and against same-sex relationships. I believe that will be the case. But […]

Why Christians Should Be Up In Arms About Voter ID Laws

July 18, 2012

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NOTE: I’m pulling the bulk of this blog post in order to publish it elsewhere. You can see the original post at Why Christians Should Be Up In Arms About Voter ID Laws blog post. The point of the post is that although proponents say the purpose of voter ID requirements is to reduce voter […]

The NAACP’s Divorce From the Black Church

July 15, 2012

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This article was first published in the Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News print (7/15/12) and online (7/14/12) editions under the title “Gay marriage issue splits black church and NAACP.” As I was growing up in the segregated South of the 1950s, the NAACP was an important part of my world. I heard about it in school – […]