African Americans

Molly Marsh 09-01-2007

Race Matters

True to Our Native Land, edited by Brian Blount, describes itself as the first African-American commentary on the New Testament.

Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-2006

Members and associates of Holy Family Catholic Church in Natchez, the first African-American parish in Mississippi, played an integral role in the civil rights movement.

Song leader and scholar Bernice Johnson Reagon on what music teaches us about democracy, leadership, and the meaning of 'we.'
Helena R. Henderson 05-01-2003

It's hard to imagine a noteworthy book about the civil rights movement that doesn't include the powerful ingredients of religion and faith. 

Franklin D. Raines 09-01-2002

Recently a newspaper in Washington, D.C., carried a four-part series titled "Black Money."

Larry Bellinger 09-01-2001

Cornel West is nothing if not prolific.

Larry Bellinger 07-01-2001
On Spirit of the Century, the Blind Boys bring their strong and gritty harmonies to traditional gospel tunes as well as rock and roll.

A recent survey of political involvement by black churches, conducted by Morehouse College’s "Public Influences of African-American Churches Project"...

Bob McLalan 03-01-2001
A conservative Republican makes the case for reparations for African Americans.
Rose Marie Berger 03-01-2001

Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church's new building demonstrates how architecture can incarnate the history, strength, and spirit of a people.

Elizabeth Newberry 09-01-2000

Affrilachian Poets claim the space between two worlds.

The African-American church and AIDS.
The unique experience of black America.
A call to address the black church leadership crisis.
Catherine Meeks 04-01-1984

God used Ntozake Shange to help me name the pain that I felt.