Log in Subscribe

Livingstone College Division of Business Dean Retires

The Faculty Assembly of Livingstone College recognized the retirement of longstanding professor Raejshwar D. Sharma at its monthly meeting on Friday, December 1, 2023. Faculty Assembly president …
by The Star of Zion News

Livingstone College Winter Commencement honors three Champions of Change

Salisbury, NC – Livingstone College will have its 10th Annual Winter Commencement on Friday, December 8, at 10 am. The ceremony will honor three Champions of Change, each of whom will receive …
By Garette Hunter
Rev. Dr. Staccato K. Powell, II

Rev. Dr. Staccato K. Powell, II - Candidate for the Episcopacy of The A.M.E. Zion Church

Pastor, Leader, Entrepreneur, Advocate, Teacher, Husband, and Father are some of the roles Rev. Dr. Staccato K. Powell, II has as he pursues his passion and purpose to make a difference in the …


November 30, 2023 Charlotte, NC – The Board of Bishops of The African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E. Zion) Church proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Iyabode F. …
by The Star of Zion News


November 30, 2023 Charlotte, NC – The Board of Bishops is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Lisa Moore as the new Director of Music Ministry for The African Methodist …
by The Star of Zion News
Zion Spotlight

New Hope A.M.E. Zion Church partners with Livingstone College Interfaith America Ambassadors

Livingstone College’s Interfaith America Ambassadors partnered with the Christian Education Department of New Hope A.M.E. Zion Church to host an Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Workshop on …

By Star of Zion News

Inaugural MHG Legacy Gala: Celebrating 135 Years of Leadership & Legacy

The Inaugural MHG Legacy Gala, held at the K.E. White Graduate Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University, was an inspiring celebration of 135 years of Mary Holly Grove, A.M.E. Zion …

By Lady Robin Parker


New York, NY… On Sunday, November 12, 2023, The Mother African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrated its 227th Anniversary. Reverend Dr. Malcolm J. Byrd, Senior Pastor, presided over the …

By Debra Chappelle-Polk, Zion Spotlight Editor
Education News

Johnnie Gross, Jackson State University Recruiter

St. Louis, MO…, On Thursday October 12, 2023, The Jackson State Development Foundation Inc. honored Mr. Johnnie Gross (pictured) by adding his name to the “Legacy Donor Wall”. The …
By Georgette Williams, Contributing Writer, Washington Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church

Livingstone College First Family Thinks to be Thankful

SALISBURY, N.C. - As Thanksgiving approaches, Livingstone College is spreading holiday cheer by hosting its Annual Thanksgiving Turkey and Vegetable giveaway event. Dr. Anthony Davis and the First …
By Garette Hunter
Social Justice News
Homeless /ˈhōmləs/ 1. having no home or permanent place of residence; condition of lacking stable, safe, and adequate housing. Homelessness in the United States of America
By Rev. Allison N. Lee, Ed.D., MTS, Social Justice Editor
Read more.
Hood’s EduWorship Experience By Dr. Mary A. Love EduWorship is an intentional experience at Hood Theological Seminary that brings awareness to Breast Cancer, Children and Domestic …
By Dr. Mary A. Love
Read more.
On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, Charlotte native Rev. Dr. Monty Witherspoon was elected to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Board of Education. Dr. Witherspoon is a newcomer to the CMS Board, …
By Rev. Allison N. Lee, Ed.D., MTS
Read more.
Opinion News

The Witness of Mary

Every year, devout Christians embark on a theological journey,delving into the story of Jesus' birth. While the liturgical season of Advent emphasizes the hope, joy, love, and peace offered by Christ’s awaited birth, less attention is given to the contextual realities of His arrival. Within the Gospel of Luke, Mary's
By Angellica S. Sweat, M.Div., ThM
Other news
As the winter season progresses, we are hearing more coughs and sneezes. Some of us are coming down with respiratory illnesses such as the flu, COVID-19 or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). These …
By Iyabode (Yabo) Beysolow, MD, MPH
I was talking to my mom, Rev. Alvania Eason, Pastor of New Foreman Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, about the importance of the Advent season. We discussed the traditions in the church and in our homes and …
By Angel Eason, Lifestyle Editor
It is a very unfortunate phenomenon in our society that has plagued the Globe for decades, effecting people of all ages, social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. It is more personal for some than …
By Daman De Leon
Christmas season is upon us! Christians across the world look forward to a wonderful Christmas Day with family and friends, celebrating the gift of Jesus Christ. Often called the most wonderful time …
By Dana Stilley, Financial Freedom Editor
New York, NY… JESUS IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON! We hear these words a lot during this time of the year and see them printed on holiday greeting cards. In fact, Kirk Franklin wrote …
By Debra Chappelle-Polk, Zion Spotlight Editor
Lifestyle News

Fall/Winter Activities for the Family

Fall is here, and it is the best time of year to eat sweet potato pie, drink hot chocolate, and go Christmas Caroling with family and friends. Below is a list of family-friendly activities to indulge …
By Angel Eason, Lifestyle Editor
Health & Wellness News

It's In The Color Pink

A poem written expressly for BREAST CANCER AWARENESS At Kyles Temple A.M.E. Zion Church; Vallejo, and shared here to acknowledge and encourage anyone who is now or has battled cancer.   …
By Reverend Leona Nicholas Welch

Hypertension: A Silent Assassin

The holidays are the time of year where what I call the two “Fs” are exceedingly common: Feasting and Fellowship. “Soul Food” is commonplace on our dinner tables, and a …
By Daman De Leon, Health & Wellness Editor

Holiday Family, Fun, & Fellowship: How Essential is it?

In the “hustle-and-bustle” of today’s world it’s very easy to overlook that family time and fellowship with loved ones. Family values is a catch phrase, often used by …
By Daman De Leon, Health & Wellness Editor
Follow us on Facebook