8.9 C
Seattle
Friday, May 7, 2021

CATEGORY

Religion

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Baptist Church Presents A Virtual Forgiveness Retreat

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Baptist Church will host a virtual Forgiveness Retreat on Sat., May 15 and Sat., May 22 from 9:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held via the Zoom platform.

Sanitizing And Cleaning The Church

Mount Zion Baptist Church Women’s Ministry recently donated $1,000 to the church to be used for the deep cleaning and sanitizing of the Church.

Historic Atlanta Church Inundated With Threats Ahead Of Senate Runoffs

The church in a statement says, “individuals holding hate in their hearts for our Church are coming into our digital spaces and leaving disparaging and often blatantly racist comments, many of which, unfortunately, are directed at our Church’s Senior Pastor [Reverend Raphael Warnock].”

Faith Based Organizations Look To Develop Affordable Housing

Donald King, a retired architect, civil rights activist and board member of the Nehemiah Initiative, Black churches in the Central Area of Seattle own approximately $70 million in real estate and it is time for them to use these assets for the betterment of the community by developing affordable housing on these properties.

Black Church PAC Urges HBCUs Not To Force Students To Participate In COVID-19 Trials

The Black Church PAC has urged the presidents of Dillard University and Xavier University of Louisiana, both historically Black colleges, to refrain from offering their students up as guinea pigs for controversial and untested coronavirus vaccine trials.

During Pandemic, Black Funerals May Leave More Trauma Than Comfort

As of Aug. 10, more than 5 million cases had been diagnosed in the United States. This has been particularly impactful on Black families for whom homegoing rituals are a prominent cultural and spiritual event.

Greater New Bethel To Host Virtual Women’s Day Program Aug. 8

Greater New Bethel will host a virtual Women's Day Program at 1:00 p.m. on Sat., August 8.

Civil Rights Icon Rev. CT Vivian Dies At 95

Civil rights leader Rev. Cordy Tindell "CT" Vivian has died at age 95.

Black Clergy, Sawant Call For More Affordable Housing

‘Members of the political establishment who say Black Lives Matter need to put action behind their tweets and sloganeering, and join with me in supporting the African-American faith leaders’ demands, without reservation – adopt the Tax Amazon legislation so we can build these homes and reverse racist gentrification.’

Inslee Announces Updated Religious And Faith-based Services Guidance

Gov. Jay Inslee announced updated health guidance for religious and faith-based services today as more counties move forward under Washington’s Safe Start recovery plan.

Latest News

Labor Secretary On Unemployment Numbers: We’re Still Recovering

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh speaks to CNN's Poppy Harlow about unemployment numbers across the country and what he thinks could be contributing to these numbers.

Liz Cambage Criticizes Lack Of Diversity In Australian Olympic Team’s Photos

Cambage, who helped Australia win bronze at the 2012 Olympics and also competed at the 2016 Games, criticized the images in a series of posts on Instagram using the hashtag #whitewashedaustralia .

‘A Comeback For Travel’: Summer Vacations Expected To Boom

U.S. travel experts think that the summer of 2021 could be close to travel levels before the pandemic. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Tiffany Haddish Offers Advice For Those Looking To Break Into Comedy

In a recent interview with CNN the comedian turned actress gave some advice for anyone looking to break into comedy.

Keith A. Perry Named The New Executive Director Of The National Dental Association

“We’re very excited to have him aboard, said NDA Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S.” “Keith is a talented, nationally recognized association executive with over 30 years of highly relevant leadership experience in the political, governmental, nonprofit and association sectors.”