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Eric Holder is for same-sex marriage and black pastors want him impeached because of that

A group of conservative black church leaders are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s impeachment. Why? Because he supports same-sex marriage. The Coalition of African American Pastors blamed the entire Obama administration for giving into pressures on the issue. 

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“Preachers of L.A.?” Good for the black church?

Everyone knows the power of the black church, and Christianity is the foundation for many African Americans. More of America will get to take a look at the religious haven thanks to a new reality television series. Preachers of L.A. will explore the human side of six men of faith.

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Some Black Clergy Reportedly Uncomfortable w/ LGBT Movement Sharing Mantle at March on Washington

According to the Washington Post, there are reports that some members of the black clergy are at odds about the large LGBT presence at this weekend’s celebration:

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Texas Pastor Wants to Ban Weaves from his Church

A Texas pastor has admonished the female members of his church not to get weaves, asserting that they are a sign of low self esteem, and indicate a preoccupation with being something you are not.

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North Carolina Pastor Fired for Attending Rick Ross Concert

A 26-year old North Carolina pastor was fired from his church after it was discovered that he’d attended a concert headlined by Rick Ross: “We cannot have our leader supporting people of this world who are tearing down the kingdom of God,” said Deacon Miles Langley.

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Does Jason Collins Coming Out Change Anything for the Black Queer Community?

Does Jason Collins Coming Out Change Anything for the Black Queer Community?

When it comes to the black community and queerness, the common proverb-the more things change, the more they stay the same- provides much truth. Just yesterday N.B.A. player Jason Collins released his inspiring coming-out story. In this piece, Collins outlined his voyage to self-acceptance, his loving and supportive family and friends and his thoughts on […]

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Do Churches Have a Responsibility to Promote Healthy Living to Their Congregations?

A recent survey of African American church goers in North Carolina finds that a majority of the respondents believe that churches have a responsibility to promote healthy living to their congregations. Do you agree?

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REPORT: Black Woman Are Most Religious in U.S.

According to a recent study conducted by the Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation, black women are the most religious segment of the U.S. population. 9 out of 10 black women say they turn to God “as their spiritual guide in all areas of their lives.”

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Are We as Liberal as We Like to Believe?

Within the black community, many critics would answer with a surprising “no”. Historically, African Americans especially since the Civil Rights Movement have been loyal to the Democratic Party for its social welfare programs and professed strife for equality. However, as Ron Christie, Republican strategist and former special assistant to President George W. Bush puts it […]

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