Shreveport pastor rallies against "Black Jesus" - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Shreveport pastor rallies against "Black Jesus"

"Black Jesus" is a television show that's stirring up controversy for its portrayal of Jesus Christ. "Black Jesus" is a television show that's stirring up controversy for its portrayal of Jesus Christ.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Cable TV's Cartoon Network, is creating controversy over its late night show that will air during the stations "Adult Swim" hours. It's called "Black Jesus."

Shreveport's Bishop Larry Brandon is the Senior Pastor of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church. He is stepping forward calling the show a degrading and disrespectful depiction of Jesus Christ.

He's holding a news conference Monday morning. The conference will be at Praise Temple at 10:30 a.m. at 4725 Greenwood Road.

***Warning: The "Black Jesus" trailer features explicit language that some viewers may not find suitable.

KSLA News 12 will be at the news conference and we’ll have the latest on air and online.

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