Pastor Kenneth Adkins is facing consequences for his sexual relationship with a teenage girl and boy at his church seven years ago. On Monday, a jury of three men and nine women found the 57-year-old guilty of eight child molestation-related charges. According to The Florida Times-Union, Adkins is scheduled to be sentenced on April 25. However, […]
Everyone knows that greek organizations have a vow a secrecy when it comes to the behind the scenes activities and rituals they take part in. A former Delta Sigma Theta Inc.member has decided to quit her sisterhood organization after claiming it had cult-like qualities. Angela Crenshaw wrote an open letter published on Memoirs of a Virtuous […]
Imagine going to mosque for a service and sitting down next to Morgan Freeman. That’s what happened for some lucky people this week, as the Hollywood star dropped in to the Al-Khoei Foundation mosque in London to learn more about the Ashura festival for a new documentary. The organisers kept Freeman’s appearance a secret until […]
For many African-American men, basketball is more than a game — it’s a way of life. A new book claims that basketball is even a religious experience for many Black men. The spiritual relationship between Black men and basketball — specifically streetball — is detailed in the new book, Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and […]
The organization provides services to churches free of charge and hope they can do their part in spreading technology-awareness in the community - one website at a time.
The proposal, known as House Bill 757, was supported by religious groups and organizations who wanted protection for denying service to those whose religious beliefs are different from their own. If passed, the bill would have allowed the refusal of jobs and services without legal ramifications.
Miracles From Heaven’ Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Low budget and low risk, the genre is growing and attracting known names (Jennifer Garner, Ewan McGregor), yet still finding a very fine line between box office hit and thumbs-down heresy. A version of this story first appeared in the April 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter […]
The city of Baltimore just got a little brighter after a photo of a teen praying over a homeless man went viral. Eric Gaines, a University of Maryland police officer, captured the moment last Tuesday while patrolling. After posting the image on Facebook, thousands praised the young man for the sweet gesture. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204917531772261&set=a.1572392763949.65963.1659444155&type=3&theater Speaking to […]
Police are investigating the shooting of the victim, identified as Rev. William B. Schooler, a former educator and community organizer said to have deep roots in the Dayton community. His death and the arrest of his 68-year-old brother, Daniel Gregory Schooler, has shocked the community the pastor served.
President Obama has announced plans to visit a mosque for the first time in his presidency.
On Tuesday, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, offered an “open invitation” and a challenge to more than 100 Black clergy members to appear on NewsOne Now and discuss their meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. At the time the invitation was issued, Martin had just completed an interview with Dr. Steve Parson, former pastor of Richmond Christian Center, who attended the meeting […]
According to officials, Salah Abdeslam, one of the individuals who helped orchestrate the deadly attacks in Paris on Friday, was reportedly located inside a building in a suburban town in Belgium.