On this day in 1854, James Augustine Healy, first Black American Roman Catholic bishop, ordained a priest in Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris.
On this day in 1910, William D. Crum (1859-1912), a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia.
ON this date in 1979, James Patterson Lyke installed as auxiliary bishop of the Cleveland diocese of the Roman Catholic Church.
ON this date in 1931, Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu born.
ON this date in 1897, Elijah Poole, aka The Honorable Elijah Muhammad, born
On this date in 1941, Activist and 1988 candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, Rev Jesse Jackson, born in Greenville, Sounth Carolina.
On this date in 1984, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Awarded Nobel Peace Prize, African activist.
On this date in 1922, Leon Howard Sullivan was born on this day.
On this date in 1921, Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia.
On this date in 1976, Reverend Joseph H. Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ.
On this date in 1874, James Theodore Holly, a Black American who emigrated to Haiti in 1861, elected bishop of Haiti. He was consecrated in a... Continue →
On this date in 1836, Theo Wright becomes the first Black person to get a Theology Degree in the US.
On this date in 18810, more than 150 delegates from Baptist Churches in eleven states organized the Baptist Foreign Mission Convention of the United... Continue →
On this date in 1758, England John Wesley Baptized the first two known Black converts to the Methodism movement.
Born on this day, Sarah Gorham was the first woman appointed by the AME Church in 1888, to serve as a missionary to any foreign country.
ON this date in 1972, W. Sterling Cary elected president of the Nation Council of Churches.
On this date in 1815, Henry Highland Garnet, minister, abolitionist and diplomat, born a slave in Kent County, Maryland.
On this date in 1837, The first National Negro Catholic Congress is held in Washington. D. C.