THE RELIGION CORNER: Gray Hosts D.C. Statehood Rally at March on Washington

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Commemorative Committee has worked diligently to ensure that this historic anniversary march, which will take place Saturday, attracts hundreds of thousands, as it did decades ago.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 5

Don't let another individual put you in a grave before your time.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 4

This week, a colleague suggested the story of Mildred Muhammad, the former wife of the D.C. sniper.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 3

In the heat of their rage, men, and some women, seem to forget that it's not their right to batter a person or take their life because of their personal insecurity or low self-esteem.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 2

Are You in an Abusive Relationship?

Metropolitan AME Celebrates 175 Years

One of the District's most prominent churches celebrated its 175th anniversary recently with noted Washington area politicians in attendance and a guest speaker who strongly urged the church to continue its work despite adversity.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence

By special request, I've been asked to write a series of columns on the topic of domestic violence. This is a topic close to my heart, as a former victim of both verbal and physical abuse in my previous marriage ...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Gone but Never Forgotten!

There are people we meet in life who enhance our lives, and we're devastated when they leave us. One of my many mentors died June 28, and it seems unreal.


This week's column revolves around my friend and sorority sister the Rev. Dr. Unnia Pettus, who penned the book, "Nobody But God: A Journey of Faith from Tears to Triumph." She's releasing her second book later this year.

Emmanuel Cleaver Preaches at Shiloh

A prominent black congressman delivered a stirring address on the importance of fighting the darkness in the human soul at the 150th anniversary of one of the District's well-known churches.

THE RELIGION CORNER: 'Make it Through the Night'

For the past few years, it has been one thing after another, one endless night! But better days have finally come, praise God!

St. Francis Xavier Church Remains True to its Mission

Ward 7 resident Joel Nash-Lebeau walked among the flowers and shrubbery at a recent garden tour, hosted by the Hillcrest Community Civic Association. It's hard to imagine that eight years ago, she and her son fled from New Orleans because ...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Praise God, for a Blessed Health Fair!

What a successful health fair, held at All Nations Baptist Church in Northeast on Saturday, June 15. All praise and honor be to God!

Alabama Singer Wins 'Most Powerful Voices' Competition

A singer from Alabama won the grand prize of the fourth annual Most Powerful Voices gospel competition, but a contestant from Virginia won the hearts of the fans.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Prayer Request for a Successful Health Fair

June 15 is shaping up to be a very special day – my church will sponsor a health fair, and though there are many others hosting health fairs, to me, this one is extremely important for a number of reasons!