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Tennessee Judge Lu Ann Ballew Who Ordered Black Boy’s Name Changed From Messiah to...

A Tennessee judge who ordered that a black couple change their son's name from Messiah because that name was reserved for Jesus Christ has been...

Taking a Look at Tim Scott’s Misleading Tax Claims About Obamacare

Sen. Tim Scott claims that the Affordable Care Act’s taxes of $800 billion hit small businesses and families. But that’s misleading on several levels:...

Shonda Rhimes Casts Aja Naomi King in Drama Pilot ‘How to Get Away With...

Aja Naomi King has been cast in ABC/ABC Studios’ drama pilot, “How To Get Away With Murder," produced by Shonda Rhimes and her Shondaland partner Betsy Beers. It’s described...

Trial for Marissa Alexander Set for July 28, 2014

Supporters of Marissa Miller received a bit of good news Wednesday as the trial for the mother of three has been pushed back to July 28,...

UPDATE: Joseph Lowery and C.T. Vivian Back Bernice King in Latest Legal Battle Over...

A generation after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, his children are fighting among themselves again, this time over two of their father's...

Congressional Black Caucus Members Criticize Valerie Jarrett After she says Obama Won’t Reconsider his...

A feud between President Obama and black lawmakers over racial diversity among judges escalated Wednesday. Valerie Jarrett, the president’s closest adviser, met with Congressional Black...

One Man Killed and Security Guard Critically Injured In Tragic Shooting Outside 88th Street...

Detectives Thursday continued their investigation into a shooting that left one man dead and another injured outside a South Los Angeles church. The shooting happened...

Taking a Look at Civil Rights in America in 2014

Progress in America has never come easy. Through centuries of struggle and hard-won victories, our country has been shaped by generations of Americans who...

Largest Collaborative Faith Organization in North Carolina, Durham Congregations In Action Calls for Justice...

The largest collaborative faith organization in Durham held its annual banquet meeting this week, with a speaker calling for justice. Durham Congregations In Action...

Dr. Tamea Evans on the Relationship Diabetes Has with Heart Disease in Women

I hear the scary statistic bandied around quite a bit: one woman dies every minute from heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, the...

Unison Chorus and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Black History Month with...

“There’s so much that we want to do on this night, and we could easily make this a three- or four-hour concert,” said In...

Family Of Georgia Teen Kendrick Johnson Who Was Found Dead in his High School...

The family of Kendrick Johnson -- the south Georgia teen found dead in his high school gym a year ago -- has filed a lawsuit against...

North Carolina Baptist Pastor Kenneth Cooper Urges More Christians to Support Grassroots Movements that...

Baptists will continue to be right in the heart of North Carolina’s Moral Mondays protests, which will be revived with a march in Raleigh...

Valerie Jarrett Highlights Carter G. Woodson as “Champion of African-American History” on White House...

by Valerie Jarrett  In the fall of 1870, a handful of students made their way through the northwest quadrant of the nation's capital, and through the...

WATCH: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children Involved in Yet Another Dispute, this Time Over...

The children of Martin Luther King Jr. are back at loggerheads -- this time over his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. The estate of the...

Edward Gilbreath Offers a Stirring Challenge and a Strong Dose of Hope to American...

Edward Gilbreath’s Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church (InterVarsity, 2013) offers both a stirring challenge and a strong dose of hope...

Former All-Pro Wide Receiver Turned Pastor, Irving Fryar, Keeps on Preaching, Despite Not Guilty...

Sunday has always been a glorious day for Irving Fryar. First there was the glory of football. Now there is the glory of God. It’s...

Church of God and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary Plans Events for Black History Month

The Church of God and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, in cooperation with the Church of God Black Ministries, invites the public to celebrate a...

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says Outreach Effort to Minorities Is Built to Last

Much of politics is about symbols and gestures. And there were plenty of them at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Under Chairman...

President Obama Issues Black History Month Proclamation

President Obama has issued the annual proclamation declaring February to be National African-American History Month. "We remember the courage that led activists to defy lynch...