Earlier this month, Christ representer, teacher and music artist Jonathan McReynolds lent his talents toHuffington Post for an op-ed titled “African-American Christian Voters…Our Dilemma,” where he addressed the complexity of the upcoming presidential election (Dem. Hillary Clinton vs. Rep. Donald Trump) from a Christian point-of-view.
“One party is allergic to my faith and the other is allergic to my complexion. But they’re both itching to get my vote,” he said.
From the looks of social media, it seems some are voting for Clinton by default or not voting at all due to what a lot of people are calling a “joke” of an election (don’t shoot the messenger, just search: #HillaryClinton or #DonaldTrump). McReynolds noted that “the Black, American Christian is part of the minority and the majority.” That is, freedom of religion attached to a history of oppression. So, where do those two extremes leave the voter?
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