Day: August 3, 2015

Benjamin C. Evans III on reconciling his identity as a black man, a gay man, and a minister

Benjamin C. Evans III on reconciling his identity as a black man, a gay man, and a minister

Benjamin C. Evans III writes that he had tried for years to convince himself and others that he was straight before he realized that there was nothing wrong with who he was. Writing on the Root, Evans piece on his identity is the third piece in a series titled #BlackMenLove, focusing on the who, what, and how deeply black men love.

Unique former southern baptist church profiled in Charlotte Magazine

Unique former southern baptist church profiled in Charlotte Magazine

Update: The word “former” was added to the headline, and “Southern” has been removed from the closing paragraph because they confused some readers. -DS Park Road Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, has been featured in a local profile because of their inclusive and tolerant environment and service to their neighbors. The church is led by […]

Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King’s church in Atlanta

Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King’s church in Atlanta

USA Today reports that police are looking for the suspects, two white men who were caught on surveillance camera placing Confederate flags on the grounds at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, next to a #BlackLivesMatter poster last week. From the article: Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, said leaving the flags near the […]