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    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...

    Relief, Anger at Washington-Area Mosque Where al-Awlaki Preached

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At the Washington-area mosque where Anwar al-Awlaki preached a decade ago, there were few tears over the death of the influential al-Qaida figure who more than anyone gave the...

    Conservative Black Pastors Meet in D.C.

    Tea Party figurehead U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was the keynote speaker at an awards dinner that kicked off the Coalition of African American Pastors’ 8th Annual Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., this week. “Senator...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO We are in the midst of Holy Week, the most important time on the Christian calendar. It is the time when Christians all over the world remember the...

    Neighbor Churches, Split on Race Lines, Work to Heal Divide

    MACON,Ga. (AP) — There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown. About 170...

    Mother of Girl Declared Dead Twice Slams Doctors at Funeral

    By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After battling for more than four years to keep a comatose daughter declared brain dead from being issued a California death certificate, Nailah Winkfield forcefully told...

    T.D. Jakes Chastises Franklin Graham for Obama Statements

    Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes this weekend denounced the Rev. Franklin Graham for questioning President Obama’s faith in a recent television interview. “I find it insulting,” Jakes said May 15 on TV One’s “Washington...

    $1.5M Settlement for Muslim Workers Fired in Prayer Dispute

    By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A big U.S. meatpacker has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from their jobs at a Colorado plant after they...

    NAACP’s Religious Roundtable Speaks Out Against Rev. Franklin Graham’s Obama/Muslim Comments

    Several faith leaders involved in the NAACP's Religious Roundtable have released a letter that speaks out against Evangelical leader the Rev. Franklin Graham after his recent comments on a television news show that questioned...

    AME Zion Church Set to Hold 50th Quadrennial Conference in Greensboro, N.C.

    The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church will hold its 50th Quadrennial Conference at the Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel & Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. from July 20-26 to take care of denomination business...

    Prometheus: Archaeologists Search for Humanity’s Birthplace

    Dateline: Scotland, 2089. While spelunking on the Isle of Skye, archaeologists Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) and Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) discover an ancient painting etched into the ceiling of an abandoned cave. The...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    Pastor Sandy Johnson Dies Pastor Sandy Johnson, of the Fresh Waters Ministries church in Parkville died suddenly, on June 23. She was 62. Pastor Johnson was ordained as a minister in 1999 and presided over...

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