Follow Us
Contact Us
This form does not yet contain any fields.


    Entries in African-American (2)


    How Many Transgenders Have to Die Before the Black Church Gets Involved?

    By Jamall Calloway, Urban Cusp - October 13, 2012

    The Black Church (the collective term used for various African American Protestant denominations) is an inherently prophetic institution. Since its inception, it has served as a site of strategizing for ameliorating the unjust conditions of American society. Even to now, it’s a place where Protestants congregate and hold various discourses regarding economic inequalities, healthcare reform and recent hate crimes against black male bodies.

    On one hand, the Black Church’s strong voice is notorious for bemoaning the rampant injustices in this nation. On the other hand, its soft voice is known for lamenting the harmful effects that prevalent injustices engender. But there’s something missing in the Black Church discourses concerning injustice and unjust conditions. There’s an area where the Black Church’s voices and lamentations are needed: trans-phobic hate crimes. [Read Full Story]


    Is The Church Brainwashing Black Folks Against Homosexuality?

    By Jermaine Terrell Starr, NewsOne - December 6, 2011

    Is the pulpit brain-washing blacks against supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people?

    It depends on who you ask. LGBT advocates have different perspectives on why blacks do not align themselves with gay rights causes. To varying degrees, many LGBT rights advocates say that the church is the singlemost influential factor in black opinion on homosexuality. [Read Full Story]