Rev. James Meeks’ Decision to Switch from Democrat to Republican Is Not Surprising Given...

Rev. James Meeks is a former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate and founder of Chicago's 20,000-member Salem Baptist Church. While in the Senate,...

Rev. France Davis, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Utah and Conscience for the...

The Rev. France Davis has been a fixture on Utah’s faith front for decades. Leading the state’s most prominent black church, the slight, soft-spoken pastor...

Chicago Anti-Violence Advocate, Leonore Draper, Fatally Gunned Down

Leonore Draper spent hours working to end violence on the streets of Chicago. But Friday, she became a victim of it herself when she...

Madison, Wisconsin Comes Together to Talk About Diversity and Race Relations

It was an appeal to make groups settling in at their tables for a community potluck dinner Sunday night less homogeneous. In an unintended sense,...

RGIII’s Mother, Jacqueline Griffin, to Talk Business Opportunities and Spirituality as Co-host of Radio...

For many people, the dream of owning a business and becoming a successful entrepreneur while giving back to your community can often feel out...

The Fly Girl Network Helps Teen Girls Succeed in Life

It takes a village to raise a child. It takes greater effort for that village to raise our young women. Not every family has...

7th Annual McDonald’s Choir Showcase to Feature Dorinda Clark-Cole, Le’Andria Johnson, and Others

McDonald’s Choir Showcase (MCS) has always been a star-studded celebration inspiring and unifying the South Carolina and Charleston communities in music and the arts. Every...

Republican Chairman Condemns Cliven Bundy’s Racist Remarks but the GOP Still Has a Race...

On Thursday, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus forcefully denounced Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s controversial comments about slavery. In a statement to CNN, Priebus...

National Commission on Voting Rights in Maryland to Hear from Voters, Community Leaders, Advocates...

The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), is holding a hearing in Baltimore for voters, activists, elections officials and all with a stake in...

Detroit Student Brooke Kimbrough to Debate Affirmative Action After Being Denied Entrance to the...

Brooke Kimbrough’s rejection by the University of Michigan (U-M) for a slot in next year’s freshman class has brought out the fight in the...

NAACP Release Official Statement on Donald Sterling’s Remarks

The National NAACP released the following statement in response to the remarks attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling: From Lorraine C. Miller, NAACP Interim President...

D.C. Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Attempted Robbery

A D.C. man was sentenced April 23 to five years in prison for attempting to rob a District bank in July 2013. Calvin Kinard Adams,...

Joshua DuBois on Killing Dreams by Killing Net Neutrality

The FCC’s proposal to end net neutrality could fatally erode the Obama administration’s efforts to help tech-savvy young minority students. Let's say a young, Black,...

Rev. Dr. Amos Brown of Third Baptist Church in San Francisco Calls on the...

A Saturday event at a Vallejo church called for the local African American faith community to become more involved in efforts to improve the...

The National Congress of Black Women in Trenton, NJ to Honor 5 Men for...

The National Congress of Black Women, Trenton-Mercer Chapter, will honor five men for their service to the community today. More than 250 people are expected...

Stephen Broden of the Fair Park Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas, TX Is Leading...

With persecution against Christians increasing in African nations and other places worldwide where Islam is advancing, an American pastor is calling black churches and...

Some People Come to Boston Minister Rev. Bruce Wall’s Defense

Give the Rev. Bruce Wall a break. He is as sincere as they come. He is no slickster preacher by a long shot. But controversy...

Concord Church in Dallas Celebrates the Life of Pitcher and Advocate William Blair Jr.

Hundreds of friends and family members and dozens of elected officials gathered Friday at Concord Church to celebrate and remember William Blair Jr., a...

Two Gubernatorial Candidates in Pennsylvania, Rob McCord and Katie McGinty, Woo Black Voters

Speaking in a rousing, pulpit-worthy cadence, state Treasurer Rob McCord reminded an audience at the Hill District's Central Baptist Church that his wife is...

Rep. Jim Clyburn says South Carolina Is ‘Retrogressing In So Many Ways’

Christmas 1955. A teenage Jim Clyburn, eldest son of a Church of God pastor and a beautician mother, was preparing to march in Sumter’s...