3 Lessons that Pastors and Ministry Leaders Can Take Away from the Mark Jackson...

Mark Jackson's tenure was shipwrecked in three areas, and anyone who wants to be successful--in sports and particularly ministry--should heed them. First, a huge disclaimer. I...

Florida Man Jeanwell Napolean Stabs Wife After Church Marriage Counseling Session

For some couples, marriage counseling can prove to be pretty rocky, but Jeanwell Napolean (pictured) took his appointment with his wife to a bizarre and violent...

Detroit’s Infant Mortality Rate Is Double The National Average, But Here’s What They’re Doing...

Detroit's infant mortality rate is twice the national average and the highest among large American cities, but a new initiative in the city is...

Roland Martin says, ‘the Biggest Enemy for U.S. Veterans Is America’

We tear up at the emotional TV commercials of soldiers returning home from a deployment; our airlines allow active duty military to board planes...

Congressional Black Caucus Thanks Harry Reid For Opposing Michael Boggs

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) got a letter of thanks from the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday for his unequivocal opposition to President...

Mother of Homeless Veteran Who ‘Baked To Death’ In Jail Cell Files Massive Lawsuit

The mother for a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 101-degree New York City jail cell said Friday that she...

New Hampshire Political Leaders Join Residents in Calling for Resignation of Police Commissioner Who...

Political leaders in a New Hampshire town have officially joined residents in demanding the resignation of a police commissioner who uttered a racial slur...

5-Year-Old Jaylee Monteith of North Carolina Saves Life of 91-Year-Old Caretaker Mildred Morris After...

90-year old Mildred Morris has been a life long caregiver of children and now she’s thanking one 5-year-old for caring for her. Morris, of...

John Conyers Joins Lawsuit To Get Back On Primary Ballot

Longtime Michigan Congressman John Conyers joined a federal lawsuit Thursday taking aim at the requirement that petition collectors be registered voters, as part of...

NAACP Names Lawyer and Pastor, Cornell William Brooks, as New President and CEO

The NAACP on Saturday announced that lawyer and activist Cornell William Brooks would become its new national president and CEO. The selection of Brooks came...

African American Honor Roll at Oakland Unified School District Enlists 1,000 Secondary School Students

More than a thousand high school and eighth grade students were honored for their scholastic achievement Monday night as African American Honor Roll students...

21-Year-Old Jerrell Harris of Chicago Charged with Beating and Robbing Catholic Priest

A man suspected of breaking into a church rectory on Chicago's South Side and beating and robbing an elderly Catholic priest in 2011 has...

Broderick D. Johnson, President Obama’s Assistant and Cabinet Secretary, says, ‘The Black Male Initiative...

On February 27 of this year, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK). MBK stands for the core principle that if you work hard...

31-Year-Old Woman Arrested After Pretending to Be a High School Student at a Christian...

Why? This is the question on everyone’s lips after learning that the woman they thought was a 15-year-old high school student named Charity Stevens, is...

African-American Artist Kara Walker Takes a Look at the ‘Black Female Body’ in NYC...

You’ll find the latest work of African-American artist Kara Walker, A Subtlety or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, staged in an abandoned Domino Sugar refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Recognized...

New Fox Series ‘Gang Related’ Takes on the Deadly Gangs of Los Angeles

Fox’s new drama series “Gang Related” begins Thursday, May 22 at 9 p.m. with the Wu Tang Clan’s RZA on the blue side in...

Chicago Man Who Fed a Cake Infested with Weed to Girlfriend and 1-Year-Old Child...

A Calumet Park man was ordered held on $50,000 bond after, prosecutors said, he gave his girlfriend a marijuana-laced cake that she and a...

President and CEO of World Impact, Efrem Smith, Shares his Thoughts on Church Planting...

Today's Thursday is for Thinkers blog is written by Efrem Smith. Currently, Ephrem serves as the President and CEO of World Impact, a urban missions organization...

President Obama Marks Brown vs. Board of Education Anniversary as ‘a Promise Unfulfilled’

President Obama is honoring the Supreme Court decision that in some ways made his election possible. "Brown v. Board of Education shifted the legal and moral...

New York Life Insurance Company Launches $50 Billion African American Empowerment Plan in Atlanta

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young and Atlanta City Councilmember C.T. Martin joined New York Life Insurance Company executives at Atlanta City Hall on Tuesday,...