BCNN1/BCBC National Bestsellers List

Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Seeks to Accommodate Visitors While Serving the Needs of Its...

Every Sunday, rain or shine, tourists line up in front of a derelict building around the block from Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church. On a...

Black Churches and Groups Sue Ohio Over Cut to Early Voting

Ohio’s law cutting the first week of early voting and all early ballots on Sundays was challenged by black and women’s groups in a...

Martin Luther King Jr. Estate Withdraws Request to Disqualify Lawyer

The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. has withdrawn a request to disqualify a lawyer for his daughter from participating in a dispute over the ownership...

Friendship Baptist Church and the City of Atlanta Offer $12.6 Million For Morris Brown...

The City of Atlanta and Friendship Baptist Church are offering $12.6 million to buy out nearly all of the 37-acre Morris Brown campus in...

The House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s Visit with Some of his Toughest Critics on...

If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound? If Paul Ryan visits communities to try to solve some of the...

Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl Over Facebook Dispute About a Boy Puts Spotlight Back on...

Before the teenager’s killing—which appears to have stemmed from a dispute over a boy—lawmakers were trumpeting lower crime statistics in the embattled city.Just as...

Father and Son Team, Sherwood Brown Sr. and Sherwood Brown Jr., Will Graduate Together...

They share the same name, same talents and same philosophies; and on Saturday, May 3, father and son duo Sherwood Brown Sr. and Sherwood Brown Jr. will walk...

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Congress Will Take a Second Look at Controversial...

The Pentagon will review its policies on hairstyles following backlash from African-American soldiers, who said the Army's revised rules are racially and culturally biased. Defense...

19-Year-Old Nubia Bowe says California BART Police Handcuffed and Beat Her in Train Station...

Oakland, Calif.’s, BART system has become the location of another police injustice, charges one woman. Nubia Bowe, 19, and two friends were returning home on...

Minnesota Woman Forgives Man Who Killed Her Son and Now They Live Next Door

In Minnesota, a young man was murdered and his killer was sent to prison. Then, as CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman reports, the story...

New Study Shows that ‘Iron Deficiency Anemia’ Is the Reason Many Black Women Don’t...

In a world where weaves, wigs, extensions, clip ins, you name it, have become the norm amongst black women in the U.S. and abroad,...

Southern Pennsylvania Township Residents Are Not Happy with KKK Neighborhood Watch Proposal

When a Missouri-based Ku Klux Klan affiliate dropped leaflets on residents' lawns in a southern Pennsylvania township to announce the start of a neighborhood...

Rev. Maurice Nutt Appointed Director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier...

The Rev. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R., has been appointed director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies and the Drexel Society Endowed Professor of Black...

WATCH: Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi Calmly Calls Justice Clarence Thomas an ‘Uncle...

Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) on Wednesday stood by his remark that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an "Uncle Tom" and continued to...

President of Los Angeles NAACP, Leon Jenkins, Resigns Over Decision to Give Donald Sterling...

The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned, following scrutiny of his decision to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald...

Taser Was Reportedly Used on Death-Row Inmate Clayton Lockett on the Morning of his...

The inmate who died of an apparent heart attack after a botched execution this week was Tasered the morning of his execution, and doctors inserted an...

Predominantly White Second Baptist Church in Rock Hill, SC, Opens Its Doors and Its...

At Second Baptist Church, the name does not quite fit. Nobody is second at Second. People of all colors come first. Its sanctuary on S.C....

DJ Russ Parr Says He “Was Trying to Speak My Truth” In Controversial “The...

Nationally syndicated DJ Russ Parr may be a beloved radio personality, but he isolated a sector of the faith-based community with his 2012 film,...

Bishop Nathan Edwers Defends Westchester, NY County Executive Rob Astorino Amid Racism Accusations Over...

African-American minister Bishop Nathan Edwars has come to the defense of County Executive Rob Astorino amid racism accusations in connection with affordable housing and...

Some People Are Calling for L.A. NAACP President Leon Jenkins to Step Down

Kick rocks! That’s the sentiment of Blacks in Los Angeles after learning that Leon Jenkins, the president of Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the...