via CNN: Nearly five years after her son Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, Lesley McSpadden was defeated in the city council election. McSpadden was one of three candidates vying for a council seat in the St. Louis suburb. She lost to Fran Griffin Tuesday night. McSpadden, who also goes by […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week’s election. Winfrey called Abrams a “changemaker” who represents the values of all Georgians. “I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things […]

The decision was determined by slim margin — 548 to 528 votes. Following the recall, Norton issued this statement: “I love the people of East Cleveland and it has been an honor to have served them. I believe in democracy and I respect the decision of the voters. The people have spoken.” Recall Leader, Devin […]

When Donald Trump‘s controversial presidential campaign resulted in his shocking win, much of the country felt immediately devastated and worried for the future. Just after his win, on CNN, Van Jones communicated what he thought was at the root of some of these sentiments. He expressed his worry at explaining what is widely perceived to […]

As Oprah Winfrey reflected Thursday on this week’s election, she said she was initially in disbelief after learned Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. But the media mogul, who was vocal in her support for Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton, found some comfort in watching President Barack Obama and president-elect Trump meet with […]

getty images: To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?” Isaiah 58:6 I have such a heart for our country. It was founded on godly values and its people sought to live in accordance with biblical principles. Sadly, America […]

Issue 32, the proposed municipal income tax for the City of Cleveland, has passed. It’s the first increase in the city’s income tax in 35 years. The vote was close, with 51% opting for the increase and 49% choosing no. The measure increases taxes 0.5% on income, to eventually be a rate of 2.5% per […]

At Sunday services, in rallies and on social media, black pastors urged congregants to vote, hoping to inspire a late flood of African-American turnout that could help propel Democrat Hillary Clinton to victory in critical swing states on Tuesday. In Detroit, a pastor spoke of voting and citizenship. In Philadelphia, the minister reminded congregants others […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discuss how America would look if Donald Trump wins the presidential election.

Pastor Marvin Winans opens up about the journey has had growing his church in Detroit, Michigan from 8 people 27 years ago, to the full and bustling congregation he has now. He also talks about about the election and his church’s role in being a voice in opposition to the hatred and chaos that has […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about an article she read about the election which challenges believers to activist their faith. The article also goes on to say that the isolation of believers is what is crippling their ability to use their authority on earth. As Erica says, this article really fired […]