Posts Tagged ‘Victory’

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Congregants at Predominantly Black Churches Celebrate Obama’s Victory

November 12, 2008

Congregants at predominantly black churches blew horns, waved American flags and raised their hands from Raleigh to Los Angeles to the Atlanta church where the dream was born on the Sunday after Barack Obama was elected president.

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Trinity United Church of Christ Celebrates Obama’s Victory

November 11, 2008

trinity-ch-people.jpgAt Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago’s South Side, where President-elect Barack Obama embraced Christianity, the pastor and congregation rejoiced Sunday and shouted, “Yes, we did!”

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Churches Across America Reflect on Obama Election Victory ‘God Has Vindicated the Black Folk’

November 10, 2008

shirley-caesar-williams.jpgJubilation, pride and relief permeated pews and pulpits at predominantly black churches across the country on the first Sunday after Barack Obama‘s election, with congregrants blowing horns, waving American flags and raising their hands to the heavens.

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Obama Victory Shows Deep Racial Divide in Church

November 7, 2008

obama-cross55.jpgThe barrier-crossing election of Barack Obama did little to bridge the deep racial divide in American churches. In fact, some clergy say it has only served to underscore their differences.

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Kenyans Praying for an Obama Victory

November 4, 2008

kenyans-obama-pray.jpgKenyans are praying for Barack Obama to become the first black American
president, and people across the continent plan all-night parties to
watch the U.S. election results come in.

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