Southern Baptists Repudiate Confederate Flag

The Southern Baptist Convention, which was founded as a pro-slavery denomination and is the largest Protestant church in the United States, recently passed a...

Muslim View of LGBT People in Spotlight after Orlando Attack

NEW YORK (AP) — After the massacre in Orlando, the head of a prominent Muslim advocacy group stood before a bank of microphones and...

Southern Baptists Shifting Traditional Conservative Politics at Meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention has been closely associated with conservative politics for years, but at its annual meeting this week...

US Muslims Draw Inspiration from Ali’s Fight for his Faith

DETROIT (AP) — Even in his final months, Muhammad Ali was speaking out on behalf of Islam, the religion he so famously embraced in...

Diversity Remains Elusive in U.S. Churches

Churches in the United States remain bastions of segregation decades after the Civil Rights Movement produced legal barriers to the practice. In 1963, the...

Black Church Group Stands with N.C. Governor: Condemns Transgender Rights

  The National Black Church Initiative, a group of 34,000 churches in America, on Friday issued a blistering condemnation of a city’s efforts in North...

Rev. Jamal Bryant Breaks Silence Over Latest Allegations

On May 12, the Rev. Jamal H. Bryant of Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple Church took to social media to address rumors and allegations that he...

The National Black Church Initiative Calls The Election Results of Baltimore City Corrupt, Asks...

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...

National Black Church Initiative Says The Black Caucus nor Rev. Al Sharpton Do Not...

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...

34,000 Black Churches Will Not Support President Obama’s SCOTUS Nomination

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,...

Religious Groups Assume Responsibility in Flint

FLINT, Mich. -- The First Presbyterian Church of Flint sits majestically along the historic cobblestone streets in the core of the city’s downtown...

National Black Church Initiative Calls Donald Trump The Biggest Racist Since Bull Connor

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...