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The NC NAACP Will Make History by Establishing Its Largest Contingency of LGBTQ People and Allies for HKonJ’s February 8, 2020 People’s March and Rally 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2020 Contact: Jamila Reddy, jamila@fcsj.org The NC NAACP Will Make History by Establishing Its Largest Contingency of LGBTQ People and Allies for HKonJ’s February 8, 2020...


Interview with J Mai on Reclaiming Identities, Shifting Theology, and Liberation within the Black Church

J Mai is the first Black trans, non-binary person to be licensed as a Baptist minister in North Carolina. As part of the Freedom Center for Social Justice’s or Faith-Organizing efforts —...


The Freedom Center for Social Justice Honors the LGBTQ+ Lives Lost in the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Today we honor the lives lost in the 2016 shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We also want to take this day as an opportunity to publicly acknowledge...


Celebrating Pride and 50 Years Since Stonewall

We are spending June celebrating Pride! Now is a time to celebrate the broad diversity of experiences of LGBTQIA people and the 50-year commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising. Did you know that...


MEDIA MENTION: “The state NAACP is led by a former Greensboro pastor — who’s out front on social justice” | Greensboro News and Record

The Freedom Center for Social Justice’s Founder and Executive Director, Bishop Tonyia M. Rawls, was interviewed for an article published today in the Greensboro News and Record. The piece features...


Announcing John Boopalan and Keri L. Day as the Featured Speakers for Liberating Theologies 

We are thrilled to announce John Boopalan and Keri Day as the featured speakers for our 2019 Spring Liberating Theologies Speaker Series. Spring 2019 Liberating Theologies – Keynote Speakers...


The Freedom Center for Social Justice Creates Change in Detroit

Last week, our staff attended the Creating Change Conference in Detroit, MI, hosted by the National LGBTQ Task Force. We reconnected with our closest partners and collaborators and made new connections...


Welcome to our New Site

Our new website reflects the direction we are going towards making more significant cultural shifts in the South.