Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Not the Only One Surveilled By The FBI; ARETHA FRANKLIN WAS SURVEILLED BY THE FBI REGARDING HER CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVITY in the 1960’s and 1970’s

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Not the Only One Surveilled By The FBI;...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Not the Only One Surveilled By The FBI; ARETHA FRANKLIN WAS SURVEILLED BY THE FBI REGARDING HER CIVIL...
“. . . I think there might be something here” — Associated Press Reporter Hands Envelope With Information on the Tuskegee Syphilis Story Where the U.S. Government Denied Hundreds of Poor, Black Men Treatment for Syphilis so Researchers Could Study its Ravages on the Human Body

“. . . I think there might be something here” — Associated Press Reporter...

Jean Heller was toiling away on the floor of the Miami Beach Convention Center when an Associated Press colleague from the opposite end of...
Why Juneteenth Should Matter to the Church

Why Juneteenth Should Matter to the Church

On June 19, 1865, the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform enslaved Black Americans that the Civil War was over and slavery...
Archaeologists Uncover Possible Remains of America’s Oldest Black Church in Williamsburg, Virginia

Archaeologists Uncover Possible Remains of America’s Oldest Black Church in Williamsburg, Virginia

Archaeologists may have found remnants in Williamsburg, Va. of what could be one of America’s oldest Black churches. Experts uncovered what they believe is the foundation of...
Former child star Matthew Mindler died by suicide,coroner

Former child star Matthew Mindler died by suicide, coroner rules

Former child star Matthew Mindler’s death has been ruled a suicide. The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office made the “manner of death” ruling Monday, though the...

Black History Can’t Be Told Without the Bible

Black Americans are leading the charge when it comes to religious practice in America. According to Pew Research, nearly 8 in 10 African Americans (79%)...
Hundreds of civilians are slaughtered with machetes and knives in Ethiopian government offensive against rebel town that ‘left the stench of bodies lingering for days’

Hundreds of civilians are slaughtered with machetes and knives in Ethiopian government offensive against...

Hundreds of people were slaughtered in an Ethiopian town during a government offensive which 'left the stench of bodies lingering for days', according to...
Michael Brown on Pastors John MacArthur and Andy Stanley Disagree, but I Agree With Both of Them

Michael Brown on Pastors John MacArthur and Andy Stanley Disagree, but I Agree With...

Two of the best-known pastors in America have offered very different (and very public) responses to governmental prohibitions to church gatherings. Pastor John MacArthur has said no...
PODCAST: The History of Black Americans and the Black Church Episode #76 with Daniel Whyte III

PODCAST: The History of Black Americans and the Black Church Episode #76 with Daniel...

Gospel Light Society Podcasts · The History of Black Americans and the Black Church Episode #76 This is Daniel Whyte III, president of Gospel Light...

BCNN1 Celebrates Black History Happening Today with “50 Most Influential Black Christian History-Makers” Compilation

“We believe that black history is important. But we also believe that making history today is more important,” write the editors of Black Christian...

BCNN1 Celebrates Black History in the Making Today with “70 Most Influential Black Christian...

“We believe that black history is important. But we also believe that making history today is more important,” write the editors of Black Christian...

BCNN1 Celebrates Black History Happening Today with “100 Most Influential Black Christian History-Makers” Compilation

“We believe that black history is important. But we also believe that making history today is more important,” write the editors of Black Christian...

BCNN1 Celebrates Black History with “100 Most Influential Black Christians in History” Compilation

From the first century after the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ to the twentieth century, Black Christians have played a key role in...

8 Influential African American Christian Leaders Who Have Contributed to U.S. History

As the United States observes Black History Month, many are looking back in time to learn more about those who've shaped our nation. The contributions...

New Documents Reveal How FBI Deployed a Black Televangelist to Discredit Martin Luther King...

In 2017, the National Archives released a new trove of FBI files in response to a Freedom of Information Act request I made. The...

The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass

The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slave-holding society. As Frederick Douglass looked out on the boisterous crowd that had gathered to celebrate America’s...
The church Harriet Tubman attended when she lived in St. Catharines, Ontario. (Photo courtesy of Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal Church)

Harriet Tubman’s Church in Canada Seeks Help for Repairs

A century and a half ago, a new Canadian church gave fleeing slaves a place to worship. Now the sanctuary that welcomed Underground Railroad...

LISTEN: The Plantation System, Part 3; An Arena of Political Life; Education (The History...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-50 Our Scripture Verse for today is 2 Corinthians 7:1 which reads: "Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness...

LISTEN: The Plantation System, Part 2; A Nation Within a Nation, Part 18; Crime,...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-history-of-black-americans-and-the-black-church-49 Our Scripture Verse for today is James 1:22 which reads: "But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own...

Remembering ‘the Other Carey’: Unsung Hero of the Modern Missions Movement

Lott Carey was born a slave, purchased his freedom, and carried the gospel to Africa. A few weeks ago I was asked to write an...