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Mount Zion Calls For Action On Gun Violence In The Community

Mount Zion Women's Ministry member and Co-Chair of the Health Ministry, Winona Hollins Hague, MSW, LICSW, Steve Riggins, LMHC and Dr. Sheri Buckley ask you to join them on the 2nd Sunday of each month to discuss health issues in the community.

Enovi Chandler A 2021 Graduate Of Garfield High School And Seattle Central College

Enovi Chandler, President of the Mount Zion Women’s Ministry American Baptist Girls (AB Girls), is a member of the 2021 graduating class of Garfield High School and Seattle Community College. Chandler will attend Seattle University next fall where she will major in Psychology.

Rev. Danté R. Quick Named Senior Pastor Of First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens

“Pastor Soaries, who will officially retire as of June 30, 2021, will preach his farewell sermon on June 27, 2021 and Pastor Quick will transition to the church over the next several months while an interim pastor provides service,” Hibbert said.

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.

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Senators Fail To Reach Deal On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) called off the talks. No further discussions are in the works.

Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.