Rev. Eddie Anderson

Southland and Nation React to Tyre Nichols’ Video

Officials across the Southland and the U.S. issued statements expressing outrage and condemnation over the video depicting the beating and murder of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis, Tennessee police officers.

2020 Census Reveals 2.9% Increase in L.A.’s Black Population

The statistics were disclosed at a special meeting of the L.A. City Council Redistricting Commission on August 19. The commission is charged with using census data to recommend a redistricting plan that outlines the boundaries of council districts (CDs) and each area should be largely equal in population.

L.A. Community Gathers for Sauls’ ‘Sending Forth’ Celebration

The Rev. Kelvin Sauls and the Rev. Judi Wortham Sauls gathered with family, friends and community members before launching the next phase of their ministry. The “Sending Forth” Community Celebration featured written commendations, verbal well wishes, delicious food and fancy dancing as people from all walks of life came out to salute the Sauls,’ who just completed a six-year tenure as the senior pastor and first lady of Holman United Methodist Church in the West Adams district of Los Angeles. Going forward, the couple will remain in Los Angeles with the Rev. Judi joining the ministerial staff at First AME

Faith Leaders Advise Action to Combat ‘Trump-ocrisy’

‪As trauma, paralysis and anguish envelope some people upset by the election of President Donald Trump, three ministers offer advice to believers to overcome feelings of helplessness. The Rev. Kelvin Sauls, pastor of Holman United Methodist Church; the Rev. Eddie Anderson, pastor of McCarty Memorial Christian Church; and the Rev. Dr. Anthony B. Pinn, professor of religion at Rice University in Houston, Texas recently shared their thoughts on the role of the church in the era of Trump. While all agreed that the people’s anxieties are understandable and should be listened to, the preachers were united in recommending prayer and