Pastor Bernard Emerson (left) and Pastor Kyle Brooks (right) standing in front of Brook's East Oakland house. (Sandhya Dirks/KQED)

How Kyle Brooks and Bernard Emerson Started Oakland’s Intentionally Interracial Tapestry Church

Churches are some of the most segregated places in America. But two pastors in Oakland are trying an experiment — to merge a white...
Ten-year-old Naima does a cooking demonstration at the farmers market at the Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore. (Black Church Food Security Network)

How Baltimore Pastor, Heber Brown III, Brought Fresh Produce and Healthier Eating to his...

A few years ago, the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III, the pastor of Baltimore’s historically African American Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, noticed a problem...

Michael Brown’s Mother Lezley McSpadden is Running for Ferguson City Council

The mother of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, four years ago, said Friday...
Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down with the azcentral editorial board to discuss current events on Wed. Aug 9, 2018. (Thomas Hawthorne, The Republic | azcentral.com)

Jesse Jackson Calls President Trump a ‘Lying King’

The Rev. Jesse Jackson defended the honor of Arizona Sen. John McCain during an hour-long interview Wednesday at The Arizona Republic. Not surprisingly, the 76-year-old...

Ella Breedlove On Whatever Happened to Black Chyna’s Big Behind and the Tragedy of...

I am an old sister from the old school and the old landmark church. I knew all along Blac Chyna had stuffed something in...

Cop Fired for Telling Black Men They Don’t Belong

An Arkansas police officer has been fired after a video was posted on Facebook of him telling a group of black men that they “don’t...
Even though Vernon Williams first began to notice the signs of Alzheimer's disease two years ago, he continues as business manager for the Samuel L. Hart Senior Center in North Charleston — shown here on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He has opted into a Roper St. Francis clinical trial for the disease, which affects African-Americans disproportionately. (Wade Spees/Staff, The Post & Courier)

National Black Church Initiative to Join Fight Against Alzheimer’s With 150,000 Black Churches

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, heeds the call...
The CEO of a black hair company surprised her daughters' teacher with a brand new car after learning the woman took multiple buses to get to and from work every day.

WATCH: CEO of Black Hair Company Gives New Car to her Daughters’ Teacher So...

The CEO of a black hair company surprised her daughters' teacher with a brand new car after learning the woman took multiple buses to...
Darrius Simmons, of Warren, Ohio, taught himself how to play the piano despite being born with three fingers on his right hand and one on the left.

17-Year-Old Composer, Born With Only 4 Fingers, Shows Off Piano Skills After Teaching Himself...

A 17-year-old musician who was born with only four fingers has taught himself to play the piano with such skill he has already made...
Reverend David Bullock was arrested and charged with obstructing police on June 24 while trying to help one of his congregation members who was allegedly assaulted.

WATCH: Pastor David Bullock Calls Police Officer “Cracker” as he is Being Arrested While...

A black Michigan pastor was caught on video calling a white officer a 'cracker' after he was handcuffed for trying to help out a...
Bernice King

WATCH: Bernice King Says Black Pastors Meeting With Trump Didn’t Accomplish Anything

Bernice King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has shared her thoughts on the meeting between black pastors and President Trump at...

White Groom Leaves Beautiful Bride and Wedding Party to Rush and Save an 18-Year-Old...

There is so much negative talk about race relations in this country, especially about how white people are killing blacks or harassing blacks. In...
FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Spike Lee appears after the premiere of his film “BlacKkKlansman” at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Lee is releasing his latest film this weekend, a year after the violent clashes in Charlottesville in which anti-racism activist Heather Heyer was run over and killed. Lee’s film is about an earlier chapter in white supremacism and the Ku Klux Klan: when African-American police detective Ron Stallworth infiltrated a Colorado Springs, Colorado, chapter of the KKK in 1979. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)

Spike Lee On “BlacKkKlansman”: “My Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated”

Spike Lee heard the whispers. Just a few years ago, some were suggesting that Lee was no longer the essential filmmaker he had once been....

A 3-Year-Old Boy Born with a Rare Condition is Inspiring Celebrities, People From Around...

When you listen to 3-year-old Byron Baxter laugh and talk, you’d never know anything was wrong with him. But he was born with a rare...
Chief Eliot Isaac of the Cincinnati Police Department at a news conference last year. On Tuesday, he addressed the recent use of a stun gun on an 11-year-old girl, saying, “We are extremely concerned when force is used by one of our officers on a child of this age.” (Credit: Phil Didion/The Cincinnati Enquirer, via Associated Press)

11-Year-Old Black Girl Suspected of Shoplifting is Tased by Black Cincinnati Police Officer, Prompting...

A Cincinnati police officer stunned an 11-year-old girl with a Taser on Monday, the city’s Police Department said, setting off anger and driving officials...

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown says He Would Never Kneel During National Anthem

Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back would never kneel...
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Wednesday addressed the Progressive National Baptist Convention being held this week at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. — TRIBUNE PHOTO BY SAMARIA BAILEY

WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker Urges Black Churches to Mobilize Voters for Midterms in Speech...

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) urged attendees at the Progressive National Baptist Convention to use their faith to change the country, with his words...

Emmett Till’s Memorial is Vandalized Again

The Emmett Till memorial has been riddled with bullets again - just 35 days after a new sign was erected at the Mississippi site. The...

Black Lives Matter Protesters Crash Wedding Party of Sacramento Cop Who Fatally Shot Stephen...

One of the two officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day. Sacramento police have...
Dr. J. Edgar Boyd preaching at First AME Church in Los Angeles (file photo)

AME Church Issues Statement On Black Pastors’ Meeting With President Trump: ‘We Know Who...

The leadership of the African Methodist Episcopal Church have issued a statement in response to the controversy surrounding dozens of black pastors who met...