Kirk Franklin won Gospel Artist of the Year, at the 48th annual Dove Awards that went down in Nashville earlier this month. During an interview with the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Franklin said TBN edited his powerful acceptance speech, where he called on the Christian community to speak out about racial injustice.
TBN aired the 48th annual Dove Awards, and Franklin shared his disappointment in the television network for editing his speech.
“The churches silence on this is becoming very numb. We should be disappointed. We should be controlling the narrative and not the world. We should be leading the charge. The response that night was incredible. The audience is 85% is white. It was a standing ovation…TBN edited it! Usually television shows edit for commercials but TBN doesn’t have commercials,” Franklin said.
Listen to the interview below:
And Franklin’s acceptance speech at the 48th annual Dove Awards: