Salvation and Social Justice seeks to liberate public policy theologically by modeling the hope and resiliency of Black faith; where historically marginalized people move from lament to liberation by envisioning and creating their own community led solutions to a structurally racist society.
BY THE NUMBERS
Black Americans who attend Black Protestant churches are more likely than others to say they have heard sermons on politics and race.
Opposing racism is an essential religious issue for most Black believers. Among Protestants,
According to the survey,
Three-quarters of Black adults say predominantly Black churches have done either “a great deal”
of those surveyed say opposing racism is essential to being Christian.
of Black churchgoers who attend Black Protestant churches heard sermons that address topics such as race relations and racial inequality in the prior 12 months, and a similar share say they heard sermons on voting, protesting or other forms of political engagement
to help Black people move toward equality in the United States.