Led by Chaplain Barry Black and Sen. Tim Scott, 5 of America’s African-American Senators...

More than half of the blacks who ever served in the chamber met last week to discuss their trailblazing paths. In a town where rhetoric...

Roxbury Presbyterian Church in Massachusetts Gets ‘New Voice’ as Leaders Install Rev. Liz Walker...

As singers’ voices rose into the high beams of Roxbury Presbyterian Church Sunday afternoon, a tall woman in a gleaming white robe stood near...

Black Churches Are Working to Bridge the Gap About the Environment

At Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, members and neighbors buy fruits and vegetables from a black farmers market and work in an...

Atheists Are Supporting Seth Pickens, Los Angeles Pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Who...

On Sunday morning I went to a church service for the first time in decades.  I was there as a community member to support Pastor...

It is Reported That Marissa Alexander’s Sentence Could be Tripled in Stand Your Ground...

Marissa Alexander could be sent to prison for a minimum of 60 years if she is found guilty of three counts of aggravated assault...

Skin Issues: Why an African-American Director May Not Have Cast Lupita Nyong’o in “12...

by Keli Goff If there was any doubt left that Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o was the Cinderella of this award season, it was erased by Vanity...

Have Rap Music Artists Gone Off the Deep End as Evidenced by Disrespect of...

Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent...

Why a Presidential Plan to Transform the Lives of At-risk Minority Boys Is Good...

Effective mentoring works. I know this because I was once on the receiving end of sustained mentoring. My father mentored me with his words, example of...

Black Community Leaders Schedule ‘Stand Your Ground’ March for March 10th in Tallahassee, FL

Black community leaders are taking a stand against the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. On March 10, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida, leaders across the country...

City of Refuge Christian Church in Great Bend, NY Planning to Expand

At a typical Sunday morning service, the City of Refuge Christian Church is so packed that the Rev. John. E. Swearinger sends teenagers to...

WATCH: Family Of Renisha McBride Suffer Victim due to Possible Scam

The family of Renisha McBride has suffered a setback, this after they were evicted from their rental property in Detroit. It appears that a management company...

Rev. Al Sharpton Praises NFL’s Penalty on the N-Word but Urges League to Do...

Talk of the NFL penalizing players using the N-word on the field has received a thumbs up from the Rev. Al Sharpton. In an editorial in...

After Gentrification Rant, Someone Vandalizes Spike Lee’s Home

In the wake of Spike Lee going off in a public rant about the gentrification of his Brooklyn neighborhood, somebody has gone and vandalized the famed...

Young Black Woman Who Attempted Suicide by Overdose in Shocking Viral Video is Out...

This is straight from the worst of one can ever imagine for a growing teenager. A 17-year-old is typically visualised as someone full of...

Bethel AME Church in Ensley, AL Celebrates 125 Years

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church in Ensley celebrated 125 years today. Pastor Gloria Hall says the church still holds much significance it did in...

Looking Back: AME Churches Honor Their Founders in 1989

Members of Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church re-enacted the founding of the denomination during the annual Founder’s Day worship service at Allen Chapel...

19th-Century Civil Rights Pioneer Octavius V. Catto Celebrated at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church in...

A celebration of 19th-century civil rights pioneer Octavius V. Catto began Saturday at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church in a burst of song. On the 175th...

WATCH: Milwaukee Officials Are Fighting to End Violence Among Young Black Men

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett returned Friday, February 28th from a trip to New Orleans where he attended a meeting tackling one question — how...

Illinois Child-Welfare Chief, Arthur D. Bishop, Steps Down After Theft Conviction and Paternity Scandal

Arthur D. Bishop looked good on paper, but apparently that was as far as it went. He was appointed last month by Illinois Gov. Pat...

Essence of Joy Alumni Singers Celebrate Black History Month at Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church...

To celebrate Black History Month, the Essence of Joy Alumni Singers performed Feb. 22 at Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church. The co-ed group, founded in 2005,...