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    Whiteness: A Longtime Demonic Spiritual Presence in the World

    By Ralph Moore Special to the AFRO “Whiteness” was word for the Oct. 20 rainy morning at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Northeast Baltimore. After the sound of African drums sounded attention, the Rev. Heber Brown...

    Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin To Boycott Dove Awards

    By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin says he's boycotting the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards after they edited out part of his acceptance speech earlier this...

    Black Baptist Church Shaped Cummings’ Commitment

    By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — To many Black clergy, Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was more than a formidable orator, civil rights champion and passionate public servant, he was also one of...

    Gillis Memorial Church Dedicates New Parking Lot

    By Carolyn Bruce, Special to the AFRO On Tuesday, October 22, Pastor Darryl P. Gould, Sr. and members of the Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, in Northwest Baltimore, along with city and state officials gathered for...

    The AME Church Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

    Statement on the Death of Congressman Elijah Cummings The servant leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Social Action Commission pray a Psalm 121 blessing on the grieving wife, family, friends, and constituents...

    Bmorenow: Bishop James Nelson 

    By Imani Wj Wright, Special to the AFRO  Bishop James Nelson hosted Bmorenow, a free community event, Nov. 12, at Church of The Redeemed of The Lord. “Bmorenow's focus was to create a collaborative social and...

    Rev. Dotson’s ‘Soul Reset’

    By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the Rev. Junius B. Dotson tackles that topic, along with many others, in his latest book, Soul Reset. As the current CEO of Discipleship...

    Baltimore Clergy “To Resurrect The City”

    By Kevin Daniels, Special to the AFRO Recently, the Ministers Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity (MCBV), organized over 111 years ago with more than 100 member churches across 14 districts in the city, launched a major...

    Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’

    By Black Press USA With more than 10,000 people packing New Birth’s sanctuary, Grammy Award winning artist Kanye West hosted his recent ‘Sunday Service’ at the Stonecrest megachurch. The ‘Stronger’ and ‘Jesus Walks’ artist led...

    Oblate Sisters of Providence

    By Ralph E. Moore, Jr., Special to the AFRO The Oblate Sisters of Providence are celebrating 190 years of service this year and are still going strong. I first met them in 1957, and I am...

    In Mississippi Delta, Catholic Abuse Cases Settled On Cheap

    By MICHAEL REZENDES Associated Press GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The IHOP in Southhaven, Mississippi, was an unlikely place to settle a sex abuse claim against the Catholic Church. But in January a white official from...

    Bishops Invite Faith Community to Toll Bells

    By AFRO Staff Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church and Bishop W. Darin Moore of the AME Zion Church are among clergy leaders across the country inviting their memebr to engage in a...

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