Bethel AME Church in DeLand, FL to Hold Job Fair on Friday, May 23rd

Bethel AME Church in DeLand, at 226 E. Howry Ave., will host a Job Fair Summit 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, May 23. The event is...

Mount Olive AME Church Women’s Conference Begins May 17 in Slidell, LA

Mount Olive AME Church Women's Conference will be held May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2457 Second St., Slidell. A special Women's...

Benjamin Crump, Attorney for Trayvon Martin’s Family, Takes on Case of Robbie Tolan Who...

Benjamin Crump, the high-profile civil rights attorney who represented Trayvon Martin's family against George Zimmerman last year, announced Sunday that he has been hired...

Derek Titus: From Crack Addict to Christian to Counselor for Others

AUBURN | Derek Titus has a few choice words for himself. At 10, he was "a black male Cinderella." At 20, "a drunken dope fiend for...

Hood Theological Seminary to Feature Paintings of Christian Artist Johnnie Lee Gray

Hood Theological Seminary, in cooperation with the Southern Arts Project and the Rev. Shirley Sims Gray, widow of nationally renowned artist Johnnie Lee Gray...

Sad: 15-Year-Old Chicago Boy Killed on Mother’s Day

It was a painful Mother's Day for one Chicago grandmother who lost her grandson the same way she lost her son four years ago,...

Nikki Woods on Why She Loves her Mama

I’m a self-proclaimed daddy’s girl and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I adore my father, he was and will always be my hero,...

Michael Cottman on How a Texas Judge Wronged a Rape Victim With Light Sentence

It seems that District Judge Jeanine Howard doesn’t know what constitutes rape in the state of Texas and perhaps she should step down from...

Judge Joe Brown Is Running for District Attorney In Memphis

Judge Joe Brown (pictured), whose syndicated and wildly popular and now-defunct eponymous TV show ran for 15 years, has now entered a political race, running for...

Wu-Tang Rapper ‘Christ Bearer’ Explains Why He Cut His Penis Off and Jumped from...

Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer, said he was smoking marijuana and reading a book about monks and vasectomies before he severed his...

Texas Set for First Execution Since Botched Case in Oklahoma

Texas will carry out on Tuesday the first U.S. execution since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month unless attorneys for a man...

NYPD Muslim Officers Society to Rescind Cop of the Year Award to Sgt. Mourad...

Updated Monday, May 12, 1:10 p.m. EDT: Community pressure may have forced Sgt. Mourad Mourad to decline the Cop of the Year award after several...

WATCH: Colin Powell’s Inspiring Commencement Speech at High Point University

American politics would probably be a lot better off if members of Congress listened to Gen. Colin Powell's commencement address at High Point University. Among some of...

Gunmen Open Fire At 1-Year-Old’s Birthday Party in Sacramento; 1 Dead and 6 Injured

Police say gunmen have opened fire at a baby's birthday party in a Sacramento park, killing one man and injuring six other people, including...

Susan Williams Smith Releases New Book About the Life and Ministry of Dr. Jeremiah...

Cleveland, OH -– Susan Williams Smith, an author, ordained minister, and former mentee of Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., presents an honorable and comprehensive picture of...

Who Was Black America’s 1st Investigative Journalist?

Editor's note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers,...

Rev. William Barber Takes a Stand through the ‘Moral Monday’ Movement

The Rev. William J. Barber II got a call recently from a cruise organizer for The Nation, the 149-year-old weekly magazine with a deep...

African-Americans Are Being Encouraged to Pursue Technology Careers

In Nancy Mwirotsi's native Kenya, technology created by a Kenyan allows anybody to move money from one account to another using his mobile phone....

Scholar James Cone Talks About the Checkered Past of Race and Religion

How could white Christians condone the persecution of blacks for centuries in America? And how were African Americans able to persevere and survive such oppression? James...

WATCH: Republican Senator Rand Paul Meets with Coalition of African American Pastors

Senator Rand Paul met with the Coalition of African American Pastors in Memphis, Tenn.  Paul is trying to build support for a 2016 presidential run...