via BCNN1: Do the frequency and horror of mass shootings ever overwhelm you?  Sometimes my mind struggles to process the details:  Virginia Beach, Columbine, Sandy Hook, Parkland, UNC Charlotte, Highlands Ranch, Tree of Life Synagogue, Chabad of Poway synagogue. The list goes on of senseless violence targeting coworkers, students, worshippers, and others.  How would you […]

  June 17 marked the second anniversary of the Charleston Church massacre, in which a White supremacist gunned down nine African-American worshippers. To honor their memory, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church announced a plan on Sunday to create a permanent memorial at the church. “This memorial on the grounds of the church will help keep […]

In a matter of seconds, a moment of quiet prayer turned into a massacre. “We were just about to say the prayer to be released,” said Felicia Sanders, one of three people who survived when a gunman opened fire during Bible study at her Charleston, South Carolina, church on June 17. “He caught us with […]

The spiritual community that wowed the world with its forgiveness in the face of the darkest evil came together Sunday morning and celebrated history — both recent and past. They worshiped for the first time since the Confederate flag came down on the Capitol grounds on Friday. Its removal was prompted in large part by […]

 COSBY ALLEGATIONS Admission: His accusers are screaming, “yes.” Bill Cosby admitted under oath that he got quaaludes for the purpose of giving the drug to young women with whom he wanted to have sex, newly released documents show. The documents from 2005 come from a lawsuit filed by a woman who has accused the comedian […]

Funeral plans have been confirmed by Leevy’s Funeral Home for slain South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney,one of nine victims in the shooting massacre carried out by Dylan Roof  at aEmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston South Carolina The arrangements are as follows: The casket of Sen. Clementa Pinckney will be at the State House […]

  A tragedy still unfolding has thrust “Mother” Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina into the spotlight, as well as its pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney. However, this historic congregation — one of the first A.M.E. congregations, has seen its share of hardship over the past two centuries, with faith and fortitude seeing it through […]