By Kevin “Coach” Collins
“Our only weapons in this fight are the weapons of Rev. King: truth and love and courage,” Rev. Williams Owens. A man who says this will never back down.
This stance by Rev. Owens, the, president of the Coalition for African-American Pastors, (CAAP) the most powerful coalition sums up the problem Barack Obama has with his African American base.
By any measure Rev. Owens, who has called Barack Obama “Judas” is preaching to his choir.
By their own description African Americans (79%) are very much more religious than the rest of America (56%). Fifty three percent say they attend church at least once a week and 76% report praying daily. Fifty nine percent are members of the Churches represented in Rev. Owens’ Black pastors association. Almost 9 in 10 (88%) of Black Americans arte “absolutely certain God exists” and 55% believe the bible is the literal word of God.
In … Continue Reading:Rev. William Owens is Barack Obama’s worst nightmare
By Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
The mainstream media has not reported this and they won’t report it because it hurts Barack Obama. He is ignoring requests from Black ministers and the African American media for a meeting over the issue of Gay marriage. He obviously plans to continue ignoring them until they get the message: “Go away and start working for my reelection!”
In May when Barack Obama “evolved” his position on Gay “marriage” and decided he needed Gay money more than he needed Black votes he lit a fuse that is burning closer to an electoral powder keg. Upon first hearing of his “change of heart” there was an immediate attitude of disbelief among African Americans. “Brother Barack must have his reasons” they said to each other, trying to make sense of the deep sense of betrayal they felt. In their search for answers Blacks turned to their ministers. “Surely he will speak with Pastor … Continue Reading:What the media isn’t telling us: Obama ducking Black ministers/media to avoid Gay marriage question