Home / Tag: black

Tag Archives: black

Inner city pastors seek solutions as murders spike

inner city pastors

Pastors in the inner city continue to pray against violence as the murder toll climbs in Kansas City. Two more people were shot and killed over the July 4 weekend as the ...

Read More »

Learning about race from other voices in Black America

What can we learn about race from other voices? Many generations ago the Jewish King Hezekiah was in the midst of a successful reign when he was threatened with invasion by King ...

Read More »

Black Lives Matter leader calls Jesus “the most famous black radical revolutionary”

black jesus

Part of the fallout from the current social unrest is an attempt by some to redefine the message of Jesus. Hawk Newsome, head of Black Lives Matter of New York, told Marth ...

Read More »

Former Princeton professor: Black Lives Matter using blacks to advance ‘cultural Marxist agenda’

Black lives matter marxist

Respected former African American Princeton Carol Swain, is denouncing the Black Lives Matter movement and the politicians who support the group. “It’s part of the cultural Marxist agenda against America, and many ...

Read More »

Pew Poll: 80% of Americans say media favors one political side

news media poll

A recent Pew poll found that almost sixty percent of Americans believe news organizations “don’t understand people like them” and eighty percent believe the media are biased. “Overall, 59 percent of Americans ...

Read More »

Friday’s ‘Pray on Troost’ event seeks racial unity and restoration

Troost Avenue traditionally has been the stark dividing line between black and white communities in Kansas City. Local leaders hope it can become a bridge that builds unity through the power of ...

Read More »

‘Nothing short of historic for black America’: black roundtable discusses Trump policies

black historic

As President Trump’s approval rating remains high among African Americans, he is not shy when it comes to reminding Americans what he has done for the black community. Neither are young black ...

Read More »

Editor of “Christianity Today” calls for churches to make slavery reparations            

reparations

The simmering debate over slavery reparations has moved from government to the church. The president and CEO of “Christianity Today” in an editorial is calling on churches to consider making “biblical restitution” ...

Read More »

“Violence is not the answer,” T.D. Jakes and Carl Lentz discuss racism

lentz jakes

Bishop T.D. Jakes joined Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong Church in New York City, for a powerful online discussion about the violent protests over the death of George Floyd. Lentz said ...

Read More »

Reopening is especially challenging for Missouri’s black churches

black churches

African Americans are the most religious ethnic group in the country, with nearly half attending religious services at least once a week. Black churches also have a disproportionately higher death rate from ...

Read More »

VIDEO: Biden claims “You ain’t black” if you support Trump

biden blacks

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden made an extraordinary claim to the black host of The Breakfast Club radio show. Biden, who has remained in seclusion in his Delaware basement for the last ...

Read More »

COVID-19 has greater impact on African American community

african americans

Traditionally African American churches may face greater challenges in helping members address the coronavirus threat. The virus is affecting the black community at a disproportionately higher rate than the general population across ...

Read More »

Poll: Evangelical support for President Trump remains high

ban, evangelicals, coronavirus

White evangelical Christians continue to be among the biggest supporters of President Trump, according to a poll conducted last week. Overall, approval ratings have returned to previous levels before the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Read More »

Black Gospel music needed within evangelical churches

White evangelical churches have a music problem, and I fear it’s getting worse. This year, the National Museum of Gospel Music is slated to open in Chicago. It will rise from the ...

Read More »

Strong economy ends 2019 with the labor market leading the way

2019 economy

There’s not a record that the economy has not broken in 2019. From low black unemployment to rising wages within the labor market, the economy is finishing the year in stronger shape ...

Read More »

Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg courts black vote in church

mayor

Pete Buttigieg has been coming on strong in the Democrat presidential primary race but has struggled to gain support among African Americans. Especially those that attend church. Black Americans have been slow ...

Read More »

President Trump’s remarks and audience comments at Young Black Leadership Summit

black leaders

Metro Voice is making available to readers President Trump’s remarks at the Young Black Leadership Summit. The summit was held in the White House on Friday, Oct. 4. Remarks below video. Remarks ...

Read More »

Prejudice against Blacks, Hispanics has actually dropped under Trump

prejudice

Of all the reasons critics offer for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the one suggested by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) is among the most ridiculous. Green argues that Trump’s alleged prejudice serves as ...

Read More »

Black unemployment hits historic low even with trade war

black unemployment

The unemployment rate among black Americans reached 5.5 percent in August—a historic low. That’s even down from 6 percent the month before and a substantial 0.4 percentage point below the previous record in May ...

Read More »

‘Black & Pro-Life in America’ author: Abortion worse than homicides

Black homicides are at epidemic levels in the United States but there’s another even bigger killer. According to the Violence Policy Center, a national nonprofit educational organization that conducts research on violence ...

Read More »

NBA icon Charles Barkley has advice for black Democrats

barkley

Charles Barkley, a former NBA star and now an NBA analyst on TNT, said after the Democratic presidential candidate debate on July 30 that political parties have been neglecting economic opportunities for ...

Read More »

University disinvites black Christian pro-life speaker over her belief in biblical marriage

A black Christian speaker was recently disinvited from an on-campus debate due to her biblical beliefs about sexuality and marriage. It’s just the latest example of American universities blocking Christian views from ...

Read More »

Black Christians lead Americans in Bible use

black

African-Americans have higher levels of Bible use and engagement and are more concerned about the decline in morality than the general U.S. population, a recent study has found. The latest State of the ...

Read More »

Black support of president surges to 40 percent

percent

Some 40 percent of black likely voters approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing, according to the daily Rasmussen poll released on Oct. 29. The number marks a record high, the ...

Read More »

Rapper Kanye West meets with Trump, condemns ‘welfare mentality,’ says he was ‘programmed’

Rap megastar Kanye West doesn’t always have the most clear and concise political message, but one of the biggest takeaways from his recent political comments is that he is tired of liberals telling ...

Read More »
X
X