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    Colonial Williamsburg, Black Church to Ring in New Era

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Colonial Williamsburg is reintroducing itself to African-American visitors. The Virginia heritage site has struggled to attract Black tourists, despite a continuing emphasis on African-American history. Now, the foundation that operates the...

    Libby Clark, Veteran Black Press Food, Religion Writer, Dies at 94

    Funeral services for Libby Clark, a trailblazing Black female journalist, food and religion writer for the Los Angeles Sentinel for 50 years and editor of the “Black Family Reunion Cookbook” were held Jan. 30...

    Baltimore Man Emerges in Pulpit From Life in Mean Streets

    An ex-gang member and enforcer addressing a church congregation? A rare sight. But at an evening service at the Ark Church in East Baltimore Oct. 6, Edward “Ted” Sutton did just that, telling 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 Carolina to accommodate transgender people who wish to use the...

    Zion 150th Anniversary Celebration

    Zion Baptist Church will welcome the Rev. Dr. Lehman D. Bates II, as the guest messenger for its service 10:15 a.m. Aug. 3 at 4850 Blagden Ave., Northwest D.C. For more information of upcoming...

    Wynter Pitts, Christian Author, Dies Suddenly

    By AFRO Staff Update: July 28 Wynter Pitts funeral will be live streamed from Dallas, Texas at 5 p.m. Central Standard Time at cbnnews.com. Wynter Evans Pitts, a Christian author, niece of famed Pastor Dr. Tony Evans and mother of...

    A Spiritual Awakening in Business

    In April 2012, Evelyn Bandoh received her latest calling. “It came to me as an idea after meditation. I knew that I was supposed to create some type of entity to support women in becoming...

    Black Churches Pray in Protest of Police Slayings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed Black...

    Freshman Fla. Rep. West Stirs Controversy over Anti-Islamic Comments

    Newly-seated Congressman Allen West (R.-Fla.) is facing a controversy following abrasive comments about the Islamic religion. The Tea Party-backed conservative, in an interview on “The Shalom Show,” a public affairs program airing on the JLTV...

    Joyful Noise Outdoor Concert Benefits Homeless Residents

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Homelessness is a pervasive problem across our nation.  In cities and suburbs across the country, people are living without permanent housing and this epidemic has not spared Baltimore County. According...

    Church Pastors See Hope Past Obama Presidency

    Eight years ago, the Rev. Derrick Harkins could hardly contain his joy when President-elect Barack Obama and the first family worshipped at the 19th Street Baptist Church in Northwest D.C. on the Sunday before...

    Priscilla Shirer: Minister, Motivational Speaker and Now Actor

    A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master's degree in Biblical Studies, Priscilla Shirer speaks at corporate conferences, organizations, and before Christian audiences across the United States and around the world. After ten...
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