In the latest example of persistent and ingrained racism in America, police are searching for two White men spotted on video placing Confederate flags at…
Four Confederate flags were discovered at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site Visitor Center this morning. The flags were apparently placed there overnight. According to the AJC, a maintenance man saw the flags around 6 a.m. and alerted a U.S. Park Ranger, who called Atlanta police. Homeland Security was […]
Days after the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis, Rev. Raphael Warnock of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church gave an impassioned sermon Sunday morning to bring attention to what he calls an injustice. Channel 2 Action News reports that Warnock said Davis’ execution “was a moral and spiritual disaster unfolding before our very eyes.” As […]
Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church — a spiritual pillar of the Civil Rights Movement — marked its 125 birthday with a special ceremony on Sunday, reports Fox 5 Atlanta. It is the church which raised Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Founded in 1886, the Auburn Avenue area church has long been an important place of […]
On January 19, 2008 President Barack Obama had the privilege to speak at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, where the late great Dr. King started his ministry. See that inspiring speech in full here.