The Program of Black Church Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. educates men and women on the “origins, development, and contemporary diversity of the black church tradition.” The program includes the exploration of other religious traditions. Contact Dr. Andrea C. White.
The Program for Strong African American Marriages is a five-year intervention study based at the University of Georgia. Prayer is listed as one component of the program, with participants encouraged to pray for their spouses.
The Reentry National Media Outreach Campaign connects reporters with re-entry programs and is particularly interested in helping shine a spotlight on faith-based prisoner release efforts around the country. The campaign is run by Outreach Extensions and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Contact Sally Turner, re-entry project director.
African American Studies and Research Center at Purdue University focuses on African Americans and their connections to the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Center for Black Women in Church and Society at the Interdenominational Theological Center seeks to enhance the participation and relationship with African American women in church and society.
Center for the Study of African-American Politics at Oxford provides resources on African American society and culture throughout history. Contact through the website.
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester works to promote the development of African and African-American studies in undergraduate and graduate education and through research at the University of Rochester.
Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana works to prepare lay men and women for more meaningful and effective ministry within the Black community and to inspire leadership among individuals of all ages.
The Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University studies historical and contemporary formations in black culture, politics, and society.