Tag Archives: African American history

April 4, 50 Years Out

by Kristin Kobes Du Mez. Fifty years. Fifty years since the shot rang out. Since Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Over the years there has been a lot of reflection on … Continue reading

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Chattel and Prophets: African Americans in Presbyterian Church History

by Eric M. Washington A careful reading of African-American church history reveals that African Americans have a long history in Presbyterianism. Despite the small numbers of African-American Presbyterians relative to the overall numbers of African-American Christians, they must be considered … Continue reading

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Why Your Denomination is Segregated (Podcast)

Podcast on Christianity Today. Whites and blacks worshiped together in colonial America? What happened? Eric Washington joined Christianity Today assistant editor Morgan Lee and editor-in-chief Mark Galli on the podcast “Quick to Listen” to discuss the Great Awakening’s impact on African … Continue reading

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