Tag: Black lives matter

As ‘voice of oppressed’, Church should be preaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ loudest – Mmusi Maimane

Originally published in Daily Maverick. The tragic killing of George Floyd by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin a fortnight ago has sparked anti-racism protests across the world, shining a floodlight on the continued systemic racism and police brutality that African-Americans disproportionally face. Organised under the “Black Lives Matter” banner, the […]

God’s ‘sweet, tender mercy’ strengthens Dallas police chief after shootings

Originally published in The Gospel Herald After five police officers were gunned down during a ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest on Thursday, Dallas police chief David Brown shared how his Christian faith and God’s “sweet, tender mercy” has given him strength despite being faced with a “beyond challenging” situation. “I’m running […]