Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy At his commencement address at Morehouse College, President Barack Obama tied Dr. Martin Luther King’s journey to his own struggles, NBC’s Lester Holt reports.
WASHINGTON WATCH: The Impact Of Jason Collins Coming Out; Is He A Hero? (VIDEO)Roland Martin talks with National Sports Columnist and Shirley Povich Chair in Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland, Kevin Blackistone; Founder and CEO of the Black Men's Xchange, Cleo Manago and President and CEO for the Center for Black Equity, Earl Fowlkes about NBA Center Jason Collins coming out to announce that he is gay.
President Barack Obama told graduates of Morehouse College Sunday to take the power of their example _ as black men graduating from college _ and use it to improve people’s lives. (May 19)
Over the past hour, we’ve heard some amazing stories. Some things will make you laugh, some make you cry, some that will leave you outraged. But the most important lesson for all of us is to understand the church is a place for us to come together to worship, for healing, for prayer, for salvation. [...]
DRAMA IN THE CHURCH: Pastors Panel Discussion On How To Deal With And Overcome Drama In The Church (VIDEO)
Imagine getting a phone call from a fellow pastor saying, “There’s a woman in my hotel room, and I don’t know how she got here.” What about dealing with the ego of congregation members who think they run the church, and you don’t? During this segment Roland Martin talks to three pastors who give us [...]
We’ve been focusing on real-life drama in the church. What often happens is when that drama spills over and gets out and is published in the newspaper, on the Internet, all of a sudden it becomes the focus of movies and television. Roland Martin talked to Bishop T.D. Jakes, though, about how he deals with [...]
Drama in life can also play out in the church. In our last story, a conflict at Jericho City of Praise began with the death of the pastor. The rise of Houston’s Ralph Douglas West began with the stress of a birth and led to a congregation of nearly 20,000 people. The story of this [...]
In the church, we dedicate babies. We celebrate weddings and anniversaries. We also bid farewell to those who passed away. What happens when the pastor of the church, the spiritual leader, dies? That then puts the church in turmoil. Jericho City of Praise in Landover, Maryland, once one of the largest mega churches in America; [...]
DRAMA IN THE CHURCH: Temptation Ended His Marriage, Nearly Destroyed The Ministry Of Pastor Jamal Bryant (VIDEO)
Pastor Jamal Bryant’s fall from grace began with an extramarital affair that tore up his congregation and destroyed his marriage. I went to his mega church, the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, Maryland, to talk about the affair that ended his marriage, disrupted his congregation, almost destroyed his ministry; but changed him as a man and [...]
Source: Alexander Burns / Politico The newly minted Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia once compared Planned Parenthood to the Ku Klux Klan and bemoaned black voters’ “slavish devotion” to the Democratic Party — past statements that are likely to inflame the culture-war politics of the state’s 2013 elections. E.W. Jackson, a black minister [...]
REBROADCAST OF AMAZING GRACE: DRAMA IN THE BLACK CHURCH ON SUNDAY MAY 19WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN –Topics include: the battle over leadership at Jericho City of Praise in Landover, Maryland; the rise, fall and redemption of Pastor Jamal Bryant and the controversial beginnings of The Church Without Walls– SILVER SPRING, MD, MAY 17, 2013 – TV One’s Washington Watch with [...]