Faith is a strong guiding force in the lives of many African American women. And for all that they receive from their spiritual communities, they give back even more. In fact, black women have long been regarded as the backbone of the black church. But their extensive and significant contrib…

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Airickca Gordon-Taylor, a relative of Emmett Till who spent her life educating others about the Black teenage lynching victim’s legacy through her foundation, died at age 50, according to family members.

The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS was commemorated nationally March 1 to 8, 2020. The spiritual endeavor is an annual HIV awareness campaign that mobilizes faith communities and highlights the contributions and impact congregations are making in areas of HIV prevention, tes…

When fasting is mentioned in the spiritual realm, people often conjure starvation because they must abstain. Christians are familiar with the concept, but many are unaware that fasting exists in varied forms. Absolute fasting calls for no intake of food or drink for a specified time period w…

Pastor Marc Royster shares leadership methodology in his latest book, Leadership and Management B.I.A.S.: How Your Behavior, Integrity, Authority, and Standards Impact Those Around You.

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Award-winning mystery writer Barbara Neely, who created the first Black female sleuth series in mainstream American publishing, died March 2 after a brief illness, according to her publisher, Brash Books. She was 78.

Raenikqua James joined the Overtown Youth Center in middle school. She has since graduated high school, Florida A&M university and is back with the center helping kids prepare for college.

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