Black History Month – here's how churches, civil society uplift the community

Black History Month – here's how churches, civil society uplift the community

Feb 22, 2021 Patrice Lee Onwuka

On FOXNews Opinion Patrice Lee Onwuka writes:

Uplifting Black Americans to achieve equality has been a long, hard-fought struggle. This fight is marked by momentous wins, such as the full enjoyment of constitutional rights and Blacks ascending to the helm of every facet of society.  

However, despite so much progress, challenges of poverty, lack of education, crime, health disparities, and high mortality rates persist.  

From the end of slavery to today, the question America has grappled with is, "How do we overcome these challenges?" Instead of looking to Washington for solutions, perhaps we should consider how to amplify the long-standing efforts already underway in our communities.  

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