Black Churches

Michigan– The oldest African-American church in Michigan is celebrating its 175th anniversary this month with a series of events and services that kick off Sunday. Founded in 1836, Second Baptist Church of Detroit has a long, storied history: It helped hide runaway slaves, fought for civil rights and today continues to battle for social and […]

LITHONIA, Ga. — Under a sparkling blue sky, thousands of worshipers in cars and SUVs streamed into the mall-like parking lots at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, a sprawling campus just off I-20 in this suburb of Atlanta.