October 6, 2016


faithinthecity.org – After four weeks of intense community outreach and thanks to the tireless effort of dozens of volunteers, as well as 41 churches across the city, United Workers, as part of the Housing for All Coalition, delivered almost 18,500 petitions to the Baltimore City Board of Elections yesterday. To get the creation of an affordable housing…

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December 20, 2015

Rev. Heber Brown on Porter Trial

He did think that police may have overreacted in their preparations for Wednesday. “A lot of helicopter fuel was wasted (Wednesday) night in Baltimore,” Brown said.

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November 12, 2015

Who Has The Right to Be Violent?

Before we get down to sorting out how to reduce violence, I am suggesting that we must tackle a far more difficult question: Who, exactly, has the right to be violent?

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August 8, 2015

How The Black Lives Matter Movement Changed The Church

We have seen a strong collaborative effort amongst grassroots and faith-based organizations. From summer camps and freedom schools to urban farming and the opening of recreation centers, many have stepped up to make a change in [the] lives of our youth and community. But the systemic and structural violence still remains — high unemployment, failing schools, vacant and abandoned homes and high rates of poverty still exist.

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July 27, 2015

Black Churches In Baltimore and #blacklivesmatter

Churches in the black community historically have been a vital institution — a central force of social change. From Martin Luther King Jr. , to the Reverends Fred Shuttlesworth, Richard Boone and Pauli Murray – myriad church leaders helped birth the modern civil rights movements.

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May 2, 2015

A pastor’s reflections from the streets after Baltimore officers charged​

Pleasant Hope Baptist Church Pastor Heber Brown shared his thoughts after Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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April 29, 2015

Baltimore Riots Lead To A New Kind Of Activist Movement

After Baltimore riots, community groups and churches immediately come together to form coalition for change

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April 2, 2015

Imaginary Lines – The Baltimore Uprising and Black Lives Matter

On April 19, Baltimore police killed an unarmed black man named Freddie Gray. His death kicked off weeks of protests and the latest round of the larger Black Lives Matter movement that has exploded across the United States against racism and police brutality. Today our host Michael Fox speakers with Reverend Heber Brown III, the…

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