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Camphor & OneWay rising to the top
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brandon Camphor & OneWay have hit Billboard’s Top 30 with the gospel tract “I Choose You.” The urban contemporary track sports smooth harmonies and Camphor’s bright tenor mounted on top of an inviting 1970s soul groove. The music video for the song debuted on OneWay’s YouTube channel on April 14. “Can you imagine
 
Community remembers 'dean of preachers’
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Residents, family members, and elected officials gathered on Monday to say their final goodbyes to a prominent preacher and civil rights leader who died last week. Hundreds of mourners flooded Concord Baptist Church of Christ for the funeral service of the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, who died last week at 96 years old. Taylor served
 
Hezekiah Walker honored with NNPA Torch Award
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
WASHINGTON – Grammy Award-winning artist Bishop Hezekiah Walker can add the 2015 Torch Award for religion to his list of accomplishments. The National Newspapers Publishers Association honored Walker last week at Black Press Week in Washington, D.C., for his diligence in spreading the gospel through music, radio and ministry. “I was extremely
 
Franklin Graham ignores racism
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Easter was last Sunday, but the Rev. Franklin Graham is still wiping egg off his face. In an unintentionally insensitive Facebook post on March 12, the hugely influential white evangelist ignored the existence of racial bias by law enforcement in the U.S. by suggesting the easy solution to police shootings is to teach our children to obey authority.
 
Reconciliation is Gospel imperative
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Gospel of Jesus is the solution to America's racial divisions, speakers said on the opening day of a Southern Baptist-sponsored leadership summit. Black, white and Hispanic pastors and leaders addressed the issue of racial reconciliation on March 26 at the event conducted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission in
 

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Oak View County Park

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Book Signing

Durham County Library will host author Kianna

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Lupus Walk

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Disabled pastor alleges discrimination by RTP Marriott

DURHAM – Last August, a blind man said he was left stranded at a fast-food restaurant

Advocates rally on Legislative Advocacy Day

RALEIGH – The N.C. NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement asked North Carolina

Transportation Secretary Foxx to keynote NC Black Summit

RALEIGH – Former Charlotte mayor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation,