Our Scripture Verse for today is Psalm 119:30 which reads: "I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me."
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee June, a professor at Michigan State University and the author of Read More
Our Scripture Verse for today is Matthew 4:4 which reads: "But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is Read More
Our Scripture Verse for today is Proverbs 14:34 which reads: "Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people."
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee June, a professor at Michigan State University and the author of the book, "Yet Read More
WGN America is officially out of the high-end original scripted series business. As expected, the cable network today cancelled acclaimed drama Underground after two seasons. It follows the recent cancellation of fellow drama Outsiders as WGN America is changing its programming course, while its parent Tribune is preparing for its Read More
Our Scripture verse for today is Romans 5:10 which reads: "For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse."
Our History of Black Americans and Read More
The History Makers, the Nation’s largest African American video oral history archive, is making its collection available on-line through the Chicago Public Library starting this summer. (more…) Read More
The children who visit one particular barbershop in Michigan get more than just fresh cuts when they visit; if they want to, they can receive lessons in reading, in African-American history and in self-confidence. (more…) Read More
There’s no denying that prominent members of the Trump administration are challenged when it comes to African American history. Consider these examples, with the most recent first: (more…) Read More
The Black Church will not allow this to happen again
Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is appalled at the way that Ms. Omarosa Manigault was treated while shopping for wedding gowns for Read More
“Hidden Figures” is an award-winning movie about three African-American women whose work as mathematicians helped make this country’s space program a success during the 1960s. (more…) Read More
This month, as we celebrate African American History, I would like to spotlight Dr. Carla Hayden who was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress on Sept. 14. She served as president of the American Library Association from 2003 to 2004, and in 1995 was the first African American Read More
Now in its 28th year, the Savannah Black Heritage Festival brings a remarkable number and variety of events to town all this month. (more…) Read More
Barack Obama, America’s first black president, has opened the country’s first national museum dedicated to telling the stories and histories of African American citizens. (more…) Read More
The dedication and official opening of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture won't just be celebrated in Washington. (more…) Read More
Long before the grand opening neared for the Smithsonian’s new museum devoted to African-American history, Amirah Muhammad had a difficult decision to make. (more…) Read More
Our Scripture verse for today is Psalm 119:93 which reads: "I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me."
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee June, a professor at Michigan State University and the author of the book, Read More
Our Scripture verse for today is Psalm 138:2 which reads: "Jesus saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God."
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Read More
Our Scripture verse for today is Colossians 2:9-10 which reads: "For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:"
Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee Read More
A historic Harlem church is being destroyed as activists fear gentrification is proving disastrous the neighborhood. Uptown houses of worship are being sold for millions of dollars, including one that holds a special place in African-American history. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
The funeral for Malcolm X was held Read More
A rare first edition of David Walker's 19th century anti-slavery book, "Appeal," owned and signed by W.E.B. Du Bois, has been obtained by Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, with a generous grant from the B.H. Breslauer Foundation and additional support from other individuals. (more…) Read More