Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to Sign Controversial Bill that Bars Employers from Asking About...

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to sign a controversial “ban the box” bill that will bar employers from asking job seekers about their...

Female Prison Guard in Florida Is Assaulted by 17 Inmates but Incident Goes Unreported...

The incident occurred in December, but it wasn't reported to the police until March 15. A female prison officer from Miami claims that she was...

Texas Spares Mentally Disabled Robert James Campbell from Execution

A little more than two hours before he was scheduled to be put to death here, a convicted murderer was granted a stay of...

Florida Pastor John Guns’ Plans for “Operation Save Our Sons Week” Has Support of...

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown’s office, prosecutors and school and nonprofit officials threw support Monday behind a pastor’s plans for a week of events in...

Anderson Chapel A.M.E. Church of Killeen, TX Gathers Together to Pray for Kidnapped Girls...

While the Anderson Chapel A.M.E. Church of Killeen spent Sunday remembering mothers in the local community, the congregation also turned its prayers overseas, thinking...

St. James AME Church in Warren, AR Burns Mortgage

A large crowd gathered at St. James AME Church located on St. James Street Sunday afternoon April 27th to enjoy a worship service and...

St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC Celebrates 132nd Anniversary

St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 132 anniversary Saturday and Sunday. The celebration will begin with a prayer breakfast at 9...

North Carolina Abortionist Ashutosh ‘Ron’ Virmani Who Said he Was Doing Taxpayers a Service...

An abortionist who sparked outrage in 2012 when he claimed that he was doing a service to taxpayers by ridding the world of ‘ugly...

Wesleyan University Students in Middletown, CT Protest Understaffing of African-American Studies Program

  About a hundred Wesleyan students took to the campus chanting and protesting Monday to try and save a dying program. According to the students running...

Newark, New Jersey Is In the Process of Choosing a Successor to Former Mayor...

Voters will decide who will lead New Jersey's largest city after its former mayor left for the U.S. Senate — a law professor and...

First Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Heads to Lancaster, PA

Members of the Philadelphia Conference in the First Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church love coming to Lancaster. "And Lancaster likes them," says the Rev....

Deborah Willis, New York University Professor, Curates Exhibition on Beauty in Black Culture

One of the works in “Posing Beauty in African American Culture,” an exhibition curated by Deborah Willis that examines African-American depictions and representations in...

Wreck of Noted Civil War Vessel, the Planter, Thought to be Found

Researchers think they have found the wreck of the noted Civil War vessel the Planter -- a Confederate ammunition ship commandeered in 1862 by...

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,...