Ebenezer Baptist Church

(ATLANTA, GA) November 11, 2015 – Grammy Award Winner Tasha Cobbs brought her sold out multi-city tour, ‘One Place Live,’ to the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. The Atlanta tour stop featured gospel artists Kierra Sheard, William Murphy and. Special invited guests in attendance included: BET Sunday Best Winner Dathan Thigpen, BET Sunday […]

In the latest example of persistent and ingrained racism in America, police are searching for two White men spotted on video placing Confederate flags at…

  Four Confederate flags were discovered at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site Visitor Center this morning. The flags were apparently placed there overnight. According to the AJC, a maintenance man saw the flags around 6 a.m. and alerted a U.S. Park Ranger, who called Atlanta police. Homeland Security […]

Attorney General Eric Holder stood in the shadows of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he spoke to community leaders last night at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. 51 years to the date after Rosa Parks “Transformed a Nation” with her refusal to give up her seat just days after her meeting with Dr. King about […]

At a press conference today at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bernice King announced that she would surrender her father Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible until a court decides whether or not her brothers should be allowed to sell them. Last month, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert C. I. McBurney ordered Bernice […]

The rift amongst the children of Martin Luther King Jr. continues to widen. A day after issuing a statement announcing that her brothers Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing her, sister Bernice King held a press conference at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church saying that she is disassociating herself from her […]

Black pastors took to their respective pulpits around the nation Sunday morning and offered differing opinions on President Barack Obama’s support of same-sex marriage. While opinions seemed to be mixed, very few pastores ventured into commentary suggesting that their congregations withdraw their political support from the President. The Rev. Wallace Charles Smith, for example, told […]

EPM Music Group recording artist and Senior Vice President, Keith Williams, has stepped down as Director of Music & Arts at Ebenezer Baptist Church. His final service at Ebenezer took place on Easter Sunday. Williams is leaving his post to focus on his new duties as an executive with EPM Music Group and to continue working on […]

Days after the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis, Rev. Raphael Warnock of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church gave an impassioned sermon Sunday morning to bring attention to what he calls an injustice. Channel 2 Action News reports that Warnock said Davis’ execution “was a moral and spiritual disaster unfolding before our very eyes.” As […]

Bernice King dropped by Praise 102.5 last night and spoke to Rhodell Lewis about the controversy surrounding the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the civil rights organization founded by her father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we previously reported, King will hold a prayer vigil for the troubled organization this Friday at the historic Ebenezer […]