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Black Activism, Unchurchedposted on March 22, 2016
Emma Green of The Atlantic reports on the implications for the black church as a new generation of black civil rights leaders organize outside it. Although many Black Lives Matter activists have not rejected Christianity, their desire to organize outside the church reflects their intent to not just change the system, but to replace it. “I’m thankful that people aren’t waiting around for churches to come into the foreground,” said Pastor Heber Brown III of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore.