Steve White, the President of Comcast uplifts the impact of his mother as he discusses his book Uncompromising with UrbanFaith in this interview!
As Miami-Dade County in Florida grapples with a housing affordability crisis, houses of worship are being recruited to build affordable homes on vacant or underutilized church land.
Students of color in special education are less likely to get the help they need – here are 3 ways teachers can do better
When compared to white students with disabilities, students of color with disabilities are less likely to get needed help. But that can be addressed.
Pastors in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are taking action as the city reels in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya by a Grand Rapids police officer on April 4.
UrbanFaith sat down to interview Touré Roberts, the visionary leader and founder of ONE (formerly OneChurch LA) to discuss his new book Balance. Touré Roberts is a man who wears many hats. He is a husband, father, producer, pastor, author, speaker, and...
Ever since Jesus died on the cross, critics of His resurrection have tried to explain His empty tomb.
Isn’t it time to try freedom with a Savior who understands and loves you?
These Red Ball Express trucks and the Black men who drove and loaded them made the U.S. Army the most mobile and mechanized force in WWII
UrbanFaith sat down with Stacey Abrams for this EXCLUSIVE interview to talk about faith, family, public service, voting rights, and her historic run for governor.
God wants us to multiply and grow in the blessings He has bestowed upon us as we willingly obeying Him.
More and more Christians live outside Europe and North America, especially in Africa – and women are central to that story.
The push for voting rights is a moral imperative and requires the urgent passage of nationwide voting rights legislation.
In NPR’s February 17th episode of Throughline, Marcus Garvey takes center stage as an enigmatic, underrated, revolutionary figure on a mad quest to reconnect former American slaves to their motherland via the Black Star Line.
As the U.S. and Europe cut back purchases of Russian oil, and energy traders shun it for fear of sanctions, the search is on for other sources
The latest report from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows that one crisis is not taking a pause while we settle another.
Andrew Young a former civil rights leader, Georgia congressman and United Nations ambassador said every stage of his adult life has been a form of ministry.
UrbanFaith sat down with artist and now author PROPAGANDA to discuss his new book Terraform: Building a Better World.
A reflection on how faithful discipline through the Holy Spirit can be liberating rather than restricting from childhood to adulthood.
There are seasons in our lives when God sends people who have the ability to change our lives completely by their influence, authority and endorsement.
The U.S. is the most devout wealthy Western democracy. Does a religious upbringing influence teens’ academic outcomes?
“Pray for Ukraine!” Prayers for Ukraine in the midst of the invasion by Russia echo around the world.
Black ministers who pursue seminary often take on greater debt in order to serve churches across the nation.
How did Whoopi Goldberg’s comments on the view become such a spectacle? And what does it tell us about the social norms guiding how we talk about race and violence?
Buying items that are fair trade, organic, locally made or cruelty-free are some of the ways in which consumers today seek to align their economic habits with their spiritual and ethical views. For 18th-century Quakers, it led them to abstain from sugar and other goods produced by enslaved people.
Over the past week, much of the world was gripped by the heartbreaking story of Rayan, a 5-year-old boy who had plunged 104 feet into a well in Morocco.
With online church, disabled people — including me and my family — were welcomed to church in more ways and more often than ever before. Let’s keep that up
A lot of times, in the midst of trial and tribulation, one can feel as though no one sees or understands the plight they are going through. However, in Deuteronomy 24 we see the thoughtfulness of God.
In the past week, the Biden administration launched two programs that aim to get rapid covid tests into the hands of every American. But the design of both efforts disadvantages people who already face the greatest barriers to testing.
This power of books — to create new realities for readers — is why there’s something particularly heinous about banning books. Right now, regressive forces in our land are coming up with lists of books that should be banned from schools.
Poitier, who died at 94 on Jan. 7, 2022, broke the mold of what a Black actor could be in Hollywood.
After deep consideration, Meharry Medican School’s administration decided to give roughly a third of its CARES Act funding directly to its future doctors, dentists and public health researchers.
(RNS) — On the day of a major voting rights debate on Capitol Hill, a social justice coordinator for the Progressive National Baptist Convention said fighting for voting rights is an effort to conquer evil. “This convention practices a ministry of erosion,” said the...
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Rev. Al Sharpton, speaking at the funeral of the 14-year-old fatally shot by a Los Angeles Police Department officer, recalled coming to Los Angeles 30 years ago to protest the beating of Rodney King by police. “We keep seeing LAPD get it...
Like many churches in the United States, Eastbrook in Milwaukee has felt the pressure of the country’s political polarization inside the church. But they continue to be a refuge for immigrants.
UrbanFaith sat down with Bishop T.D. Jakes to talk about his new book Don’t Drop the Mic which in which he seized the opportunity to share his insight and experience on how to remain faithful to our purpose as we communicate in our dynamic context.
In promising to rebuild the department of education from the ground up, Mayor-elect Eric Adams and incoming schools Chancellor David Banks vowed to seek input from students. High school senior Mia Payne, 17, is one of four youth co-chairs on the education transition committee for the new Eric Adams administration.
One year ago at the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, the world witnessed one way in which Christian nationalism imperils American democracy. But political violence is not the only way Christian nationalism jeopardizes our democracy.
You might already know stress can affect your own health, but what you may not realize is that your stress – and how you manage it – is catching. Your stress can spread around, particularly to your loved ones.
UrbanFaith interviewed Jonathan Banks, author of Raise Your GPA about we can have success this year and beyond. The full interview is above.
Over the past 20 years, Argentine prison authorities have encouraged, to one extent or another, the creation of units effectively run by evangelical inmates
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu has died at the age of 90.
Archbishop Tutu earned the respect and love of millions of South Africans and the world. He carved out a permanent place in their hearts and minds, becoming known affectionately as “The Arch”.
UrbanFaith sat down with Bishop Kenneth Ulmer to discuss his most recent work to confront racism and bring people together.
A Poem: A brown man taught me how to love and He taught me about faith, too
UrbanFaith sat down with Dr. Haynes to discuss their recent #100BuyBlack initiative which honors and extends the legacy of Black Wall Street
In the past few decades more and more women are breaking through into top leadership roles in in Black Churches and Denominations
Gratitude may be more beneficial than we commonly suppose.
Today, many Americans are pessimistic about inequality, political divisions and ethnic conflict. Yet, as these surveys show, social justice-minded congregations inspire members to work for policies that support their vision of the public good.
UrbanFaith sat down with Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton who play tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams alongside Will Smith in King Richard in theaters and on HBO Max this Friday!
For a variety of reasons, many African Americans face barriers to mental health care. But strengthening relationships between churches and mental health providers can be one way to increase access to needed services.
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell, known as a four-star general and as a onetime secretary of defense, was remembered at his funeral at the Washington National Cathedral Friday (Nov. 5) as a man of the Episcopal faith.