In the Wednesday video, Wheeler's mother is seen speaking with manager and the man about his offensive behavior

WATCH: California Man Asks Black Woman if Her Daughter Bathed Before Getting into Pool...

A white man confronted a black female swimmer at a ritzy California hotel’s pool on Monday, questioning whether she bathed before taking a dip, according...
London Breed

London Breed Elected First Black Female Mayor of San Francisco

For the first time, an African-American woman has been elected mayor of the city of San Francisco. London Breed reached the milestone on Wednesday, when...

19-Year-Old University of Maryland Football Player Dies Two Weeks After Collapsing During Team Workout;...

The University of Maryland is conducting an investigation following the death of student football player Jordan McNair, who died on Wednesday, two weeks after...

Oldest Black Church in New Orleans Hosts White Choir in Push for Racial Healing

Singing the words of a famous spiritual that dates back to the Underground Railroad, The Castlewood Singers from Indianapolis, Indiana used their vocals for...
Craig B. Gaddy being installed as pastor of Friendship Baptist Church.

Brooklyn, NY, Community Celebrates Friendship Baptist Church’s 108 Years

This past weekend the Brooklyn community came out to celebrate 108 years of the historic Friendship Baptist Church. Honoring the legacy, the congregation learned that...

‘I’m Sorry … I’m About to Die’: 18-Year-Old Neighbor Kills Missouri Mom-of-3 in Front...

Although an 18-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a Missouri mother of three, her family says it doesn’t bring back the...
Target stores have pulled a Father's Day card, depicting a black couple and the words "Baby Daddy", from the shelves after getting complaints that it is racially insensitive.

Target Pulls ‘Baby Daddy’ Fathers’ Day Cards from 900 Stores After Outcry

When Takeisha Saunders went shopping for a Father's Day card for her husband at a Target store in Rockwall, Texas, she said the only...

Stepfather Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing His Own 16-Year-Old Stepdaughter

Rosalie Joseph closed her eyes Tuesday as the man convicted of killing her 16-year-old daughter, the man Joseph shared her life with for a...

Why Rodney Smith is on a Mission to Mow Lawns in All 50 States

Rodney Smith is on a mission to mow lawns in all 50 states, but his goal isn't just about lawn care -- it's about...
Farrakhan, on May 28, gave a sermon at his mosque in Chicago

Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan Delivers Anti-Semitic Speech, Citing Harvey Weinstein, the ‘Casting...

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan attacked Jews and Judaism during a three-hour sermon from his pulpit at Mosque Maryam in Chicago. The sermon on...

View the Updated Black Christian Book Catalog

The updated Black Christian Book Catalog has just been released. It feature many new books released in late 2017 and the first six months...

Dorothy Cotton, Civil Rights Pioneer and Colleague of Martin Luther King Jr., Dies at...

Dorothy Cotton, who worked closely with The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., taught nonviolence to demonstrators before civil rights marches and sometimes calmed tensions...

Gospel Legend Clarence Fountain, Blind Boys of Alabama Leader and Founding Member, Dead at...

Clarence Fountain, who sang gospel music fit to call down the heavens as the leader of the award-winning Blind Boys of Alabama for more...
Dr. Joseph Connor and Dr. Cynthia Hale on stage at the Hampton University Ministers' Conference.

Election of Dr. Joseph Connor as President of Hampton Ministers’ Conference Contested, Reportedly Over...

This past week, at the 2018 Hampton Ministers' Conference, Dr. Joseph Connor was elected president with 321 votes on June 5th. He was up...
Gloria Williams and Kamiyah Mobley

Kamiyah Mobley, Teen Girl Kidnapped at Birth, Says 18-year Sentence for Kidnapper is Fair...

On Friday, nearly two decades after she abducted an hours-old infant from a hospital in Florida and then raised the girl as her own,...
Interim Pastor, the Rev. James Stallings, is pictured at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Seattle on Sunday, May 27, 2018. (Photo by Jason Redmond for Crosscut.)

Seattle’s Mount Zion Baptist Church Searches For its Place in a Growing Metropolis

The parking spot out in front reserved for the late Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney might give visitors of Mount Zion Baptist Church the...
First Baptist Church in Venice. (Nancy Zubiri)

Venice, CA’s First Baptist Church Has Closed; 100-Year-Old Institution a Symbol of City’s Shrinking...

On a recent Sunday, I drove past the historic First Baptist Church in the Oakwood section of Venice. The church was the heart of...
Mourners at the funeral of Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who was killed by Dylann Roof. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty)

Some Black Churches Allow Armed Congregants, Lock Doors During Services to Defend Against Potential...

In the age of Trump and Dylann Roof, some church leaders are prepared to take drastic steps to defend against potential shootings. Before we knew...
Critics of the payday lending industry say it exploits its customers; proponents say it provides an important service. (Susan Montoya Bryan/AP)

Black Churches Becoming a Battleground Over Payday Lending: Pastors Hired by Lending Companies to...

The Rev. Frederick Newbill is not the typical face of the payday lending industry. Recruited by Florida’s largest small-dollar lender, Amscot, the senior pastor...
Tracee Ellis Ross on the current cover of Vanity Fair.

Tracee Ellis Ross Says ABC Cancelling ‘Black-ish’ Episode About NFL Kneeling Protests is ‘Frightening’

Tracee Ellis Ross never got an answer for why an episode of “Black-ish” that covered the NFL kneeling protest was pulled – a situation...