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...

Christians Plan 9-Day Prayer Vigil on Good Friday In Chicago’s Daley Plaza

At midnight on Good Friday, a nine-day prayer vigil will commence in Chicago's Daley Plaza to honor the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. The...

Dr. Ben Carson to Give Commencement Address at Regent University

Benjamin M. Carson, Sr., M.D., renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, inspiring storyteller, New York Times best-selling author and FOX News contributor, will speak at Regent University's 2014 Commencement...

People Are Upset at Howard University for Naming P. Diddy as Commencement Speaker because...

Howard University's decision to have entertainment mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs deliver this year's graduating class commencement speech is causing many people to cry...

Rev. Vernon Walton to become Pastor of First Baptist Church of Vienna in Northern...

The Rev. Vernon Walton – Bergen County's first black freeholder – has moved to northern Virginia to take on a new assignment after 16...

South Potomac Church in White Plains, Maryland Puts an Urban Take on the Easter...

Christian Thomas sported jeans and a T-shirt on stage. He looked more suited to be a linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens as opposed to...

Plans to Build a New Kansas African American Museum Are On Hold

Plans to build a new Kansas African American Museum are on hold. The land has been given back to the city: 1.2 acres in the...

Century of Hallmarks to Line African-American Heritage Trail in St. Petersburg, Florida

Elihu Brayboy remembers when baseball great Willie Mays could be spotted around the city's traditional African-American neighborhoods. Back then, 22nd Street S — known as...

Rev. Ray Barnett to Lead the Charge to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of William...

The late architect William Sidney Pittman continues to get what admirers say is long overdue recognition. This time the spotlight is on the 2013 centennial of...