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West African religions are on the rise in Maryland as practitioners connect with roots | The Washington Post

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Jonathan M. Pitts, The Washington Post Iyanifa Oyadele Ogunsina, known as Olori, tosses shells in a divination ceremony on the banks of the Scotts Level Branch in Pikes­ville, Md. She is a practitioner of Ifa, an ancient West African faith. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun), Featured Image County — They gathered in a clearing by a stream in Baltimore County one chilly […]
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The Jonestown We Don’t Know | The New York Review Of Books

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FacebookTwitterMailGaiutra Bahadur , The New York Review Of Books Matthew Naythons/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images. The Evans family, who survived the Jonestown massacre by walking out of the camp on the morning of November 18, saying they were going on a family picnic, United States, November 30, 1978. Featured Image past November marked forty years since Jonestown, shorthand for the collective […]
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West Baden ‘Colored Church’ Taken Off Endangered List | Indiana Public Media A historic all-black church in West Baden is being taken off a list of endangered landmarks after the West Baden Springs Town Council voted to sell the white-frame building to an association of 18 church congregations.">West Baden ‘Colored Church’ Taken Off Endangered List | Indiana Public Media A historic all-black church in West Baden is being taken off a list of endangered landmarks after the West Baden Springs Town Council voted to sell the white-frame building to an association of 18 church congregations.

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A historic all-black church in West Baden is being taken off a list of endangered landmarks after the West Baden Springs Town Council voted to sell the white-frame building to an association of 18 church congregations.
West Baden ‘Colored Church’ Taken Off Endangered List | Indiana Public Media A historic all-black church in West Baden is being taken off a list of endangered landmarks after the West Baden Springs Town Council voted to sell the white-frame building to an association of 18 church congregations." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity | Christianity Today The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.">Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity | Christianity Today The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.

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The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.
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There Are More Black Catholics in the U.S. Than Members of the A.M.E. Church | The Atlantic How black Americans defy religious stereotypes—and navigate race relations in historically white, European spaces.">There Are More Black Catholics in the U.S. Than Members of the A.M.E. Church | The Atlantic How black Americans defy religious stereotypes—and navigate race relations in historically white, European spaces.

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How black Americans defy religious stereotypes—and navigate race relations in historically white, European spaces.
There Are More Black Catholics in the U.S. Than Members of the A.M.E. Church | The Atlantic How black Americans defy religious stereotypes—and navigate race relations in historically white, European spaces." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Will Churches Ever Be Allowed to Run Charter Schools? | The Atlantic Some legal scholars say Trinity Lutheran v. Comer could forge a path toward more charter schools overseen by religious groups.">Will Churches Ever Be Allowed to Run Charter Schools? | The Atlantic Some legal scholars say Trinity Lutheran v. Comer could forge a path toward more charter schools overseen by religious groups.

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Some legal scholars say Trinity Lutheran v. Comer could forge a path toward more charter schools overseen by religious groups.
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William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role – The Root When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.">William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role – The Root When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.

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When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.
William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role – The Root When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Procession of the Black Nazarene – The Atlantic

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Alan Taylor | The Atlantic On January 9, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila, Philippines, took part in a barefoot procession lasting 22 hours, carrying a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ through the streets as worshipers climbed over each other to kiss, touch, or rub bits of cloth on the statue. The Black Nazarene is an ebony statue […]
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