Ever since President Obama expressed public support for same-sex couples right to marry, many have suggested black churches and clergy wouldn’t support the president. Rev. Otis Moss II and Rev. Charles Jenkins express why black churches must support Obama.
Here’s a little excerpt:
As African-American clergy deeply committed to the welfare of our communities and the future of our country, we are writing to offer our strong and enthusiastic endorsement of President Barack Obama. In the face of laws designed to limit democracy, and voices seeking to depress the participation of our community rather than to empower it, we will not be silent. Too much blood was shed for us to remain on the sidelines. We must stand up once more, and we must keep marching on this November. We must reelect this President.
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