From E.J. Dionne at African Americans read their own collective experience into the agony and exaltation of Jesus. The story of the Christ child, blessed by God yet born in the shadow of poverty and violence, was their story. Jesus’ humble birth in antiquity signified the humble origins of African peoples in modernity. In […]

From Stephanie L. Ogle at Kwanzaa is a spiritual remembrance of the past and a festive celebration of the present and future. It’s festive, non-religious celebration, founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, is a time during which African-Americans celebrate and reflect upon their rich heritage. Beginning December 26 and lasting for seven days […]

From It’s Christmastime in the city, and young, single African-Americans from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., are looking to celebrate the season with family, parties, volunteering, and spreading generous amounts of holiday cheer.

From Gay rights advocates are criticizing President-elect Barack Obama’s choice of a popular evangelical minister to deliver the invocation at his inauguration, saying it shows disrespect for a constituency that strongly supported his campaign.

Holiday Praise 2008 Concert in Philadelphia, PA. Praise 103.9’s Holiday Praise with a truly annointed line up including Mary Mary, Deitrick Haddon and so many more! Congratulations to our winners: Lynette Oliver Neicy Lewis Sheila Terry Thanks for entering the contest.  Stay tuned for others.


From When I was a senior in high school, I had a recurring dream of my teeth falling out. I dreamt about my teeth just about every night for at least three weeks. Sometimes they’d fall out one at a time, sometimes all at once, but the worst was when they’d just start decaying […]

In Patricia Webster’s self-published debut book, Living the Life, she leads us through six life models for living our utmost in holiness and blessings.