To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church

July 20, 2017


In an article published by AFRO, Dr. Marjorie Innocent reminds us that black churches are so much more than a place of worship. They are a vital ally in the fight for social justice issues, including the HIV epidemic. She asks faith leaders across the nation to preach from the pulpit about HIV as a

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Your Community Needs You: Commit to Preach for Day of Unity

July 12, 2017


Your Community Needs You: Commit to Preach for Day of Unity By Pastor William Francis   Let’s face it… It was James Baldwin that said, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” As faith and community leaders, we are faced with so many compelling issues.

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Reverend Dr. Charley Hames, Jr.

May 10, 2017


Senior Pastor, Beebe Memorial Cathedral Oakland, CA “I serve as an Ambassador for the Black Church and HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative and support the NAACP in ending the HIV epidemic in Black America because our people matter. It is important that we educate to liberate our people about HIV-AIDS. A people who have

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Our Ministry, the Manual, and a Mindset

April 5, 2017


I have served as an Ambassador with The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative for the last six years and I am proud to be a co-contributor to the newly released Pastoral Brief and Activity Manual. I think for many, the Activity Manual, the subject of HIV, and balancing the Gospel and

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