Tag: racism

Baptist president denounces ‘hijacked’ BLM group, but says it honours Jesus to say ‘Black Lives Matter’

J D Greear, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention in the US on Tuesday, implored Southern Baptist members to accept and promote that “black lives matter” as a Gospel issue but criticised the Black Lives Matter organisation in his 2020 presidential address to church members. Speaking from his office […]

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 […]