A Quiet Exodus: Why Black Worshipers Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches - The New York Times

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10 days ago by pcook
religion  race  African-Americans  churches 
13 days ago by jerryking
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“It said, to me, that something is profoundly wrong at the heart of the white church.” https://t.co/DwHxRKCy1z

— Anil Dash (@anildash) March 10, 2018
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14 days ago by Ryanvlower
“It said, to me, that something is profoundly wrong at the heart of the white church.”
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14 days ago by pjbentley
“As I prayed about it as I talked with black pastor friends of mine, I realized I don’t really understand the depth of the pain they feel,” he said. “This is personal to them — it was history to me. I would talk to my friend and it was personal to him because it was his great-grandfather.”
race  racism  religion  usa 
14 days ago by evilsofa
FORT WORTH — Charmaine Pruitt wrote the names of 12 churches on a sheet of paper, tore the paper into 12 strips, and dropped them into a Ziploc bag. It was Sunday morning and time to pick which church to attend. This time of the week two years earlier, there would have been no question. Ms.
14 days ago by martinkelley
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14 days ago by alexrudy
Charmane Pruitt attending service at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort Worth in January. Ms. Pruitt has not regularly attended a church since the fall of 2016.…
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14 days ago by kohlmannj
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15 days ago by brchastain