Seventh District Baptist Church Fires St Landry

April 24, 2019 Carma Henry 0

   Three historically Black churches have burned in less than two weeks in one south Louisiana parish, where officials said they had found “suspicious elements” in each case. The officials have not ruled out the possibility of arson, or the possibility that the fires are related. […]

Former Newark Mayor Ken Gibson dies

April 10, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Kenneth A. Gibson, who became the first African American mayor of a major American city, died this past week at the age of 86. After decades of Italian political rule, Gibson fashioned a coalition of blacks and other groups to ascend to the mayor’s office in Newark, New Jersey in 1970. He served four historical terms, leaving office in 1986. […]

New Vision & New Leadership

April 3, 2019 Carma Henry 0

By Jeremiah Carter     After three years without a senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale has a new leader. James Welch has accepted the call to become the new senior pastor. Founded […]

Spiritually Speaking….

April 3, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     We all know people who have heart-wrenching testimony about faith’s manifestation in tremendously dire situations in their lives. When the chips are down and backs are up against the wall, I too can recall how God has interceded and positively impacted very negative and hopeless moments. And I believe if you’re honest with yourself, you can too. […]

Eunetta Boone: Raven’s Home showrunner, dies at 63

March 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Boone, who died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday, is a veteran of numerous black sitcoms, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Living Single, Parent ‘Hood, The Hughleys, My Wife and Kids and One on One, which she created. Boone was currently serving as showrunner on Raven’s Home. […]

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Golden Tigers mourn the loss of “Coach” Frank Leftwich

March 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Long-time Tuskegee University administrator and faculty member Dr. H. Frank Leftwich passed away on Friday, March 15. Dr. Leftwich, affectionately known as “Coach,” served in a variety of capacities that spanned more than 50 years including professor, department chair, interim provost, interim dean, and athletic director. […]

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