Prominent Black Leader Resigns Over Homosexual Marriage
Since President Obama announced his support for gay marriages, it has caused a division in the black community, especially in the NAACP. Recently a prominent leader of the Iowa/Nebraska branch of the NAACP has resigned from his position as the branch president due to the organizations decision to back President Obama on same-sex marriage. The Rev. Keith Ratliff Sr. of the Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines made a statement today saying he was stepping down from the position. In his statement, he also says “I want to thank the NAACP for the privilege to humbly serve in such an organization and thank all those I had the privilege to work with in the states of Iowa, Nebraska and throughout the country.” So today on Rob Redding News Review, Rob continues to address the division in the black race due over the issue of same-sex marriage. Will it ever come to an end? To hear the answer, go to www.reddingnewsreview.com to listen to today’s show.