USC Dornsife College Of Letters Arts and Sciences

University of Southern California

The Black Church Next


1.    Charles E. Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya. 1990. The Black Church in the African American Experience. Durham, NC [u.a.]: Duke University Press.

2.    “U.S. Religious Landscape Survey,” Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, 2007.

3.    Josh Sides, L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004).

4.    Bob Lucas, “Hundreds in Killing Protest; South L.A. Violence Renewed: Funeral–Memorial To Slain Deadwyler.” Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005),  May 19, 1966, (accessed May 9, 2011).

5.    Myers, Dowell. “Demographic and Housing Transitions in South Central Los Angeles, 1990-2000,” Population Dynamics Research Group, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, April 22, 2002.

6.    Johnson, James H. and Curtis C. Roseman. “Increasing Black Outmigration from Los Angeles: The Role of Household Dynamics and Kinship System,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers Vol. 80, No. 2 (Jun., 1990), pp. 205-222.

7.    “Black L.A. enclave faces uncertainty,” The Oakland Tribune, April, 29 2007.

8.     Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies,, (Data bank accessed March 20, 2011).

9.    “Churches Find End Is Nigh: The Number of Religious Facilities Unable to Pay Their Mortgage Is Surging,” Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2011.

10.    Richard Clough, “Church Lender Prays for Fuller Plates: L.A. savings and loan hurt as congregations’ donations dip,” Los Angeles Business Journal, September 27, 2010.

11.    “Lifting as We Climb: Women of Color, Wealth and America’s Future,” (Insight: Center for Community Economic Development), 2010.

12.     Fletcher, Michael A. and Jon Cohen, “Economy poll: African Americans, Hispanics were hit hardest but are most optimistic,” Washington Post, February 20, 2011.