Bishop Ernest Johnson Launches Christian TV Broadcast

Bishop Ernest Johnson has launched JITA TV, a weekly broadcast on new digital channel, KVMD TV 31.1. The JITA TV program airs Sundays from 6...

Flawed Gem of a Film: How Kathryn Bigelow’s Excellent ‘Detroit’ Erases Black Women

The Oscar-winning filmmaker’s latest is an impressive, kinetic work that’s betrayed by its ending—and a glaring omission. One of the most horrifyingly abundant images in...

Rev. Otis Moss III to Give Keynote Address at 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus...

Even if you can’t make it to the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (aka “Black Caucus” or “CBC”) Sept. 16-20,...
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At Least 5 Black Women Have Been Found Dead in Jails Since Mid-July

On Monday morning, police in Mount Vernon, New York discovered a 44-year-old woman dead in her cell. She is the fifth black woman, at...
LDS Church Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles held a private meeting with Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr., the fifth Presiding Bishop of the General Assembly of the Church of God in Christ. They participated in the Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, July 26, 2017, where the topic was religious freedom. (Richard W. Brown, Salt Lake Tribune)

Mormon Apostle Addresses Black Church Conference at Princeton, Holds Private Meeting With COGIC Bishop...

All voices — black and white, religious and secular — belong in the public square in a pluralistic society, a Mormon apostle told a...

LISTEN: Pastor Fred K. Price Jr. resigns from Crenshaw Christian Center (BCNN, 06/28/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/pastor-fred-k-price-jr-resigns-from-crenshaw-christian-center-bcnn-062717 1. According to the Christian Post, just over eight years after his father, Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, handed over the reins of the 28,000-member...

Black Women Are Now the Most Educated Group in the U.S.

Black women are now the most educated group in the United States, according to reports by the National Center for Education Statistics. By both race...
Joseph McGill watches a storytelling session through a window in one of the slave cabins in Friendfield Village in Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown County. (File/Eileen Keithly/South Strand News)

South Carolina Historian Wants America to Observe the Start of Slavery in the Country

They were kidnapped from towns in Ndongo, given Christian names such as Isabella and Anthony, chained onto cramped bunks aboard a Portuguese slave ship...

Rev. Henry Lyons, Former Head of National Baptist Convention Sentenced To Prison In 1999...

The Rev. Henry J. Lyons, who once headed the National Baptist Convention U.S.A., the largest and oldest black religious convention in the United States...

President Barack Obama to Hold Meetings with Cabinet, Civil Rights Leaders, and Law Enforcement...

President Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ferguson on Monday with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others. The White House...
Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. said it strongly shuns and condemns racial discrimination but blamed foreign media for amplifying the ad.

WATCH: Chinese Detergent Maker Apologizes for Ad Depicting a Black Man Being ‘Washed’ Into...

A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its...

Robert De Niro Is Reportedly Upset with Wife Grace Hightower For ‘Spending All His...

Trouble is brewing over Grace Hightower’s coffee company. We’re told that her husband, Robert De Niro — who is a major investor in the...
"If these walls can talk," Robert Butler says while standing at the pulpit at Greater St. Paul A.M.E. Church. The building is in decay after services were stopped at the location. (Photo: Yfat Yossifor)

Historic Greater St. Paul AME Church in San Angelo, TX, Slowly Crumbles as Membership...

A sea of voices fills the air as hundreds of church-goers, dressed in their Sunday finest, begin singing praises to The Lord: “From all that dwell...

Dad Creates a Fake Feeding Tube to Support Sick Toddler: “He’ll Never Be in...

A dedicated dad's adorable gesture for his sick toddler is going viral as it warms hearts across the internet. In the tear-inducing snapshot, 3-year-old...
Then-Archbishop John Dearden of Detroit talks with troops stationed outside St. Rose of Lima Church on Detroit's east side as a group of Catholic sisters listens nearby during the 1967 unrest. (CNS photo/Archdiocese of Detroit Archives)

Detroit Parishioners Remember ’67 Riots, Discuss Impact On Church

One thing Lou Eva Carr remembers is the smoke. After visiting family in Ohio, Carr and her family were driving back to Detroit when they...

Toya Graham, Baltimore Mom Who Pulled Son from Riots, says she’s Struggling to Keep...

Monday marks six months since Freddie Gray died after being placed under arrest by Baltimore police. In the following days, riots erupted around the...

Black Lives Matter Event Sponsored by Wells Fargo Draws Criticism

Wells Fargo’s sordid practice of steering minorities into exploitative mortgages burst into public view after the housing crash in 2008. But to a black...

Thaddeus Matthews Planning to Expose Riverside Missionary Baptist Church (Memphis) Pastor Robert S. Harvey...

On Friday night's Thaddeus Matthews Show, I will expose a pastor who was asked last night to resign by the church because his wife...
Members of former Trinity CME Church in Augusta, Ga. pray that it can be saved from a wrecking ball. (ap file photo)

Energy Company Seeks Approval to Demolish Historic Black Church, the Birthplace of the Christian...

Despite ongoing local efforts to save a historic Black church from the wrecking ball, Southern Co. has again applied to tear down the former...

Funeral For 4 Siblings Poisoned, Shot to Death By Ex-con Father In Michigan Set...

The mother of four children found slain in their Dearborn Heights home a week ago was not able to attend a news conference Wednesday to speak for...