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Baltimore Mega Church Pastor Running for Congress

Jamal Bryant says Washington needs new leadership and seeks to replace Rep. Elijah Cummings

The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, pastor at Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, will run for the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Bishop T.D. Jakes Talks Black Church and Homosexuality

Potter's House chief pastor says LGBT community and church can coexist

Bishop T.D. Jakes expressed his beliefs on the black church’s stance on homosexuality and interaction…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Episcopal Church Elects its First Black Presiding Bishop

Bishop Michael Curry elected as 27th presiding bishop

The Episcopal Church elects Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina as its presiding bishop.

By Courtney Connley

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Political Response

The Civil War era symbol reemerges in political discussion

Several southern politicians have already set in motion the disassociation of their state and the…

By Michael Tolbert

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[WATCH]President Obama on Charleston Shooting: ‘I’ve Had to Make Statements Like This Too Many Times’

In his speech, Obama notes the rich history of Emanuel AME Church

President Obama addresses the mass shooting that took place Wednesday at a historical black church…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Pastors to Discuss LGBT Issues at Morgan State University

Leaders say its time to talk about LGBT justice

Black religious leaders to gather at Morgan State University to discuss LGBT issues.

By Courtney Connley

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Black Church Leaders Offer Scholarships to Students at Michael Brown’s Alma Mater

11 deserving students to receive full-ride scholarships

Black church leaders offer full-tuition scholarship opportunities to students at Michael Brown’s alma mater

By Courtney Connley

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Community Pastor Talks About the Role Faith Leaders Play in Supporting My Brother’s Keeper

Rev. Michael McBride elaborates on faith leaders role in Obama's latest initiative

Rev. Mike McBride, of PICO National Network Lifelines to Healing campaign, speaks on the role…

By Courtney Connley

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TLC to Air New Reality Show about Preachers’ Wives

TLC is taking us to church!

Preachers wives will be preaching for sure.

By Demetria Irwin

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Harvard’s Rev. Jonathan Walton Represents Black Church’s Shift

A new generation of post-Civil Right era church leaders influenced by hip-hop

A new generation of post-Civil Right era church leaders influenced by hip-hop

By Laurence Afums

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In the News: NASCAR Fans Boo Michelle Obama; Mariners Greg Halman Found Dead and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Keeping the Faith: UrbanAmerica CEO Richmond McCoy

The Business of Faith: How to Keep Churches from Foreclosure

UrbanAmerica Principals CEO Richmond McCoy plans to stem church foreclosures through his consulting service

Ordained minister and UrbanAmerica CEO Richmond McCoy aims to bring business and faith together and…

By Alan Hughes

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Black and LGBT in the Black Church

Straight and gay pastors weigh in on the polarizing isssue

Kenyon Farrow says he was 10 years old when he learned that being openly gay…

By Tomika Anderson

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Over the course of the past decade Tyler Perry has dominated. His stage plays, motion pictures, DVDs, sitcom series, online talk show and book, based on commentaries from his popular character of Madea, have collectively grossed hundreds of millions of dollars. As the most commercially successful Black filmmaker in history, Perry is quickly making his way to billionaire status not by following the rules but by breaking them. Staying true to his core audience and pushing his message of family values, the media mogul has a lock on a lucrative slice of the African American market. Whether you love him or you hate him, you definitely can’t ignore him. If there’s still any doubt, here are a few reminders of Perry’s influence.

Tyler Perry Decoded: The Deals, the Brand, the Influence

A breakdown of the media mogul's empire and reach by the numbers

A breakdown of the media mogul’s empire and reach by the numbers

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