Religion

Vatican elevates D.C. archbishop Wilton Gregory to Cardinal, the First Black American in Catholic History to Reach that Rank

ROME — Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, became the first Black American to earn the rank of cardinal Saturday in a pandemic-altered Vatican ceremony that was strange and historic like none before it. Because […]

Obituaries

Valerie Cobbs Passes Away

  Gifted vocalist Valerie Millicent Crouch Cobbs passed away November 12, 2020. Cobbs was born January 31,1957 in Nashville, Tennessee to Hubert and Josephine Crouch. Five years later Melanie (Vicki) Crouch followed suit. The two […]

Religion

AME 2nd Episcopal District Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Rural Church Revitalization Program

The Second Episcopal District African Methodist Episcopal Church (SED) has received a grant of $999,726.00 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Second District Rural Churches Revitalization Program (RCRP). The program is funded through […]