Black churches

To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church

As someone whose faith is central to her life, I ask our shepherds-our faith leaders-in the African-American community to grasp this unique opportunity to have a significant, positive impact in the fight against HIV.

Black Church’s lead community GOTV

Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. and Congresswoman Karen Bass joined US Senate Candidate Kamala Harris to visit several African American Churches on Sunday June 5th.

Black Churches Show Support for Obama’s Environment Plan

Leaders of the nation’s major black churches — representing nearly 13 million African-American members — presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The leaders said they are making the effort to push forward the bill, which has a goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030. Bishop George Battle, senior bishop of A.M.E. Zion Church; the Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., president of the National Baptist Convention of America, and the Rev. Timothy Tee Boddie, general secretary to the Progressive National Baptist Convention of America, were

7 Black Churches set ablaze in the South

Seven predominantly Black churches in Southern States Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina have gone into flames after the recent shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.