by John W. Fountain onOctober 25, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times columnist John Fountain excerpts a letter from an anonymous pastor he received in response to a critical essay he wrote about the black church.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJuly 28, 2011
In today's link roundup: The topics that make African-American evangelicals go mute. Plus: Aid trickles in to Somalia.
by Joshua R. Weaver onJune 3, 2011
This new documentary celebrates the illustrious history of gospel music.
by A. Scott Walton onMay 13, 2011
Perhaps the mega-church pastor will have his day in court after all.
by Denise Stewart onApril 22, 2011
Before you show up to church in your Saturday-night clothes or whip out your phone to play Angry Birds during the sermon, heed our latest advice.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 4, 2011
Will the president's new gay-marriage position decrease his support from black churchgoers?
by The Buzz onDecember 11, 2010
The new organization finds the plan "utterly shameful."
by Lawrence C. Ross Jr. onSeptember 28, 2010
Vox Africanus asks: Should anyone, even a man of God, be put on a pedestal?
April 17, 2010
Princeton religion professor draws sharp criticism for his diagnosis of the institution's health.
February 22, 2010
Tired of the same old Black History Month stories about George Washington Carver's uses for the peanut and Madam C.J. Walker's hot comb? This year, The Root asked its readers and staff members to submit photos of their own black history, from sit-ins to first communions to 90th birthday celebrations.
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