Friday, September 25, 2020
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Religion

A Catholic religious order has recently faced scrutiny after it was revealed that they paid two Black victims a very small fraction of what white victims were paid in a sex abuse settlement. According to the Associated Press, in the...
By The Chicago Crusader We’ve heard the numbers. The statistics are alarming. African American and Latino communities suffer from a higher prevalence of preventable, systemic illnesses such as Hepatitis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, and even certain forms of Cancer. Cases of...
“Love Has An Army. We Fight For Good,” the Salvation Army (SA) website touts. On any given day, 200 men, women, and children are finding shelter, counseling, spiritual guidance, and drug rehabilitation services in Memphis-area Salvation Army facilities. But according...
By Dawn Neuses, High Ground News Open the doors of STREETS Ministries in The Heights and you find a building filled with youth and sound: bursting laughter, chattering voices, running feet and the echo of basketballs on the court down...
The Rev. Daniel Johnson, associate pastor of Congregational Formation and Missions at Second Baptist Church in East Memphis, saw an opportunity to reach outside the church walls and make new friends on the other side of town. This was years...
Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson set the precursor of Black History Month in 1926 with Negro History Week, the second week in February. The celebration was set between the birthdays of legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass and “The Great Emancipator” President...
They wore clerical collars and vestments, their heads covered with Kippahs and Taqiyahs. Religious leaders and congregants rallied Monday in Washington to say “the soul of the nation” is at stake. The leaders of multiple faiths near the Martin Luther...
by Shirley Jackson -- After 45 years of service, dedication and leadership at Greater Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church (GLMBC) at 191 E Holmes Rd., Pastor Joe E. Hayes has shifted into retirement, making room for a new church shepherd. In...
Bishop David A. Hall Sr. has embraced a theme that reflects a nonprofit group’s resolve to more directly affect the course of revitalization in the inner-city section of South Memphis that is re-emerging as South City. “South City, can we...
(The Rev. Noel G. L. Hutchinson Jr., mission director for the Progressive National Baptist Convention), will be in Rwanda from December 3-8 for a leadership conference with 200-plus pastors from throughout the African country. A keynote speaker, the Memphis-based...
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