Black Pastor Criticizes Obama, Gets Disinvited To College’s Grad Ceremony

by College Fix Staff on April 30, 2013

A black pastor who criticized Obama has been disinvited to his alma mater’s graduation ceremony – the historically black Morehouse College.

Via PJ Media:

Georgia Tipsheet reports on the case of Rev. Kevin Johnson. Unlike Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, the Rev. Johnson actually leads a church, Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia, PA. Earlier in April Rev. Johnson wrote an editorial in which he criticized President Obama, accusing him of neglecting blacks in cabinet appointments and in his broader political agenda. Johnson compared Obama to previous presidents and accused Obama of moving African-American leadership backwards. …

That piece ran on April 14. The following day, Rev. Johnson says Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson, Jr. called him up about his “untimely” comments regarding the president. Johnson, a Morehouse alum, had been invited to speak at Morehouse’s upcoming graduation ceremonies. He learned a few days after the phone call that he had been replaced. Other prominent alums including several pastors are now calling on Morehouse to honor its original invitation and have Rev. Johnson speak.”

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