Bethel AME Church in Marysville to Celebrate 160 Years of Service

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Marysville is celebrating its 160 years of service with a guest speaker Sunday at 115 Fifth St. The Rev....

Funeral Services to be Held Today for Brevard Tuskegee Airman Hiram Mann

Funeral services for Tuskegee Airman Hiram Mann are set for Friday. Viewing is at 11 a.m. and the funeral service is at noon at St. James AME...

Man Sentenced to Die In Prison Now Wants to Fix the Law That Put...

Reynolds Wintersmith wasn't supposed to be here. Not in front of the White House, or in the halls of the Justice Department, or meeting...

Why New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray Is Inspiring

Two popular publications in New York recently ran cover stories blasting New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray. The cover of Monday’s edition of the New...

Dr. Joe Cornelius to Speak at Baccalaureate Service at Wayman Chapel AME Church in...

Dr. Joe Cornelius will be the speaker for the baccalaureate service to be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wayman Chapel AME Church. Cornelius has...

Chicago Pastor, Rev. Corey Brooks, Endorses Republican Candidate Jim Oberweis for Senate

A South Side pastor who is highly visible in Chicago’s black community endorsed Republican candidate Jim Oberweis on Thursday in his bid to unseat...

Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Offering Theology Class Taught by Dr. Jeremiah Wright

May 19, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Register now for a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a Master Class from REV. DR. JEREMIAH WRIGHT, Pastor Emeritus, Trinity United Church of...

Mason Betha’s Church Says It Has Not Banned Twyla Betha After DUI Arrest

A lot of people embrace the philosophy that if enough media outlets are reporting it, then it must be truth. But not so fast. There...

Mentally Ill Man Died Gruesome Death After Week Alone In Jail Cell

The grisly deaths of two inmates — one who "baked to death" in his overheated cell, another who sexually mutilated himself while locked up...

When Did Living in Urban America Become a Disease?

I hate the term “hood disease.” I don’t use it. I don’t accept it. And it’s disrespectful. But I do understand there is a...

Pastor Mason Betha Bans Wife, Twyla Betha, From Pulpit for Drunk Driving

Rapper and pastor Mason Betha, better known as Ma$e, is dealing with domestic and church issues at the same time. It seems he’s taken action against his...

Friends of Oscar Grant Settle With Bay Area Rapid Transit

Five friends of Oscar Grant, the man who was fatally shot by a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer, have reached a...

Protesters Arrested In Pay Fight at McDonald’s Headquarters in Illinois

Protesters were arrested after refusing to leave corporate property outside McDonald’s headquarters on Wednesday, as hundreds demonstrated to call attention to the low pay...

Morehouse Student Ben Jones Missing Since Friday

A 22-year-old Morehouse student has been missing since Friday, and his family is worried about his well-being. Ben Jones hasn’t been seen since he told...

Gospel Artist James Fortune Talks to Tom Joyner and Makes Up Some of his...

Gospel great James Fortune is hosting the Gospel Explosion at the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion and he’s bringing some of Christian music’s favorite artists with him...

New York Mother says Police Slammed her Handcuffed Son Into Plate-Glass Window

A 14-year-old Bronx, N.Y., boy underwent emergency surgery to remove shards of glass from his chest, lungs and heart after his mother says police handcuffed...

How the Church Can Help the Black Community Deal with Mental Health Issues

Too often, silence and apathy keep Jacksonville’s black community from fully confronting issues of mental health. Many black residents are reluctant to tell anyone they’re...

Black Classical Artists of Louisville Take Audiences Back In the Day with Traditional Negro...

What's the difference between gospel and spiritual music? According to Dr. Alexander T. Simpson Jr., a Charleston native and head of the Black Classical...

MLK Aide and Activist, Vincent Harding, Dies at 82

In March of 1967, taking note of anti-war protests at his alma mater, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sent a telegram care of Vincent...

24-Year-Old Man Shot to Death Behind New Divine Outreach Ministry in Louisiana

Crime scene tape stretched across the grassy backyard of an Uptown church Wednesday, blocking the site where New Orleans police said a 24-year-old man was shot to death...