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Promotion Ceremony of Brigadier General Peggy R. McManus

On February 22, 2024 a Promotion Ceremony was held in honor of Colonel Peggy Ratliff McManus to Brigadier General at the Pentagon, Washington, DC. BG McManus is a native of Morven, North Carolina, …
By Cynthia Brown

New 24-25 FAFSA Process: Why Timely Application is Crucial for Students

In the realm of higher education financing, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) has long been a beacon for students and parents navigating the turbulent waters of college expenses. …
By Rev. Roderick J. Josey

Little Rock's Heritage and Cultural Awareness Weekend

Annual Heritage and Cultural Awareness Weekend at The Rock: Celebrating the Principal of UJAMAA (Cooperative Economics) During the month of February, we focus on our “Heritage.” …
By Rev. Diane Commander

Varick on 7th Opens in Charlotte!

The brisk air was filled with excitement in uptown Charlotte on Tuesday morning, March 26, 2024, as the ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the Varick on 7 th apartment building.  A …
By G. Joyner Johnson, Reporter

Board of Bishops & IMLA Meetings 2024 (Part 1)

The Board of Bishops and International Lay & Ministers Association (IMLA) meetings held February 20-23, 2024, at the Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, was a …
By Rev. Dierdre’ R. Parker, Entertainment & Arts Editor
Zion Spotlight

Livingstone College hosts Regional Academic Conference

Livingstone College hosted the North Carolina Region I Meeting of Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society on Friday, March 22, 2024, at the college’s location on Jake Alexander Boulevard. …

By Star of Zion News

Livingstone College Advances to 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament

Salisbury, NC, March 28, 2024 – The journey to the 35 th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament is underway for the team of scholars from Livingstone College. …

By Star of Zion News

Freedom Sings!

My excitement grew as I walked into my first in-person station rehearsal, which was held at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church and led by Minstrel Sid Oliver. My excitement continued to grow as we began …

By Angelia J. Poole
Education News

Celebrating College Decision Day: A Day of Triumph and Transition

As the final weeks of the school year unfold, high school seniors across the nation are gearing up for a momentous occasion: College Decision Day, celebrated annually on May 1st. It's a day of …
By Rev. Roderick J. Josey

Calling all high school seniors!

Share your college decisions on social media using all three hashtags by April 26, 2024: #BetterMakeRoom , #CollegeDecisionDay , and #AMEZion . Additionally, send your celebration pics to …
Social Justice News
The Oikos Institute for Social Impact is proud to announce being awarded a $175K grant from Trinity Church Wall Street to develop two case studies, building on the case study done on Bethel A.M.E. …
By Athena Pirylis-Johnson, Director of Marketing and Client Relations
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Miami, Fla. – Highly regarded and recognized as one of the preeminent federally qualified community health care centers in the nation, the Board of Directors at Jessie Trice Community Health …
By Bernadette Morris
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Women are a force. Do you feel it? It is the existence , the embrace , and the energy of women – it surrounds us. Can you hear it? It is the voices of women who have historically and still …
By Rev. Allison N. Lee, Ed.D., MTS, Social Justice Editor
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Opinion News

Dear Zion: If I May…

Sandra “Muffin” Newman, New Jersey Conference
It is imperative that we, as members of the great African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, be either hot or cold! The climate of the United States of America is one of disarray and darkness. Our …
By Sandra “Muffin” Newman, New Jersey Conference Y.A.I. Chairperson
Other news
Presiding Elder Laticia Hill Godette was the Keynote Speaker at The Bishop George J. Leake, III Endowment Scholarship Breakfast. P.E. Godette is the first woman to ever serve as a Presiding Elder in …
By Mrs. Tamika Johnson
Reverend Dr. Charlrean Batten Mapson is the daughter of the late Charlie Batten, Jr. and the late Anna Rean Batten. She is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended the Atlanta Public …
By The Star Of Zion
In the world of collegiate athletics, few stories captivate the imagination quite like that of Jaden Pone, a standout junior at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), from Hope Mills, NC. Jaden's …
By Alexxis D. Hutchinson, Sports Editor
The Pastor, Reverend Thelma Gordon, and members of Jones Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Columbia, South Carolina, joyously sponsored a 99th Birthday Celebration Drop-In for Mrs. Nadine Anderson, who …
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:." 2 Timothy 4:7 Mrs. Rose Marie Starnes Kelly was born June 17, 1945 in York, SC to the late Mr. Samuel and Mary …
Lifestyle News

Georgia Student Authors Children's Book on Homelessness Empowering Youth to Practice Compassion and Share their Voice for Good

Atlanta, GA - Zion Lester a high school scholar, student-athlete, and now author pens her first book: “Zion Learns to See” , a heartwarming children's book fostering empathy and awareness …
By Eugenia Johnson, Love Beyond Walls
Health & Wellness News
Working Together: Delta Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. under the direction of Lovene Knight

Celebrating the Success of Our Blood Donor Project During Black History Month

The Beverly Hills West (CA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, in proud partnership with the American Red Cross, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU), Faithful Central Bible …
By Jasmine C. Houston, BHW Press Secretary
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Cooperated visits the campus of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. announces new $2 million fundraising commitment for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., a beacon of service and commitment, celebrated its enduring alliance with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® at the Vicennium …
By John F. Burrell, Executive Director

Team SAMBAI, TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance, Named As Recipient of Prestigious Cancer Grand Challenges Award

ANNAPOLIS, Md.-- ( BUSINESS WIRE ) -- Cancer Grand Challenges, a global research funding initiative co-founded by Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Institute, today announces funding for …
By Uzo Osameka
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