Throughout history, inspired Christian leadership has been a central factor in sustaining Black communities. In service for the common good, Black churches have been at the heart of the quest for equality, justice, and the establishment of social structures that provide equal access and opportunity.
"Today, a child’s ZIP code, the color of his skin, the language he speaks at home, and the income of his family all weigh too heavily in the determination of that child’s future."
- John B. King, President, Education Trust
A 2013 survey on Black Churches and Scholarships conducted by the group Black Economics (www.blackeconomics.org), reveals that there are many opportunities to expand support for student scholarships within our churches: