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Video: Botham Jean’s Powerful Last Message to the World

Botham Shem Jean was killed on September 6, 2018 in Dallas, TX by off-duty police officer Amber Guyger. She claimed to have mistaken his apartment for her own and thought Jean was a burglar. Guyger actually lived in the apartment below Jean, and his apartment had a bright red mat …

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Do Black Rappers Promote White Supremacy?

In a recent Instagram repost, Eric Benet called out what he believes is the modern face of white supremacy—black rappers. The 41-year-old R&B singer posted a message calling out rap artists who rap about killing black people, degrading black women, abusing drugs, materialization; living a low life not as artists, …

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Atheist Child of Lesbian Couple Reveals the Other Side of the LGBT Rainbow

Millie Fontana, raised an atheist, said she stands with Christians because they’ve been the only ones willing to reflect children’s issues like she had growing up, and stand up for them. Fontana, the donor-conceived daughter of a lesbian couple (that includes her biological mother), said they took something from her— …

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Ex-Mafia Boss Quits The Mob and Follows Christ

Michael Franzese grew up as the son of the notorious Underboss of New York’s violent and feared Colombo crime family. At his most affluent, he generated an estimated $5 to $8 million per week from legal and illegal businesses. It was a life filled with power, luxury and violence. He …

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Must Watch: Pastor Steven Furtick’s Down to Earth Converstation with Charlamagne The God

Everyone has a worldview, but how often do we take the time to explore how it was formed? In this short film, Pastor Steven Furtick and Charlamagne tha God go back to their hometown for a conversation on roots, race, religion, and more. This is one of the best exchanges …

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Black History Is American History

How long have black people been free in America? What decade or period in history comes to mind? This blog is the first in a series that will seek to use the occasion of Black History Month to wrestle with our racial history as Americans. Typically when Black History is …

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MLK and the Moral Foundation of Social Justice that is Missing Today

In light of America’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr day on Monday, I thought it would be helpful for us to look into the stark contrast between civil rights activism done back then, versus the way it’s being done today. Whenever you address the fight of civil rights, MLK …

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How the Opioid Crisis Highlights White Privilege

People are dying. Spouses, friends, neighbors, parents and children are losing one another in a heinous fashion and at alarming rates. Nevertheless, when cries for compassion and intervention come from certain corners of the room, it becomes increasingly difficult to not roll eyes. Still, I beg that you would have …

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Has Disney Programming Gone Too Far?

What is it that we value the most about our children? For many, they would say their innocence. The perception of innocence refers to the simplicity of a child’s lack of knowledge or exposure to the affairs of the world. It is this naïvety of a child that many parents …

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Kyle’s Gifts from Heaven: Keeping Children Connected to their Lost Parents

Around the holidays, birthdays, graduations and other special occasions, it can be especially difficult for children who have lost their parents prematurely. There’s no way to fill the shoes of those they have lost. However, there are others who care to show these children they are still genuinely thought of …

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