It didn’t surprise me when the late C. Delores Tucker and a bevy of Christian leaders mounted a campaign against gangster rap in the mid 1990’s. Gangster rap was ascending on the music charts just as the genre’s sexually explicit and violent lyrics were deteriorating hip-hop culture.
Not much has changed in the black church since the 1990’s.
The latest evangelist to pick up the torch and pitchfork is Reverend Ron Allen of the International Faith Based Coalition in California. He and his ministerial posse have embarked on a campaign to oppose a California initiative which would tax and regulate marijuana. They are also demonizing NAACP [More]