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Black adults in the U.S. South more likely than those in other regions to attend a Black congregation

BY JEFF DIAMANT AND BESHEER MOHAMED Worship habits among Black Christians in the South, where African American churches date back to the 1770s, have long differed from practices of Black Americans in other parts of the United States. Contrasting styles of worship were a source of tension after the Civil War and during mass migrations of Southern Black people to Northern cities, when Read More…

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Activism in Gainesville, Fla.

In Gainesville, over 1,000 community members came together to march through the city last summer. Many of them were students at the University of Florida, carrying on Gainesville’s significant legacy of student activism, dating back to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and ‘60s. Since the Civil Rights Movement, groups of UF students and Read More…

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Millennials Aren’t Skipping Church, Black Churches are Skipping Millenials

While we may not be going to church in the traditional sense, we are gathering together in unique spaces, both in person and online. -Meagan Jordan  TWEET THIS Washington Post columnist, Christine Emba, published a piece on Oct. 27, titled Why millenials are skipping church and not going back. Emba declared millennials were interested in gaming, ambitiously Read More…