Photo from Alfred Street Baptist Church
The Huffington Post explores an interesting phenomenon revealed in the statistics of declining church attendance; traditionally African-American congregations have held steady, even among millennials, a group whose lack of attendance at other churches is a significant factor measuring decline.
The Huffington Post suggests that the churches fulfill important social roles in their communities.
From the article:
There are numerous reasons why some black churches retain their members, but, most prominently, the church has played a historic role in black life that has […]