Pew Survey: Most Black Americans Cite Black Churches in Move Toward Equality

Pew Research Center

Black churches have historically taken on numerous civic roles in Black communities, stretching back as far as the antebellum period. And many, though not a majority, were involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In fact, most Black Americans say that predominantly Black churches have helped Black people move toward equality in the U.S., though they give more credit to civil rights organizations. Read Pew report

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