June Quarter 2020 Issue — On UrbanFaith.com


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God Is Love This is my commandment. That ye love one another, as I have loved you. John 15:12 And now abideth faith, hope, charity these three; but the greatest of these is charity. 1 Corinthians...

Urban Faith #YourVoteMatters Guide

The presidential election season is heating up! Black and brown people need to be #woke and on point — voter suppression is real. We’ll keep updating this page with new information as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer.

Mind, Body, and Spirit


The Simple and Hard Facts About Being a Healthy Black Person

Being healthy is pretty simple, but most people in the United States find it pretty hard. And for an African American, it’s over-the-top hard. Not only is the struggle of getting healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle embedded in the culture, but there are sometimes actual physical and financial obstacles to overall health.

Relationships


How’s Your Relationship with Yourself?

There are seven basic areas wherein all human challenges lie. One of these is our relationship with self. We form many of our opinions of ourselves based on what others around us say to us and about us, or how we interpret what they say and do.

Loving Bravely

Commentary: Loving bravely is risking great personal cost to do good for someone, even when you know that others may ridicule you for doing so. That’s the kind of love I want to give this Valentine’s Day.

8 Ways to Pull Yourself Up When You’re Going through Hell

We don’t mean to lie, but when someone asks us how we’re doing, it is much easier to say that we are “fine” or “blessed” than to tell the whole truth. We are not always fine. Pull yourself up with one of these eight suggestions.

Social Justice


The Final Cut

Baltimore barber Antoine Dow helps bring dignity to young black men whose lives were cut short by gun violence.

Saving Rodney Reed

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has joined the fast-growing calls from Texas lawmakers and A-list celebrities to take a closer look at the death sentence of Rodney Reed.

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Mary Lou’s Sacred Jazz

Commentary: Mary Lou Williams inspired Duke Ellington and a generation of future jazz legends. But it’s her sacred jazz, and journey of faith, that captivated my spirit. 

Let America be America again

An uncompromising voice for social justice, Langston Hughes is heralded as one of America’s greatest poets. It wasn’t always this way.