Obamas Celebrate Holidays, Attend Easter Service at Va. Church

President Obama and the first family attended Easter services Sunday morning in Northern Virginia at the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, part of the family's celebration of the weekend's holidays.

THE RELIGION CORNER: This Day In History — MLK is Assassinated

Tune in on Good Friday to hear my interview with Rev. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change.

Hezekiah Walker Honored With NNPA Torch Award

Grammy Award-winning artist Bishop Hezekiah Walker can add the 2015 Torch Award for religion to his list of accomplishments as a gospel music artist and pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, a megachurch in Brooklyn, New York.

Pastor C.L. Long Mourned in D.C.

Known by many as "the radio pastor," the Apostle C.L. Long died on Saturday, March 23 after decades of service in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.

THE RELIGION CORNER: The Truth Will Make You Free

This week, I'm led to remind us all how important it is to always tell the truth.


This is a critical time when we all must take a look back at how things "used to be."

THE RELIGION CORNER: Discovering Your Potential

Continue to determine your course in life, but do so with endurance, perseverance, strength and commitment.

The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A D.C.-Area Staple

The Oblate Sisters of Providence could be classified as a miracle.

THE RELIGION CORNER: The Difficulties of Life Should Make Us Better!

For the sake of this column, my message today is simply, look for the good in every bad situation.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Celebrating Phillis Wheatley for Black History Month

For Black History Month, I decided to share the life and times of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American author and poet in America.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month Salute — Keeping the Dream Alive

This week, for Black History Month, it is my pleasure to introduce a “Son of Ward 8”: Curtis L. Etherly Jr., director of Government Affairs and International Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company.

Season of Lent Begins for Christians

If you happened to see people walking around Wednesday with ashes on their foreheads, do not be alarmed.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month — A True Supreme Court Story

For Black History Month, I'm delighted to share the story of my grandfather, Floyd Hill.

Black History Lives in Georgetown Churches

When Vernon Ricks, 76, looks out at the new Georgetown, he doesn’t necessarily see the high-end stores, scores of tony shops, the expensive restaurants and bars and homes selling for $1 million and more.

SE Church to Hold Annual Black History Concert

The East Washington Heights Baptist Church Gospel Choir will hold its 28th annual Black History Month concert on Feb. 15, themed "Achieving Unity Despite Our Struggles."