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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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Is America Truly Land of the Free?

In the current climate of police shootings, protests that get out of hand, and growing racial tensions that sometimes are backed by political divides, you hear the term “civil rights” tossed around frequently. But does that term fit every situation that we see, especially when it is between the citizens …

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Does Independence Day Really Represent Freedom for All Americans?

On July 4th, 1776, America won the fight for its independence from Britain, and established itself as a nation. Now this day is celebrated as Independence Day, complete with fireworks and BBQ’s. If you’re patriotic and love everything about America, celebrating our nation is a no-brainer. However, there’s a dark …

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Entire Seahawks Team Planning ‘A Big Surprise’ During Sunday’s National Anthem

According to the Seahawk’s starting linebacker, Bobby Wagner, the entire team is planning ‘a big surprise’ during the national anthem on Sunday before their home game against the Miami Dolphins. “Anything we want to do, it’s not going to be individual. It’s going to be a team thing. That’s what the …

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Lecrae Answers Critics After Taking Racial Stand on Independence Day

Believe it or not, some people don’t want to celebrate a holiday that’s themed around the idea of independence, when the people who established it thought it fine and dandy to own other humans at the time of said establishment. The hypocrisy wrapped up in that situation is obvious now and should have …

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The Biblical Example Found in Harriet Tubman’s Mission for Freedom

A few days ago I found myself pretty frustrated and voiced my opinion about both Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s criticism of featuring Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill in place of Andrew Jackson. The overwhelming support of keeping Jackson on the bill stems from an argument that he was an amazing president …

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