The first black president of the Austin school board and a pastor for 42 years at the city’s landmark Ebenezer Baptist Church died Dec. 25.
T.J. Jemison, a past president of National Baptist Convention USA Inc. who set the stage for Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, died Nov. 15.
Dozens of religious, racial justice, civil rights and community-based organizations are calling for the government to investigate alleged police profiling of Muslims in New York City and elsewhere.
Freddie Mae Bason and Verlene Farmer Goatley broke the color barrier at the Carver School of Social Work in 1955.
Oakhurst Baptist Church, a progressive and inclusive congregation in Decatur, Ga., celebrates 100 years of ministry Sept. 21-22.
For Jesus, gospel freedom begins with vulnerability.
Sarah Shelton, pastor of Baptist Church of the Covenant in Birmingham, Ala., says it is inconsistent to accept LGBT members into every area of church life except marriage.
A jury in Louisville, Ky., is scheduled to hear a case about an activist Baptist minister and his partner arrested for protesting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Baptists understand civil disobedience. It's part of their history.