What is Going On? Ten Black Washington University Students were Stopped by Police after...

Ten black students were stopped by police in a St Louis suburb and wrongly accused of leaving an IHOP restaurant without paying, Washington University...

Instagram Censors Meme Saying Planned Parenthood Kills More Blacks Than KKK

Instagram deleted a meme comparing the number of blacks lynched by the Ku Klux Klan to the number of black fetuses aborted by Planned...

Civil Rights Pioneer James Meredith Says He Has One Last Mission From God

James Meredith says he has one last mission from God. “It’s what I’ve believed for a long time but have been too scared to say,”...
A design rendering showing a crowd gathered at Memorial Court, directly to the left of Mother Emanuel on Calhoun Street. (Courtesy Dbox for The Mother Emanuel Nine Memorial / Handel Architects)

SEE IT: ‘Wings of Angels, Arms of God…’: Design of Memorial for Emanuel AME...

The 200th anniversary service at Mother Emanuel ended with more than the usual parade of Sunday best and children scrummaging past pews. More than three...

WATCH: Live Alkaline Water Makes History as First Black-owned Water Brand to be Sold...

In this day and age, we cannot operate at the levels that are demanded of us without hydration. So, when I head to the bodega,...
Daniel Lee Mack, Sr.

Daniel Lee Mack Sr., the Last of Tuscaloosa’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ First Black Police Officers,...

The last of Tuscaloosa’s "Magnificent Seven" has died. Daniel Lee Mack Sr., one of the first seven black officers of the Tuscaloosa Police Department, was 88. Visitation...

How Grief Shaped the Design of the Emanuel AME Church Shooting Memorial

Designs for a memorial to nine black worshippers slain at a South Carolina church began not at a drafting table, but with questions from...
The proposed Emanuel AME Memorial would transform the grounds just east and west of the historic church, where people gathered for a Bible study one year after the church shootings. (File/Wade Spees/Staff)

Design for $10 Million ‘Emanuel 9’ Memorial to Be Unveiled Today at Charleston AME...

Only time will tell if a proposed memorial to the Emanuel AME Church massacre will become Charleston's most memorable. But its projected scope and estimated...

A Few Words of Caution Before Appointing Young Black Men to Christian Leadership Positions

by Jemar Tisby When I enrolled in the Masters of Divinity program at a conservative evangelical seminary, I had no other aspirations than to earn...
Dr. Kimberly Hardy

Fayetteville State University Professor Kimberly Hardy Works to Strengthen the Link Between Faith and...

When Kimberly Hardy was working on her doctor of philosophy degree, she was selected to speak at a Society for Spirituality and Social Work...
Civil Rights icon and Mississippian James Meredith as photographed during an interview with Jerry Mitchell of the Clarion Ledger. Meredith, a civil rights activist, became the first known African American to attend the University of Mississippi in 1962. (Photo: Sarah Warnock/Clarion Ledger)

James Meredith’s Last Mission from God: Challenging the Black Church to Instill ‘Moral Character’...

James Meredith says he has one last mission from God. “It’s what I’ve believed for a long time but have been too scared to say,”...

New Trail to Honor African American History in Missouri

The Jones Alley Business District in Springfield was home to barber shops, restaurants and other businesses that served Black customers when white-owned establishments would...

After 3 Years of Diversity Efforts, Facebook’s Number of Black and Hispanic Engineers Remains...

As part of its mission to “bring the world closer together," Facebook is trying to increase diversity in its ranks. But while it’s made great strides...

Martha’s Vineyard Bus Driver Fired After Telling Man he Wasn’t Picked Up Because he’s...

A Massachusetts bus driver has been fired for telling a would-be passenger that he wasn't picked up because he's black. The Martha's Vineyard Transit...
Zechariah Presley / Tony Green

Georgia Police Officer Zechariah Presley Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Unarmed...

KINGSLAND, GA -- Anthony Dammond says the two gunshots sounded close enough that he jumped up from watching TV and stepped outside, where he...
Dacari J. Middlebrooks is the author of "The Depressed Millennial."

Dacari J. Middlebrooks, Vanderbilt Divinity Grad and Author of “The Depressed Millennial,” Opens Up...

He upped his life insurance policy, told people close to him he loved them, spent extra time with his just-born baby — and made...

Here We Go: Male-Only HBCU Morehouse Considering ‘Establishment of a Transgender Policy’

Morehouse is an all-male college. But what happens if you are male and while attending Morehouse, having paid thousands of dollars in tuition—you realize...
Members of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore work to build a sustainable, community-centered food system anchored by black churches and black food producers and led by those most directly affected by economic inequity. (Credit: BCFSN/PRI)

Black Church Food Security Network Aims to Strengthen Ties Between Black Communities and Black...

On a warm weekend in early May, Reverend Heber Brown of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore led a delegation of his members on a tour...
Worship Pastor Brian Johnson / Senior Pastor Bill Johnson

Bethel Church Worship Pastor Brian Johnson Takes Heat After Comparing Planned Parenthood to KKK;...

Brian Johnson, worship pastor at Bethel Church in Redding, CA, is taking heat for an Instagram post in which he said Planned Parenthood is...

Black, White Churches in Florida Hold Joint Kids’ Summer Camp to Highlight Commonality Between...

Four days into their week-long camp, the youngsters had nailed their unofficial theme song. "All God's critters," they sang in unison, "got a place in...