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Protesters rally on Sept. 2 in front of Gov. Jerry's Office at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

Protesters Occupy State Capitol to Demand End of Racial Profiling

Nearly 800 faith leaders, victims of police misconduct, family members of people killed by law enforcement, and other community members staged a sit-in outside of Governor Brown’s office Wednesday, Sept. 2nd following a march and [...]
Pastor Eric Butler

Shiloh’s 50th Jubilee Anniversary

  Shiloh Church will celebrate its 50th year Jubilee Anniversary with events on Sept. 4-6 at 3295 School St. in Oakland.   Shiloh will also commemorate 50 years of its outreach ministries around the world. [...]
Pastor Chauncey and First Lady Donna Mathews. Photo courtesy of Corinthian Baptist Church.

Corinthian Baptist Church Continues Founder’s Legacy, Celebrates 50 Years

A full house of churchgoers, community and faith leaders recently celebrated the bicentennial of Corinthian Baptist Church in Oakland with an anniversary event that honored the past and the present.
Dr. Timothy Hawkins

Pastor Timothy Hawkins Receives Doctoral Degree

Rev. Dr. Timothy Hawkins, pastor of Bible Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, recently celebrated a key academic achievement, earning his Doctor of Ministry degree on June 7 from Faith Evangelical College & Seminary in Tacoma, Washington.
Dr. Violet Kiteley

Kiteley’s 50 Year Ministry at Shiloh Church

  Shiloh Church, located at 3295 School St. in Oakland, will be celebrating 50 years of ministry in the Bay Area with a series of events Sept. 4-6.
Rev. Ben McBride, Andrea Marta, Rev. Michael McBride, Mollie Costello and Devonte Jackson discuss their community organizing at The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley.

Churches Respond to Terror with “Week of Righteous Resistance”

Sunday marked the beginning of a weeklong faith-based campaign to spread a message of resistance against bigotry and acts of systemic violence. Hundreds of churches, mosques and temples across the country are participating in the [...]
At least eight churches have been set on fire in southern states in the week after the killing of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Government Response to Church Burnings Must Have “Real Teeth,” Say Clergy

The discussion of entrenched racism in America is intensifying in the wake of the recent killing of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina by a young white supremacist, followed by fires [...]