https://twitter.com/MegPace/status/646349650790891520 The NAACP chapter in Jefferson County, Ala. is arguing that a mural depicting slaves picking cotton while a White overseer watches should be removed from the county courthouse, Think Progress reports. The mural, made to represent the “Old South,” was installed at the entrance of the building in 1934; a time when Black people were […]

If you like classic gospel music, then Luther Barnes’s set at Unity in the Community was one not to miss.

Pope Francis visits Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia. After a red carpet welcome by President Barack Obama at an air base near the capital,…

Pope Francis visits Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia. After a red carpet welcome by President Barack Obama at an air base near the capital, the 78-year-old Argentine headed off to Washington not in a limousine as is customary but in a modest Fiat. School children cheered the pontiff as his Alitalia plane landed, chanting […]

Denzel Washington will revive the work of famed playwright August Wilson. After revealing he would direct and star in the film version of his work Fences with Viola Davis, Washington signed a deal with HBO to bring ten more of Wilson’s plays to television. The series, which will be centered on Wilson’s American Century Cycle stories, will […]

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the United States should "absolutely" never elect a Muslim president.

A friend of Dylann Roof, the gunman who killed nine African-Americans at the Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, South Carolina in June, has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly having prior knowledge of the gunman’s plans a week before the shooting took place. According to The State, Joseph “Joey” Meek Jr. was arrested on Thursday after receiving a […]

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, will be among those joining in praise, prayer and music Sept. 19 in Washington, DC. Here's how to get tickets or watch it streamed live online.

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, will be among those joining in praise, prayer and music Sept. 19 in Washington, DC. Here's how to get tickets or watch it streamed live online.