Life & Culture

Ray Rice: Domestic Abuse, Weed, and the NFL “Standard”

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The Ravens termination and NFL suspension of Ray Rice reveals a double standard regarding athlete infractions and is forcing fans to think deeply about supporting players and teams. Read more

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And He Gave Some to Be Mothers: Motherhood as Ministry

By Donna Owusu-Ansah 

Amid soiled diapers, sleep deprivation, and shuttling children to their various activities, it may be difficult to embrace the truth that motherhood is ministry. Read more

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Jackie Robinson West: A Beacon of Light for Southside Chicago

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Growing from their city’s violent reputation to world sports victors. Read more

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Mo’ne Davis Pitching Inspiration

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This thirteen-year-old is one of 18 girls that have played in the Little League World Series and is set to break records. Read more

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The Brief History of Black Jesus in Hollywood

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McGruder’s “Black Jesus” isn’t the first black Jesus, find out about the satirical and serious black Jesuses that have graced big and small screens to very little fanfare. Read more

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Sex, God, and The Single Life: Book Review

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There are certain topics that scream single Christian. Sex and singleness is one... 

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A Rising Voice of Reconciliation in the Evangelical Community

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Trillia Newbell, author of United: Captured By God’s Vision for Diversity talks with UrbanFaith.com about how she got her start in ministry, the issues she’s passionate about, and more. Read more

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An Open Letter to Mase

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Writer and longtime Mase fan Jacqueline Holness pens a passionate letter to the former pastor about her disappointment in his recent move back to the rap game. Read more

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Curbing the Obsession with Black Reality Television

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On the eve of the premiere of BAPs, yet another reality show focusing on the lives of black people we must ask, “Are reality shows purely entertainment, or is there something more to consider?” Read more

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Stuart Scott’s Seven Words on Cancer at the ESPYs

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The ESPN Sportscenter anchor’s seven words that turned cancer cliches on their head and gave many a new outlook on life. Read more

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