African American churches in West Oakland are responding to a neighbor’s complaints to police that worshipers at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church are being too loud. Elder Ron Rosson, a minister at Pleasant Grove, [...]
By Friends of Negro Spirituals It seems that slavery born Negro Spirituals have an almost human will to live. You Better Mind, There’s a Brightside Somewhere, and Down by the Riverside are among songs that [...]
I am thankful to Pope Francis for speaking out in favor of justice, and lifting up of the oppressed. During his recent visit to the United States, Pope Francis, by his words and his [...]
Pastor Michael McBride has been appointed to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, designed to bring together faith and neighborhood leaders and experts.
Asha Wilkerson, Esq., president of The Wilkerson Law Office, will be one of the speakers training faith-based and other nonprofit leaders in the upcoming workshop, “Faiths, Nonprofits and the Law: What You Must Know Now,” [...]
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Although it was not part of his formal program, Pope Francis took time after Sunday Mass to visit Cuba’s ailing former leader, Fidel Castro.
Courtesy of NPR and news reports Pope Francis, fresh from a historic speech before a joint meeting of Congress, had lunch with homeless and low-income people at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. on Sept. [...]
The Alameda County Care Alliance (ACCA) hosted a Caregiver Recognition Celebration and Health Expo, Sunday, Aug. 30 at Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ in Hayward to celebrate the work of caregivers, who give [...]
By Anh Le St. Paul Tabernacle Baptist Church in San Francisco’s Bayview District is the latest African American church that has been vandalized, targeted by what appears to be have been hate crimes.
Nearly 800 faith leaders, victims of police misconduct, family members of people killed by law enforcement, and other community members staged a sit-in outside of Governor Brown’s office Wednesday, Sept. 2nd following a march and [...]