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Martin Luther King Day of Service

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 14 January 2011 14:16.

Many may view the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. solely through the lens of civil rights. For the two of us, the centerpiece of his message is the power of service and volunteering to heal racial wounds and lead America into a new era of shared responsibility and equal opportunity. Much of Dr. King’s service message can be summed up in one of his most famous sayings: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others.”

African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration Increases Donation to Habitat for Humanity to $1 Million to Help Haiti Earthquake Relief

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 14 January 2011 13:37.

WASHINGTON – The African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration (AABMC) presented Habitat for Humanity International with a second grant of $500,000 in December to support the homebuilding ministry's recovery program in Haiti. The donation follows a previous gift given to the organization in June, bringing the AABMC's total contribution to Habitat to $1 million. The pledge was made and completed in one year.

GDN Music Feature: James Fortune and FIYA to Release 'I Believe: Live'

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 08 January 2011 14:07.

Kierra Sheard and William MurphyHouston, TX - For the last five years, James Fortune & FIYA have electrified the gospel world like Kirk Franklin did over 15 years ago. Like him, Fortune is more of a storyteller than a singer.

Conference of National Black Churches Moving Forward to Improve the Lives

Written by Floydetta McAfee on Thursday, 23 December 2010 18:14.

Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC)ATLANTA – During the first national meeting of the newly formed Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC), bishops, pastors, and lay leaders began rolling out the strategic plans for improving the lives of African Americans and the underserved.

How Do I Get Health Insurance if I've Lost My Job?

Written by Sarah Langdon on Friday, 17 December 2010 16:16.

With the downturn in the United States in recent years, many people have lost their jobs and often, this means losing their health insurance as well. However, there are options for health insurance coverage in this situation. Let's talk about some of these options and how you can access them.

New Report Finds Marriage Trouble in Middle America

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:09.

devorceDrawing on the latest national data, a new report concludes that marriage is in trouble among so-called "Middle Americans," defined as the 58 percent of adults who have a high school diploma and possibly some post-secondary education, but