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NBC there for A.C.T. to End Racism rally

 It was a blustery day in our nation's capitol, but that didn't deter the thousands who joined together in a silent prayer walk to give witness of their commitment to continue the work of racial justice begun by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been 50...

Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr.

Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr. In 1969, the first day of school desegregation reached my little eastern town in North Carolina. I was beginning my seventh grade in junior high school. While riding on the school bus that morning, I saw a burnt wooden cross in...

“We Won’t Stop Fighting”

Dear Sisters and Brothers, This last weekend, the entire country saw the face of hate in Charlottesville, Virginia. 3 lives were lost and dozens more were injured. A white supremacist and domestic terrorist running down protestors with his car has forced the nation to...

Duke Leadership Announcement

New Baptist Covenant has been selected to receive a Leadership Development Grant from Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. These grants of up to $50,000 help Christian institutions nurture the leadership of staff and partners in ministry in a yearlong project....

Becoming More Aware

Rev. Katie Murray I became a mom on July 7th of this past year, three hours before Micah Xavier Johnson would open fire at the end of an otherwise peaceful protest against the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. That evening, while five police...

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