“I heard [Tchaikovsky’s] Nutcracker at Jones Hall with my mother. It was the most beautiful thing I’d ever heard,” said Lauren Anderson. She began to study ballet at age seven and performed in the Houston Ballet’s very first production of the Nutcracker that same year.
ATLANTA – The first African-American priest to be elected a bishop in the Episcopal Church in Georgia will become the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.
Services will be held May 11 and 12 for the Rev. Canon Thomas Wilson Stearly Logan, Sr., 100, associate priest of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia, who died May 2.
The Rev. Altagracia Perez, Canon Bonnie Anderson, the Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas and Deborah Harmon Hines, Ph.D, are set to become the first recipients of the Pauli Murray Humanitarian Service Award and the Verna Josephine Dozier, Anna Julia Haywood Cooper and Mattie Hopkins Honor Awards...
Two youth groups from St. Aidan’s, Cypress, and Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, teamed up on Earth Day for a beautification project at historic Olivewood Cemetery, the oldest African-American cemetery in Houston near the banks of White Oak Bayou.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Rev. Carlye Hughes will become the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth's first black female rector.
The Episcopal Church has tentatively added to its Calendar two American women who were pioneers in the struggle for the emancipation of African-American slaves. The date chosen for commemorating them is the anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, July 19-20...
Around the time of the Revolutionary War, New York City was home to the largest urban community of slaves outside of Charleston, South Carolina. These slaves worked as skilled artisans and craftsmen, associated specifically with shipping, construction and other trades, as well as working as...