“The longer I held it to myself, the angrier I got. But, God had another plan. I understood that the killing of my brothers stops with me.” By Juan Haines, San Quentin News Managing Editor [...]
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson and his new team of administrators recently met with Pastors of Oakland, the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland NAACP, seeking to build rapport and support for [...]
St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church recently held a Crab Feed Fundraiser benefiting the Wilbur F. Crayton Memorial Scholarship Fund. More than 200 guests attended the event. The scholarship fund was established in 1988 in honor [...]
In a recent meeting with interfaith leaders from around the Bay Area, Mayor Libby Schaaf expressed a need for more youth engagement programs in the city.
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program present: Cracking the Social Media Code: Success Strategies for Faiths and Nonprofits “Do you tweet or really understand the cloud?” quips Carmen Bogan, Program Director of the [...]
The California Conference Ministerial Alliance of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church awarded Congresswoman Barbara Lee with the Lifetime Achievement in Social Action Award during its Founders Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 8. The celebration [...]
Seeking to address the challenges that face both Black youth and young adults in the U.S. and in South Africa, Allen Temple Baptist Church Global Ministries of Oakland will host an International Missions Conference.
By Richard Johnson, Folsom State Prison What has kept me optimistically hopeful is my belief in God, not man. I truly believe that He never puts too much on our plates for us [...]
Religious leaders in the Bay Area will hold a private screening of the Ava Duvernay film, “Selma,” which covers the historical march from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement.Clergy have invited young people [...]
Rev. Gregory D. Hunter and Olivet Institutional Missionary Baptist Church (OIMBC) Oakland will host a tribute to Bishop Gordon Humphrey on Sunday, January 18 at Love Center Ministries, 10440 International Blvd. in Oakland. Humphrey suddenly [...]