― (Article first published as Mississippi Church Says No to Marrying Black Couple on Technorati) ∙ The First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, has never had a black wedding performed there since it was founded in 1883. The first such wedding was scheduled to occur there this very month. But one day before Charles and Te’Andrea were to be married there, they were told they had to have the wedding elsewhere. ∙ The reason? They were black. ∙ According to the [...].