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    Suspect Arraigned in Stabbing at Rabbi’s House on Hanukkah

    By Ryan Tarinelli The Associated Press A man stabbed five people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi's home in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said...

    Vandals Set Fire to Black S. Carolina Church’s Gathering Hall

    By The Associated Press  Members of a South Carolina church with a mostly Black membership said someone broke into a building they use for gatherings and set several fires. Someone also broke nearly all the windows...

    Get Your Head Back in the Game!

    By Marnita Coleman Special to AFRO Have you ever self-examined your heart? No, not your physical heart that pumps blood throughout your body, but your spiritual heart where thoughts are produced and habits are developed? As...

    Home for the Holidays: Caring for the Soul

    By Kevin Daniels Special to AFRO Around this time in 1971, James Brown masterfully penned a song entitled “Soul Power,” which highlighted the cultural need for people to reach beyond mere external vices of the times...

    Roof Collapses at Historic Church in Black Florida Community

    By The Associated Press ORLANDO (AP) — The roof has collapsed on a 94-year-old Florida church that was only recently granted historic landmark status, further endangering efforts to preserve the surrounding Black community. No one was...

    Leading a Legacy: A Protégé Fills Big Shoes

    By Renee Foose Special to the AFRO On Sunday evenings after attending church service and ministering  to several others, Angelo Johnson can be found back at the altar, but not to preach.  Johnson, 43 of Baltimore,...

    Black Georgia Lawmakers to Push for State Hate Crimes Law

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Black lawmakers in Georgia said Thursday that they will push for a state hate crimes law after a White 16-year-old girl was accused of plotting to attack Black...

    Faith and Fashion Week Hosts Runway Grand Finale

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO The sixth annual Faith & Fashion Week grand finale took place Nov.16 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Silver Spring, to celebrate the incorporation of faithful fashionistas. Showcasing many...

    Kanye West Talks About Serving God During Visit with Osteen

    By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he’s no longer in the...

    Balm in Gilead Sounds the Alarm with Healthy Churches 2020

    By Jannette J. Witmyer, Special to the AFRO Pastors from around the country will gather, Nov. 19-22, in Charlotte, N.C. for the much anticipated Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference, the sixth of its kind offered by...

    New Jersey Seminary to Pay $27 Million in Reparations for Ties to Slavery

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The Princeton Theological Seminary, in Princeton, NJ, has set aside $27 million to pay reparations for its ties to slavery. Among the institutions of higher education, the more than...

    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...

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