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    Success through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple

    "Why should you meditate? The answer is simple: to be happy. Which is the only reason you're here. That might sound like a very simple take on the meaning of life, but I believe...

    The National Black Church Initiative has Declared an Immunization Emergency

    Washington DC – The National Black Church Initiative, a coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, has recently declared a health emergency in the Black church. As a...

    DOJ Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Muslim Woman

    The Justice Department’s involvement in a lawsuit against an Illinois school district on the grounds that the school system violated the civil rights of a Muslim woman has triggered a debate among lawyers and...

    THE MARYLAND STATE BOYCHOIR TO PERFORM ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT

    The Maryland State Boychoir, under the direction of Stephen Holmes and Joseph Shortall, will perform a concert, 4 p.m., April 6 at The Maryland State Boychoir Center for the Arts, 3400 Norman Ave. in...

    Catholic Institutions File 12 Lawsuits Challenging Health Care Mandate

    Catholic institutions are striking back against a provision in the Affordable Care Act that would force them to pay for or provide contraceptives and perform procedures such as abortions. The Archdiocese of Washington and other...

    Century-old Afro-Brazilian Religion Under Threat

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rosa Cardoso has practiced the Afro-Brazilian religion of Umbanda almost all of her 89 years, yet she hasn't stopped hiding her faith from the rest of the world. The door...

    Historic Grace Memorial Destroyed By Fire

    March 4 was a terrible Sunday for the members of venable Grace Memorial Baptist Church in East Baltimore, when a catastrophic 2-alarm fire erupted at the church located at 1100 N. Eden St. Congregants...

    Edward Z. Watson Jr., 94

    Edward Zarius Watson JR., a man of distinction, strength and courage, was born on Feb. 3, 1917 to the late Hannah Allen and Edward Zarius Watson Sr., in Earleigh Heights, Anne Arundel County, Md....

    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...

    Yolanda Adams Praises God for the Blessings of Sacrificial Leadership

    Gospel extraordinaire Yolanda Adams, a bold and beautiful faith-filled songstress with a license to tell all according to the words of Jesus Christ, sat down with the AFRO to discuss the benefits of sacrificial...

    J.J. Hairston Fuses Past and Present to Make Today’s Gospel

    J.J Hairston is the leader of a contemporary gospel choir known as Youthful Praise. The group has been very successful within the gospel music industry and worked with a great deal of titans within...

    AME Zions Elect 4 New Bishops

    (Updated 07/28/2016) The Rev. Staccato Powell, pastor of Grace AME Zion Church in Raleigh, N.C., was the first bishop elected during the General Conference of the AME Zion Church. The Rev. George Crenshaw (not...

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