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Parson attempts legal maneuver to retake Richmond Christian Center

Fresh from campaigning for President Trump, Pastor Stephen A. Parson Sr. has launched a campaign to retake control of the Richmond Christian Center in South Side.

Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dies

nd lyricists, creating raucous anthems that defined the genre’s sound and heartbeat, died Saturday, March 18, at his Missouri home. He was 90.

Phylicia Rashad to headline 10th Annual Transformation Expo

Actress Phylicia Rashad will headline Radio One’s 10th Annual Transformation Expo at noon Saturday, March 18, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Black Southern Baptists support Dr. Moore in denomination controversy

Embattled Southern Baptist ethicist Dr. Russell Moore, the public face of the nation’s largest Protestant group, has at least one group of vocal supporters — African-American Southern Baptist leaders.

Joni Sledge of hit musical group Sister Sledge remembered at 60

Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem “We Are Family,” has died, the band’s representative said last Saturday.

Faith leaders, politicians: New immigration order still anti-Muslim

Federal judges may find President Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last. But many religious groups and faith leaders see no meaningful difference in the new measure, which President Trump signed privately last Monday.

Delegate McQuinn to lead cleanup Saturday at historic cemeteries

Fresh from winning state funding to support two historic African-American cemeteries, Delegate Delores L. McQuinn will lead a cleanup of the Evergreen and East End cemeteries this weekend. She is seeking 500 volunteers to assist with removing vines, overgrown grass, ...

Morgan State University Choir to perform March 21 at Fifth Baptist Church

The Morgan State University Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at Fifth Baptist Church, 1415 W. Cary St.

Thomas W. Kenney, 93, dies; former owner of Spring Lake course

Thomas Waymond Kenney worked as a meat cutter and janitor most of his life, but ended up a millionaire through his love of golf.

Nat Turner links black, white George Wythe High alumni

Nat Turner, who led one of the bloodiest rebellions of enslaved people in history, has connected the members of the George Wythe High School Class of 1974 in a unique way.

Sen. Tim Kaine talks refugee crisis with Pope Francis

While most congressional lawmakers headed home during last week’s break, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Richmond responded to a higher calling.

Border agents ask Muhammad Ali’s son: Are you Muslim?

Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said last week. Returning from a ...

Pentecostal Bishop Robert L. Tapper, 96, dies

Pentecostal Bishop Robert Lancelot Tapper developed churches in Richmond and six other Virginia communities during a ministry career that spanned 65 years.

Trump decries anti-Semitism, racism after D.C. museum visit

President Trump called anti-Semitic violence “horrible” and vowed on Tuesday to take steps to counter extremism.

James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

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