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.

Emanuel AME Welcomes New Pastor After Ouster of 1st Female Pastor

Days after the one-year anniversary of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church massacre, the historic Charleston, South Carolina church heard the first sermon from its new pastor Sunday after the transfer of its first female pastor.

I Believe I Can Fly

We must give out positive energy everywhere we go; you be that positive force from God, share His spirit with others throughout the world.

Study to Explore Role of Spirituality in Treating Chronically Ill Blacks

A University of Alabama at Birmingham postdoctoral scholar — armed with a two-year, $187,000 award from the National Institutes of Health — will explore how spirituality factors into treatment of chronically ill African-Americans.

Hillary Clinton, Woman of Faith, Makes History

Hillary Clinton, women across America salute you!