Joshua DuBois: Obama’s Statement About Helping Young Men of Color May be the Most...

by Joshua DuBois No one paid much attention when he said he would appeal for more help for young men of color, but those could...

WATCH: Almost 50 Years After Martin Luther King, Jr., Why Is the Church Still...

“11 a.m. on a Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America.”  Click here to watch video Source: Christian Post

Looking Back on Langston Hughes’ Life and Letters

When I think of Langston Hughes at pivotal moments in his life, I think of my favorite photographs of him, such as the one...

Reformed African American Network Co-Founder, Jemar Tisby, Gives Five Reasons Why Black History Month...

February 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month. Each year U.S. residents set aside a few weeks to focus their historical hindsight on...

Virginia Union University and First African Baptist Church Selected for New Historical Markers

Two Baptist institutions in Richmond are to be the sites of new historical markers noting significant events in the region’s black history. Markers approved in...

Chelsi P. Henry on Being Young, Black, Female, and Republican

I’m often asked, “When did you become a Republican?” And my answer is the same every time: “I’ve always been one!”  My mother gave birth...

5 Questions Gospel Rap Artist Trip Lee Would Ask Beyonce

Rapper Trip Lee took to his blog to discuss if he had the opportunity to meet Beyonce he would ask her 5 specific questions. From his blog: Music is a...

Many Black Church and City Leaders Are Changing Their View on Marijuana to Support...

Inside the law offices of Cannabis Counsel in Detroit, where two lawyers work full-time for clients fighting marijuana charges, 40 political activists gathered recently...

Pentecostal Theological Seminary Announces Black Ministries Celebration Week Activities

The Pentecostal Theological Seminary will host its annual “Black Ministries Awareness Celebration” in observance of Black History Month, with events open to the public...

DuSable Museum and Trinity United Church of Christ Join Together on Slave Trade and...

Ghana. Haiti. New Orleans. Chicago. The transatlantic slave trade and black migration will be explored through a Black History Month program sponsored by the DuSable...

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Trial for Michael Dunn Who Allegedly Murdered 17-Year-Old...

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in Florida in the trial of 47-year-old Michael Dunn, a software developer charged with first-degree murder and...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Hails his Stop-and-Frisk Decisions at A.R. Bernard’s Christian...

Speaking at an East New York megachurch this morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio further celebrated the decision he made last week to end the...

Black Pastor and White Pastor in Mississippi to Switch Pulpits on February 16 in...

Two Oxford ministers who share Monroe County roots will exchange pulpits at a traditional African-American and a white church during Black History Month on Feb. 16 Two...

Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr., to Be Honored at Prime Osborn Convention Center in Florida...

More than 1,200 state, national and community leaders will converge on the Prime Osborn Convention Center Friday night to celebrate Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick...

New Orleans Re-elects Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Mitch Landrieu cruised to a second term as mayor on Saturday, having successfully made the case to a large majority of this city’s residents...

Sister of Motown’s Berry Gordy and Former Wife of Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy, Dies...

Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of Motown's founder and ex-wife of late legendary singer Marvin Gaye, has died. She was 92. She died early Friday surrounded...

Bishop Gerald Edmund Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Fraud

A LEADING Pentecostal bishop has been sentenced to two years in jail after he pleaded guilty to one count of fraud by false representation...

Shiloh Baptist Church in New Orleans Holds 23rd Annual Festival of Negro Spirituals

A standing-room-only crowd packed the sanctuary of Shiloh Baptist Church Saturday afternoon for the 23rd annual Festival of Negro Spirituals. “Looking forward from way back,”...

9 Facts About Black History that You May Not Know

Black History Month begins Feb. 1. Started in 1926 by African-American historian and author Carter G. Woodson, the celebration began as Negro History Week...

Bethel Baptist Institutional Church in Jacksonville, FL Has a Rich History Going Back to...

Camilla P. Thompson, 91, is fragile and slow in her steps. These days, her vision is dim, a victim of glaucoma, but her mind...