black churches

A doll was found hanging by a noose in front of an African American church in Washington D.C. The Washington Post reports: Laurel police were trying Monday to determine who hung a doll from a noose in front of an African American church on Laurel Park Drive late Saturday or early Sunday, authorities said. A […]

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Bishop Eddie Long’s church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is being sued by Tama Colson for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination over a cell phone picture of one of her supervisor’s genitals. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is the focus of another lawsuit, this one by a former employee […]

At the town hall discussion for CNN’s Almighty Debt: A Black In America special, Pastor Soaries and Bishop T.D. Jakes explain why pastors should get involved in the financial matters of parishioners. Should Pastors Provide Financial Advice? Uploaded by thatsfunny. – Up-to-the minute news videos. RELATED STORIES T.D. Jakes Says Change Of Plan Saved Him […]

The foreclosure crisis has touched everyone, including the church. A predominantly African American church in Atlanta is speaking out about its foreclosure, saying the bank is not doing enough to help.

Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the day.

The Bible has something for everyone, even fashionistas.

From HuffingtonPost.com: “It’s an explosion of luuuv!” Elyse yells from the kitchen as she admires the golden challah loaves that she and her daughter Sydnee have prepared for the evening’s Shabbat.

From CNN.com: “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is an uplifting spiritual, one that’s often heard in churches and popularly recognized as the black national anthem. Timothy Askew grew up with its rhythms, but now the song holds a contentious place in his mind.

From the Chicago-Tribune: On a recent Sunday morning, the Rev. Stephen Thurston stood on the pulpit before a packed New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago while a health care worker swabbed his upper and lower gums. After his sermon, she announced the results: Thurston had tested negative for HIV.