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A black pastor's controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral laid bare before the world what black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship.

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The Rev. Michael Sullivan of Greenville, S.C., surely has a newfound appreciation for the old […]

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B. Slade, formerly known as gospel singer Tonéx, caused a firestorm after releasing a song slamming the black church for shaming him because he's gay.

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People Catch The Holy Ghost Once the congregation begins to stand to their feet and […]

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MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that damaged a predominantly black church in middle Georgia has been ruled arson...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The African Methodist Episcopal Church is condemning a false online report that the denomination withdrew support for President Barack Obama over his support for same-sex marriage...

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