When Rev. Raphael Warnock joined the U.S. Senate, he assumed a seat previously held by Joseph Emerson Brown, an infamous White Southern Baptist politician who enslaved Black people. But to get to that position, Warnock had to overcome criticisms from a new generation of Southern
On the first Sunday after he became a U.S. Senator, the Rev. Raphael Warnock described his election and the changing scene at the U.S. Capitol — from insurrection to inauguration — as forms of divine messaging.
Raphael Warnock’s election to the United States Senate has been hailed as historic for several reasons — being the first Black senator from Georgia at the top of the list — but he also will become one of the few clergy members serving in Congress.
Rev. Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two runoff elections for U.S. Senate and might be sworn in later this week. He can reflect on these other African American ministers who kept up a busy church life while serving in Congress.
A scholar of African American religion and Christian theology says one cannot appreciate the importance of MLK Day without understanding the tradition that formed one of America’s most influential civil rights leaders.
One day ahead of the federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Georgia Sen.-elect the Rev. Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit of the civil rights icon's spiritual home to preach a message of equity, integrity, possibility and inclusivity.
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In his first sermon since being declared a winner in Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoff election, the Rev. Raphael Warnock on Sunday addressed last week’s deadly Capitol Hill riot that all but overshadowed his historic victory.
Ebenezer Baptist Church. A rich history since its founding in 1886 by formerly-enslaved persons. The final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr. The location of his funeral, as well as that of others like Rep. John Lewis. And now the church of a U.S.