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    Black Church Group Stands with N.C. Governor: Condemns Transgender Rights

      The National Black Church Initiative, a group of 34,000 churches in America, on Friday issued a blistering condemnation of a city’s efforts in North Carolina to accommodate transgender people who wish to use the...

    Rev. Jamal Bryant Breaks Silence Over Latest Allegations

    On May 12, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant of Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple Church took to social media to address rumors and allegations that he had fathered another child and was refusing to pay child...

    The National Black Church Initiative Calls The Election Results of Baltimore City Corrupt, Asks...

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans call the election results corrupt, and say that the Black...

    National Black Church Initiative Says The Black Caucus nor Rev. Al Sharpton Do Not...

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans will not listen to the Black Caucus or Al Sharpton...

    34,000 Black Churches Will Not Support President Obama’s SCOTUS Nomination

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, echoes the Black community’s deep sentiments concerning President Obama’s Supreme...

    Religious Groups Assume Responsibility in Flint

    FLINT, Mich. -- The First Presbyterian Church of Flint sits majestically along the historic cobblestone streets in the core of the city’s downtown area. The grand, Gothic limestone structure with huge Tiffany stained glass...

    National Black Church Initiative Calls Donald Trump The Biggest Racist Since Bull Connor

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans cannot sit by and allow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump...

    AME Bishop DeVeaux and Wife to Retire from Second District

    Bishop William P. DeVeaux and his wife, Patricia Ann Morris Deveaux, are set to retire from the African Methodist Episcopal Church this year. A retirement celebration to honor their contributions is scheduled for Feb....

    Colonial Williamsburg, Black Church to Ring in New Era

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Colonial Williamsburg is reintroducing itself to African-American visitors. The Virginia heritage site has struggled to attract Black tourists, despite a continuing emphasis on African-American history. Now, the foundation that operates the...

    Study Highlights Mainline Protestant Church Bias Against Blacks & Other Minorities

    It seems mainline Protestant are less likely to “walk the walk” when it comes to opening their doors to Blacks and other minorities than their conservative counterparts, according to a new study. Mainline Protestant denominations—Methodists,...

    Black Clergy Urge Support for Obama Climate Plan

    Leaders from major Black denominations representing more than 13 million Black church members are voicing support for President Obama’s climate plan, saying it echoes the Bible’s call to be stewards of the environment. Bishop George...

    US Episcopal Church Installs First Black Leader

    Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, installed Sunday as the first black leader of the U.S. Episcopal Church, urged Episcopalians to evangelize by crossing divides of race, education and wealth. Curry used the example of his own...
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