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101 candles and counting: Indianapolis minister celebrates 101st birthday

Inside the sanctuary of Martindale-Brightwood's Harvest Christian Fellowship Church Aug. 13, a minister preached in the pulpit a day after turning 101 years old.

Cultural, historical, economic factors drive Black breast-feeding gap

Tahwii Spicer is all about being natural. With the help of a midwife, she had an unmedicated home birth with her son Reece, now...

Community Commentary: Emerson Avenue Baptist Church speaks out against racism

The events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend have been seared into our collective minds. Images: Torch wielding Klansmen, unhooded, surrounding a...

Bishop Eddie Long dies at 63: Gospel community remembers influential minister

Tributes poured in across the country this week for Bishop Eddie Long, who passed away last Sunday. Long, 63, had served for nearly 30 years...

Million Man March vendors value the experience more than the money

WASHINGTON — Tony Blair had nowhere to sell his wares at Saturday’s Million Man March. But he came anyway.With a table and boxes of...

50 Years after Riots: Watts Struggles, Cautions Ferguson and Baltimore

Fifty years ago this month, Watts was ablaze. The citizens of this all-black Los Angeles neighborhood had grown exasperated with that era’s racial inequities,...

African-American History for Week of: April 12th

Know Your History!While slavery in America hosts the background of Black history, the African American impact on history reaches beyond the country's early history,...

Gardner Taylor remembered

On Easter Sunday, President Barack Obama paused to pay tribute to civil rights leader and noted pastor, Dr. Gardner Calvin Taylor, who died earlier that...

Black History Facts for the week of February 23

Celebrating “Black History Month”Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time...

De Novo: President Obama’s Plans to Bypass Congress on Immigration

Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses, yearning to breathe freeThe wretched refuse of your teeming shore,Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me.I...
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