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Black pastors: Gun violence isn’t just a problem for white suburbs

WASHINGTON — Black clergy have launched a new coalition to fight gun violence, saying they are undeterred by the recent … Continued

Black pastors take gun control into their own hands

In the wake of Congress’ inability to pass a gun-control bill, a broad coalition of African American pastors has announced … Continued

Making black history for gay rights

Manuel Balce Ceneta AP In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the … Continued

Obama’s use of Scripture has elements of Lincoln, King

President Obama will publicly take the oath of office with Bibles once owned by his political heroes, Abraham Lincoln and … Continued

Farrakhan inspires crowd at Bowie State

Hamil R. Harris The Washington Post Minister Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader, speaking at Bowie State University, on Oct. … Continued

The Black Church is accepting LGBT people

Prevailing wisdom has it that the Black church is overwhelmingly negative on issues of justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and … Continued

Pastors: Battle to oppose Prince George’s County casinos isn’t over

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the legislation to expand gaming in Maryland along with Senator Robert Garagiola, … Continued

Anti-Obama black pastors group has deep conservative ties, records show

Since the Rev. William Owens launched his national campaign in May calling on African-Americans to withdraw their support of President … Continued

Why Obama’s support for same-sex marriage won’t hurt him among African Americans

REUTERS U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the need for Congress to ensure taxes don’t go up for the majority … Continued

Obama and same-sex marriage: Will his stance cost him the African American vote?

The performance by the Rev. William Owens at the National Press Club last week was enough to make a cynic … Continued