Questlove's 'Summer of Soul' documentary captures emotions of 1969 Harlem music fest

In the wake of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., organizers envisioned the festival as a way to honor King.

Russia, China, Myanmar recommended for State Department list of religious freedom violators

A religious freedom watchdog is urging the State Department to name four additional countries to its list of the worst religious liberty offenders.

Henry Louis Gates' new book and accompanying PBS series distill centuries of Black church history

The history of Black Christianity in America came to television screens this month in a documentary series based on a new book, The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song, by Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr., a Harvard University historian. An interview with Stacey Holman, who produced and directed the series.

Can I get an amen? Black Americans' faith, religious practice detailed in Pew study

Most Black Americans attend predominantly Black congregations, but a majority think such congregations should welcome people of other races, a study from Pew Research Center shows.