A Georgia Mom is said to be leaning on her Christian faith after she was arrested and shackled because her fourth grade son had too many unexcused absences from school over the past year. The National Association of Parents is now working to vindicate her but a school official says there is more to the story.
A Christian mom in Virginia recently took to social networking site Facebook to express her gratitude to a Virginia State Trooper, who she called a "Good Samaritan," for not profiling her African-American son and instead helped him fix a flat tire.
The city of Ferguson announced on Wednesday that a permanent memorial plaque will replace a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown, nine months after he was fatally shot by a former police officer. City officials also clarified that contrary to previous reports, the city is not funding the project.
Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges in the death of Freddie Gray, who died last month after being gravely injured while in police custody, and will each be arraigned on July 2.
At age 12, the concerns of most American children usually revolve around schoolyard politics and the awkwardness of becoming a teenager, but for Rifqa Bary, a young girl in Ohio, a life-changing decision to secretly convert to Christianity completely consumed her world and left her living in constant fear.
Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, has added internationally-acclaimed pastor Joyce Meyer and Australian activist Christine Caine to the powerhouse lineup of speakers that are set to hit the stage this summer at MegaFest, the nation's largest Christian family festival.
Two years after the release of her Sandy Hook shooting-inspired album Need You Now, acclaimed Christian singer Plumb is back with what could possibly be her most raw and compelling project yet and she's not afraid to let it be known that she's been through some things.
Hundreds of police officers from across the United States gathered at Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on Thursday to pay respects to slain officer Benjamin J. Deen, who was gunned down in the line of duty during a routine traffic stop over the weekend. The New York Yankees also reportedly arranged flowers for the service.
Dozens of rape survivors recently rescued from Boko Haram's stronghold in the Sambisa Forest in Borno State, Nigeria, are said to be facing stigma and harassment as they reintegrate into their communities and human rights activists are calling on the Nigerian government to help them.
The last time Ronald Tate, father of slain Hattiesburg police officer Liquori Tate, saw his beloved son was at his police academy graduation in June last year. The next time he sees him will be at his funeral on Saturday.
Less than three months after the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it would not bring criminal charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, the former neighborhood watch captain is back in the headlines, this time due to reports that he suffered a minor injury during a shooting in Lake Mary, Florida on Monday.
Four-time Grammy Award-nominee Matthew West shared recently that hearing 40,000 stories of human suffering and adversity from around the world inspired his brand new album Live Forever, which debuted at No. 1 on the Nielsen Soundscan Christian & Gospel Albums chart in its first week.
More than 200 women and children rescued last week by the Nigerian military from Boko Haram's stronghold in the Sambisa Forest in Borno State, Nigeria, are said to be pregnant and two brave women from the group have spoken out about their harrowing experience with the militant Islamic group.
Short of calling the attack on the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest" in Texas an act of terrorism, three Muslim leaders held a press conference Monday to denounce the acts of two gunmen who shot and injured a security guard outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Sunday before they were shot dead.
FBI officials are investigating a deadly shooting in Garland, Texas, after two gunmen were killed by police Sunday evening at the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest" hosted by political blogger Pamela Geller just four months after the controversial Islamic "Stand with the prophet" event was held at the same location following the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks.
Baltimore's State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, the woman who criminally charged six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on Friday, is a practicing Christian who declared at a recent prayer breakfast that God "put me in this position for a reason."
Iconic singer Beyonce recently urged fans to donate money to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in a bid to support the organization's efforts to ease civil unrest in Baltimore.
A South Los Angeles man has been hailed a hero for building a portable home for a homeless grandmother in his neighborhood. The random act of kindness has inspired a new campaign to help other homeless people, particularly children and U.S. military veterans, and donations are pouring in.