The Black Church

The Black Church Bridges the Divide Through Music

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1997, Kirk Franklin introduced gospel music to the Billboard charts with his song “Stomp.” However, some traditional church leaders accused him of bringing “devil music” into the Church.

Aired: 02/18/21

Rating: NR

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THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films and WETA Washington, DC. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Dyllan McGee …

The Black Church PBS Panel Discussion

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The Black Church PBS Panel Discussion

Watch a virtual panel discussion with Sylvia Bugg (PBS Chief Programming Executive), Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce (Professor and Dean of Howard University Divinity School), and Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III (Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ).

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