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50 Years After MLK, Sunday Segregation Isn’t Theological
According to sociology’s top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys.
For #MLK50, Christian Schools Launch $1.5 Million in Minority Scholarships
Dream Forward initiative by Wheaton, Gordon, SBC seminaries, and others builds on Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations in Memphis.
Reprint of Ex-slave’s Theology Book Opens ‘Underexplored Vista’
Charles Octavius Boothe's ‘Plain Theology for Plain People’ is a glorious recovery of African American theological heritage.
We Need to Read Stories of People Who Were Enslaved
Six reasons why listening to these voices is worth your time.
Why the Enslaved Adopted the Religion of Their Masters—and Transformed It
The story of early African-American Christianity proves the power of the Resurrection against oppression.
Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity.
The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.
How ‘Oh Happy Day’ Gave Gospel a New Beat
A tribute to the legendary composer, singer, and pianist Edwin Hawkins.
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’
Lecrae’s decision has roots. And it has fruit.
1 in 3 American Evangelicals Is a Person of Color
But study of 101,000 people across 50 states discovers denominations make a big difference.
Louis Farrakhan’s Jesus Is Not Our Jesus
Experts say don’t be misled by Nation of Islam’s Christian references—on Facebook or elsewhere.
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
How Christians Can Combat Racism Theologically After Charlottesville
A pair of scholars bring up a new and old approach.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
Finally, Jackie Robinson’s Faith Is Getting the Attention It Deserves
Two books shine a long-overdue spotlight on the Christian convictions of the man who broke baseball’s color barrier.
Melvin Banks Had a Dream
An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.
Southern Baptists Approve Alternate Resolution Against the Alt-Right
Confusion over scope and severity of white supremacist movement likely led the SBC to skip initial condemnation.
Jarena Lee
Trailblazing African American Preacher and 'self-made' woman.
Pew: Black Protestants Show Strongest Support for Paid Maternity Leave
A look into Christian views on paid leave and how the church can help new parents.
This Black Pastor Led a White Church—in 1788
The remarkable tenure and steadfast faithfulness of Lemuel Haynes.