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THE A.M.E. ZION CHURCH PLEDGES $65K TO REVITALIZE ITS COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Rock Hill SC - The Board of Bishops and International Ministers & Lay Association met for their annual meeting from February 20-23, 2024, in Rock Hill, SC, at the Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center.  During its opening legislative session on Wednesday, the Board of Bishops elected Bishop George Dwayne Crenshaw (Presiding Prelate, Alabama-Florida Episcopal District) to serve as President.  

Livingstone College to Host Preaching and Worship Institute Featuring Renowned Speakers Rev. Dr. Marcus Cosby, Rev. Dr. Gina Stewart, and Rev. Dr. Charles Goodman Jr.

Salisbury, NC- Livingstone College is proud to announce the upcoming Preaching and Worship Institute, a transformative event designed to equip and inspire individuals in the ministry. This institute …
By Rev. Lloyd Nivens

Rev. Dr. Evalina Huggins Is Leaning Into Ministry

Evalina Huggins is a driven, passionate, energetic, authentic, intelligent, and compassionate Servant Leader who has provided stellar leadership for over 40 years in the African Methodist Episcopal …
By Mrs. Velina B. Glenn

Africa Resource Blessed or Resource Cursed?

In the field of earth sciences, a discussion has been raging for years around the subject of the ‘resource curse.’ ‘Resource curse’ is the phenomenon of countries with an …
By Rev. Ronald A. Nathan

Black History Month 2024 – African Americans and the Arts

Various forms of art have long been a source of expression, empowerment, and preservation for Black and Brown people. The theme for Black History Month 2024 is African Americans and the Arts. …
By Rev. Allison N. Lee, Ed.D., MTS
Zion Spotlight

Livingstone College's Andrew Carnegie Library hosts exhibits and student competitions

Under the leadership of director Laura Adair Johnson, the Andrew Carnegie Library at Livingstone College has been filled with learning fun and adventure for students and the Rowan-Salisbury …

By Star of Zion News

Livingstone College Advances in Quiz Bowl Tournament

Livingstone College competed in the National Qualifying Tournament of the 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges …

By Star of Zion News

Livingstone College announces its second 1-million-dollar gift from Anonymous Donor During the 145th Founder’s Day Celebration

Salisbury, NC | To most of the nation, February is widely recognized as Black History Month, where the achievements of black excellence are remembered and celebrated throughout. This February is …

By Garette Hunter, Communications & Public Relations
Education News

Attend the Spring 2024 Messinger-Williams Family Community Education Initiative at Hood Theological Seminary

The Messinger-Williams Community Education Initiative is an extension of the Hood Theological Seminary’s Messinger and Williams Family Chair in Theology and Ethics. There will be courses …
By Kelly Bryant

Georgia State University, Comcast and CodePath Announce Launch of New Computer Science Education and Career Readiness Program

ATLANTA-- ( BUSINESS WIRE ) -- Georgia State University (GSU) and CodePath announced today a partnership that will the launch of the CodePath E3 Program. This new program, which will be run by GSU …
By The Comcast Corporation
Social Justice News
“For 245 years this property was known as Snow Hill Plantation, Now, we are proud to officially update the records and hand over the 176-acre Catawba Trail Farm to Urban Community AgriNomics,” said Sandy Sweitzer, Executive Director of Triangle Land Conservancy. Sweitzer presented the formal deed to Sellars at a special ceremony on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Catawba Trail Farm. 
By Cara Lewis, Senior Communications Manager
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North Carolina Employment Agencies: The Salisbury Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) call to your attention Executive Order 93, whereas North Carolina enacted a state-wide …
By Star of Zion News
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WILMINGTON, Del.-- ( BUSINESS WIRE ) -- Citizens for Judicial Fairness released the following statement today from national civil rights icon Reverend Al Sharpton and noted Delaware police reform and …
By Citizens for Judicial Fairness
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Opinion News

Hustlers Die Young

“Sankofa” Looking Back to Move Forward   Hustlers Die Young ​ During the 20 years since the riots of the 1960s, it appears that little progress has been made in …
By Dr. Anthony T. Browder, Submitted by Rev. Dr. Sarah Fleming
Other news
Evolving from “National Negro Week” established by Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month w as celebrated everywhere in America since 1970. In February 1969, educators …
By Daman De Leon, Health & Wellness Editor
Harlem, New York - The New York Amsterdam News (AmNews), one of America’s oldest and most influential Black newspapers continues its unfolding renaissance with the hiring of distinguished …
By Siobhan “Sam” Bennett
Reverend Doctor Juanita Greene of Charleston, SC transitioned from labor to reward and eternal rest on Friday, February 2, 2024 in Enterprise, AL. She was born on October 31, 1950 and is the eldest …
By Meredith Greene
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. It is also the leading cause of death in African Americans in the U.S. Heart attacks, and heart disease may present differently in women versus men. Women need to be alert and not ignore warning signs.
By Yabo Beysolow, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Health Ministry
It's February – American Heart Month – a time when the nation spotlights heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. President Lyndon B. Johnson, among the millions of people in …
By Daman De Leon, Health & Wellness Editor
Lifestyle News

New Year’s Resolutions God’s Way Part 2

Setting goals and resolutions for the year is great, but are you making sure that God is at the forefront? Last year, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Rev. Darlene R. Counts , …
By Angel Eason, Lifestyle Editor
Health & Wellness News

Board of Bishops Health and Wellness Announcement

The Board of Bishops and the Office of the Director of Health Ministry of The A.M.E. Zion Church prioritize the health and safety of all attendees, speakers, and staff at Conferences. Illnesses and …
By The Board of Bishops and the Office of the Director of Health Ministry of The A.M.E. Zion Church
Roman depictions of Janus

New Year, New Chapter: Let’s get it!

In Greco-Roman Mythology, the Romans worshipped a Deity who went by the name Janus. Janus was depicted as having two faces that faced opposite directions. Some portrayals of him are of a being with …
By Daman De Leon, Health and Wellness Editor

Temple Building

It’s a brand-new year! So many of us use the beginning of a year to implement new habits and routines, or to get rid of old ones. So, we make New Year’s Resolutions. In case you’ve …
By Dierdre' R. Parker, Entertainment & The Arts Editor
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