August 31, 2017
The Black Church and the Democratic Party: Unholy Alliance or Doublethink?
Something interesting happened to me the other day. The doorbell rang, and I thought it was a delivery I was expecting, but who was there but two elegant black ladies standing at my front door? I knew right away why they were there, as I could see they were both holding Bibles. And I occasionally see black Americans walking up and down my street going door to door. I live in a Cleveland neighborhood that's about evenly split between whites and blacks (I being part of the 50% who are white). At first, it sounded a little like a self-help pitch about how to deal with living in an overworked and over-stressed world. But then one of the two women read a short passage from one of the letters to the Corinthians, although I don't recall which one, putting into biblical terms what they had just explained to me. They didn't take much of my time and handed me a pamphlet to read, thanked me, and said they...(Read Full Article)