This faith story is courtesy of Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas, who won two gold medals during the 2012 Summer Olympics and a silver and gold this year in Rio.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Fitness is First Step on Path to Wellness

This is an article to jog your memory us of just how imperative it is for each of us to take care of our bodies, beginning with our diets.

Rev. Barber Moving Forward, Before and After DNC

Rev. William Barber II hasn't always held the national spotlight, but once he got it at the DNC convention, he made the most of it.

Walter Fauntroy Feted in New Bethel Return

Former U.S. Congressman Walter E. Fauntroy entered the sanctuary Sunday at New Bethel Baptist Church in northwest D.C. just as the Rev. Dexter Nutall asked parishioners to bow their heads and pray.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Family Reunion Is Time to Clear the Air

Was your family close? Did they really love one another? Would they protect each other, never allowing someone to bother a younger sibling? That's how my family did it.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Hold On, However Dark the Night!

Scripture reminds us, if we are children of light, and the children of the day, we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Your Body is a Temple, It Houses Your Soul!

Sound physical health is a principle that we must pay more attention to; it is self-evident and should be number one on our list of priorities.


Hope is the anchor of our soul. Without an anchor though, you will drift away.

THE RELIGION CORNER: We Must Apply Golden Rule to Race Relations

When we look at what is going on in America with police violence against African-Americans, police are not treating blacks the way they would want to be treated.

The Nation's Mosque Celebrates End of Ramadan

Masjid Muhammad DC, which calls itself The Nation's Mosque, held its "Eid Extravaganza" to commemorate the end of Ramadan on Wednesday, July 6 in Northwest.

Muslim Leaders to Counter Hate Speech with Rally

Several interfaith organizations will hold a rally in D.C. this month to call for inclusiveness in response to a spate of terrorist acts, hate speech in the American political discourse and gun-related violence.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Negative Thoughts Grow Quickly, Like Weeds

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Baptist Coalition's Annual Session to Focus on Voting Rights

The Progressive National Baptist Convention, under leadership of its president, Dr. James Perkins, will celebrate its 55th annual Session in New Orleans from Aug. 7-14.

Will D.C. Schools Honor Muslim Holidays?

With numerous school districts across the country already implementing Muslim holidays into their schedules, some in the D.C. region are considering adding days of observance for several Muslim holy days.

THE RELIGION CORNER: When Storms Begin to Rise, Stretch Out!

When you hear devastating news about your health or a loved one, that is the time to "stretch out" and fast and pray and call on the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.