The North Carolina Black Alliance launched its statewide GOTV Tour with a stop in Greene County for a nonpartisan candidates forum moderated by Rev. Marcus L. Fairley.
Moving from Certainty to Curiosity
In this faith engagement article, Dr. Telika McKoy explores how moving from certainty to curiosity allows us to better strategize on issues that impact our communities.
HerStory: Septima Poinsette Clark: Black Communities and Education Equity
Septima Poinsette Clark was a Black woman educator of faith who withstood challenges like losing her job to continue the work of educating Black communities, even in voter registration and citizenship.
In 2022, there are harms wrought by misogyny, transphobia, classism, racism, and other ills that have caused us to lose our grip on hope. When hope seems dead or on life support, it can be helpful to turn the voices of those who have gone before us
The Dawn of the Black Church
We realize that tragedies have become commonplace and that we will all perish unless a change comes. The Black Church is at a critical time in history where it must tread the path of justice and righteousness to better support the communities it serves.
Black Faith Leader Still Needed for Change in Our Communities
Black faith leaders and Black faith spaces are often our community’s first point of contact amid economic injustice, social injustice, and national crises.
HerStory: Building Beloved Community
Although Coretta Scott King didn’t coin the term “beloved community,” in 2022, faith-based communities may certainly do well to continue using the ideology as a foundation for recovering from the global pandemic that disproportionately affects Black and Brown communities in the United States.
Get Involved – September 2021
The North Carolina Black Alliance’s Faith Engagement Team is constantly creating opportunities for Faith leaders to engage in our effort to build black political power in North Carolina. Check out our September updates.
Racism and Injustice the Death of an Unjust Society
Many aspects of society pale in comparison to the Word of God, which fails to measure up to Godly standards of thinking and character. Social contract theory is a philosophical theory from the 16th through 18th centuries. From conception to reality, this country was bathed in racism and shaped by inequality.
HerStory: Believe I’ll Testify
Public testimonies, by Black women political figures, have historical significance from suffrage movements to civil rights movements and constitutional law decisions. We can be inspired by the historic orations of phenomenal Black women in political realms.