Reverend Dr. Michael Waters, founder and senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle AME Chuch in Dallas, Texas, is also a professor, author, community activist, and social commentator. He talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his work in the Dallas community after the tragedy of the police shootings occurred in July. He talks about his role in the community’s healing process as a church leader.
He discusses his belief that the church should be at the forefront of change. He says a church she aim get beyond its walls, and connect with people everyday. Plus, he gives a message of encouragement for anyone who may need to hear it. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.”
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Celebrities React To Dallas Police Deaths
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1. John Legend was one of the first celebrities to respond on social media.
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2. LeBron James wants everyone to stop the violence.
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3. Danielle Brooks wants to know: What’s going on?
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4. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda sent a strong message.
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5. Erykah Badu spoke out on the wrongly accused shooter.
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6. Ashanti spoke out on freedom.
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7. Boris Kodjoe wants the answers.
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8. Trey Songz ranted.
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9. Usher has a question for the people.
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10. Ms. Tina Knowles got to the heart of the issue.
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11. Tyrese vented.
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12. Nick Cannon addressed the former Congressman that threatened President Obama
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13. Demi Lovato tweeted about her home town.
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14. Kris Jenner reposted Beyonce’s post
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15. Lala Anthony shared her thoughts.
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