| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today used an Easter prayer breakfast at the White House to give a personal testament of faith and how the saga of Jesus' sacrifice and resurrection has inspired him. Obama, who has hosted a......
| Jan 10, 2010
| 4:01 PM
A man that many know only as a controversial pastor linked to President Barack Obama came to speak at an Orlando church Sunday.
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., Obama's former pastor, was in town to celebrate the 94th anniversary of Carter Tabernacle...
| Mar 28, 2010
On Oct. 9, 2009, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs woke up at dawn and received startling news from Oslo. President Obama, only 48, had just received the Nobel Peace Prize. Usually, this most prestigious of awards honors lifetime accomplishment...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Even the Rev. Billy Graham might have been a tad emerald with envy — if it wasn't a sin.
Still, who couldn't help but marvel at the multitudes who turned out last Saturday for the Sermon on the Monument?
Less a political rally than an old-...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:36 PM
"The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama"
By David Remnick
Alfred A. Knopf, 656 pages, $29.95
Reviewed by Kevin Boyle
By March 7, 1965 John Lewis had been in hundreds of civil rights campaigns. But from the moment he led the six hundred...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Eastern Elementary School has announced its good citizens for April.
They included: Emily Temple, Alyssia Smith, Ashlyn Koontz, Makenna Deimler, Andrew Ballard, Jacob Lorenzen, Bailey Webb, Abigail Ballard, Micaiah Hodge, Kalilah Blake, Alanna Gladhill,...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Gospel music, liturgical dancing, preaching and teaching -- and a sermon by President Barack Obama's former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. of Chicago -- will be the fare in Fort Lauderdale June 14-17 at the National Baptist Congress.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Crisply marching drill teams of youths launched the National Baptist Congress today, a conference with three days of music, sacred dance and seminars.
The 105th annual Congress, meeting at the Broward Convention Center and the nearby Hilton Fort...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:08 PM
The problem with preachers is that they preach.
Their strength is their stories.
Parrish Smith remembers how one put him to sleep and the other kept him awake. Now he introduces viewers to the difference in a new documentary trilogy, "The Scroll:...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:39 AM
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Louisiana police dealing with the discovery of a decapitated child have gotten mandatory trauma counseling on their chief's orders.
Chief Scott Silverii called in counselors for all staff who dealt with the death last month of...
| Aug 23, 2011
The quiet city of Thibodaux has been rocked by the brutal murder of 7-year-old Jori Lirette. His father faces first-degree murder charges and possibly the death penalty. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano was among the crowd at the child's funeral.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:31 PM
Hundreds of Thibodaux residents turned out to pay their respects to a 7-year old boy who was allegedly slain by his father.
Jori Lirette, a wheelchair-bound child who suffered from cerebral palsy was killed and decapitated by his father Jeremiah Wright...