There is still a place for the relevant black church, and, while it may not be as easy as it were in prior generations to retain the participation of black millennials, it is indeed possible to enlist the partnership of Black millennials.
Kelly Brown Douglas - How did it happen? How has a man whose campaign was filled with racist, xenophobic and misogynistic vitriol and who mounted a racialized “birtherism” campaign against the nation’s first African America President, as well as promised “Law and Order”/Wall Building protectionist policies—how has this man been elected President in a country that proclaims “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” for all?
VISION 100: Howard University School of Divinity Convocation -The Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock of the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, was the keynote speaker. Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, HUSD Professor of Applied Theology, delivered the faculty response.
You are trying to find a new north for your moral compass. A way forward.
I am not. I stand before you unafraid, unsurprised and unbowed. Not because I’m made of better stuff than you. But because I know white America.