Bishop John Henry Sheard of Greater Mitchell Temple COGIC in Detroit says his Church...

Mayor Mike Duggan said Tuesday the city would maintain about 250 of its more than 300 parks during the summer — a significant increase...

Boston Advocacy Leader, Rev. Bruce Wall, Calls Meeting to Rebut Accusations

A week after announcing he would step down as head of a Dorchester advocacy group, one of Boston’s most prominent black community leaders reversed...

St. John A.M.E. Church in Huntville, AL Is On a Mission to Show Compassion...

One Huntsville church is on a mission to show compassion to those in need. St. John A.M.E. Church members are doing it in the...

Walker Temple AME in Los Angeles Opens Bilingual Mental Health Clinic

As demographics rapidly change in Southeast Los Angeles, Walker Temple A.M.E. Church is transforming its ministry to embrace all cultures and needs of the...

St. Mark AME in Milwaukee Celebrates 145 Years of Ministry and Service

St. Mark AME Church, located at 1616 W. Atkinson Ave., will celebrate 145 years of ministry and service on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at...

Williams Chapel AME in Orangeburg, SC Celebrates 141st Anniversary

Williams Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrated its 141st anniversary on Sunday, March 30. The occasion was marked by a proclamation issued by Orangeburg...

Pittsburgh’s Central Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Victor Grigsby Announces First Black Coalition Gubernatorial Candidates...

Members of what Central Baptist Church pastor Rev. Victor Grigsby called “one of the strongest coalitions this city has seen in terms of African-American...

Rev. Dennis Dillon and Other Pastors in New York Are Accusing Mayor de Blasio...

More than a half-dozen African-American pastors and about 70 supporters gathered outside City Hall Thursday to protest what they described as a lack of...

WATCH: Three Black Teens in Jacksonville Suspected in Several Crimes, Area Pastors Weigh In

VIDEO: This week Channel 4 News has reported the names of several young black men who have been arrested and accused of violence in...

Public Health Leader in Ohio and Faithful Church Lady, Dorotha Stubblefield, Remembered

Dorotha Stubblefield, 79, whose interest in how things work spurred a career in science and public health, died Tuesday in ProMedica Toledo Hospital after...

Why Many Black Pastors and Their Congregations Are Either Uninformed or in Denial about...

Dr. Reba Haley often stands in the pulpit of her Tampa area church and delivers a message that most Black pastors won’t touch: If...

First Black Church Established in Decatur, GA, Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church, Is Being...

Today is the day. Contractors are removing a church at 109 Hibernia Avenue. Developer Thrive Homes is razing the church to build 20 townhomes –...

Police Arrest Quantavious Thompson in North Carolina Kidnapping Case

Another arrest was made in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, federal investigators said Thursday. Quantavious Thompson was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon, FBI...

Ralph Basui Watkins and Justin G. West Release Book that Spurs Dialogue on the...

VALLEY FORGE, Penn., April 17, 2014 /-- The African American church is a rich and complex phenomenon. Historically, it has played a major role in the advancement...

National Institute of Justice Announces Availability of $15 Million to Address School Safety

Funding Opportunities National Institute of Justice Announces Availability of $15 Million to Address School Safety The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research...

‘Real Talk’ Panel in Florida Addresss Issues Faced by Young Black Men

Many questions were raised after the Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis verdicts about the value of lives of young black men. Melba Pearson, Southeast...

Father of Former New York Governor David Paterson, Basil Paterson, Dies at 87

The patriarch served in the state Senate in the '60s, as deputy mayor under Mayor Ed Koch in the '70s and as secretary of...

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Announces 2nd Class of Fellows for Harvard’s Hutchins Center for...

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University professor and director of the newly launched Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard...

Major League Baseball Marks 67th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s Debut

Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides...

Missouri Man Who Never Served Sentence for Robbery 13 Years Ago Awaits Prison Term...

He's a pretty average guy — father of four, owns his home, pays his taxes, volunteers at his family's church. Except for that prison thing. Cornealious...