Tragically, Morehouse College, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Name, and the Martin Luther King, Jr....

Editor's Note: This information has been confirmed by Morehouse College. We call on all Christians, pastors, and churches everywhere who believe the Bible is the...

President Obama Is Set to Speak at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention

We spoke to the civil rights leader about how his organization’s agenda has changed since the last time the president spoke at this annual...

Historic Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, DC, Faces Forecloure and a Future Without Their...

For more than a century, Metropolitan Baptist Church was one of the premier churches in Washington. And for nearly 40 years, the Rev. H....

WATCH: Second Baptist Church in Doylestown, PA, Continues to Grow in Numbers

Second Baptist Church of Doylestown will begin taking steps this weekend to complete a building project that began almost a decade ago. Church members will...

After 29 Years, Rev. Thomas E. Smith to Retire from Monumental Missionary Baptist Church...

For 29 years Rev. Thomas E. Smith has been an advocate for justice and a leader in the Pittsburgh community as the pastor of...

Concordia Theological Seminary to Recognize Rev. Ulmer Marshall with Doctor of Divinity Honoris Causa...

The faculty, with the concurrence of the Board of Regents, of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is pleased to announce that the Rev....

Rev. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. to Host Lecture on Hip Hop at Howard University...

Memphis community activist, the Rev. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. will speak on hip hop and related societal issues on April 5 at the Howard...

B. Smith to Close Restaurant Near Capitol Hill on September 13 as part of...

  B. Smith’s, a leading African American restaurant, is closing down its 20 year old Union Station location near Capitol Hill and plans to re-open...

Meet Amara Enyia, the 30-Year-Old Community Organizer Who Could Beat Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's approval rating has been declining for months, but people aren't exactly lining up around the block to run him out of his fifth-floor...

Homicide Rate in Chicago Is Now at Its Lowest Since 1958

Chicago Police posted encouraging news about the city's once-staggering homicide rate Tuesday and continued a cautiously optimistic trend that law enforcement is stemming the tide of violence in...

Mother of 10-Year-Old Pennsylvania Girl Who Was Shot during Home Invasion Faces Cocaine Charges

The mother of a 10-year-old southwestern Pennsylvania girl who was fatally shot in an apparent home invasion attempt is awaiting trial on charges she...

Rev. Raphael G. Warnock to Discuss his Book at the Auburn Avenue Research Library

Ebenezer church pastor to discuss book The Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, will discuss his book “The Divided...

Rev. Glenn Garrett Grayson of Wesley Center AME in Pittsburgh Honored by President Obama...

A western Pennsylvania pastor whose son was fatally shot in 2010 will be honored as part of President Barack Obama's Champions of Change program...

WATCH: Tom Joyner Visits St. Jude Children’s Hospital; Urges People to Become a St....

There is nothing more frightening for a parent than to hear that their child has a life-threatening illness. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis,...

Donnie McClurkin on the Preachers of L.A.: ‘All Things Are Lawful, but Everything’s Not...

Pastor Donnie McClurkin is a perennial on the gospel music scene as well as a judge on BET Sunday Best so it’s no surprise that he’ll be...

Wells Fargo and First Generation Films Launch National Education Initiative

Wells Fargo Education Financial Services and First Generation Films recently  kicked-off the “Go College!” tour, a national education initiative launching in Los Angeles with screenings of the...

New Jersey Man Found Guilty of Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter to Get Back at Girl’s...

A man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was still strapped into her car seat was convicted Thursday of knowing...

National Baptist Candidate, Rev. R. B. Holmes, says the Black Church Today Is Too...

Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R. B. Holmes, whose leadership against hazing and the infamous "stand your ground laws", has announced his candidacy for the...

Low-Wage Workers in Florida to Mark MLK Assassination Anniversary with Rally

Marking the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s address to striking sanitation workers before his assassination, Father Reginald Jean-Mary of the Notre Dame d’Haiti...

Bishop A.E. Sullivan Jr., President of the Interdenominational Ministers’ Conference of Greater Harrisburg, PA,...

Councilwoman Sandra Reid confessed Tuesday that she’d once been arrested. “They took my shoelaces,” Reid said. It was nearly a decade ago. And it turned out that...