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Touré Roberts’ Tips for a Successful New Year

We’re revisiting this January 2018 article that includes Roberts’ timeless advice for starting a new year off right.

Janelle Monáe Talks Sexuality & The Baptist Church

“I leaned into the idea that if my own church won’t accept me, I’m gonna create my own church.”

Housekeeper Suing The Winans Family Over Alleged Forced Church Donations

Housekeeper LaKaiya Harris is suing the Winans’ family church in federal court, accusing the gospel…

Rev. Michael Curry Talks Bringing the Black Church to The Royal Wedding

The Rev. Michael Bruce Curry presided over last weekend’s royal wedding, giving a fiery sermon…

‘Greenleaf’ Actress Desiree Ross Talks Impressing Oprah!

EBONY caught up with actress Desiree Ross ahead of Greenleaf’s season two premiere to discuss her character and how Oprah changed her life.

Tina Campbell Needs to Pray for Us, Not Trump

You know how, when you read a headline you hope is not true, you kind…


The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

On Sunday New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta announced that its leader, controversial Bishop…

The Mis-Education of the Black Church

As a young boy growing up in rural North Carolina, I was never taught that…


Mississippi Church Burned and Signed ‘Vote Trump’

An African-American church in Greenville, Mississippi, was burned and vandalized late Tuesday evening. Hopewell Baptist Church…


When the Black Church Matters, the Black Vote Matters

Since the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Black churches have always played a…