Entertainment

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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Four Reasons the Flame & Co. v. Katy Perry Lawsuit is a Bad Idea

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Although Flame, Lecrae, and Da Truth may have an airtight case against Katy Perry from an intellectual property perspective, there are reasons the case is a bad idea. Read more

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Breaking the Racial Barrier Inherent in “Black” Movies

By Maya Boddie 

“Think Like a Man Too” star Kevin Hart is on a mission to change the perception of black films among mainstream audiences according to a recent interview with Tom Joyner. Read more

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Destiny’s Child Reunites…for Jesus

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Michelle Williams brings the group together for her new gospel hit Say Yes and it is sweeping the nation. Read more

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Six Lessons on Fatherhood from Tim Brown

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The former NFL wide receiver shares his tips on manhood and fatherhood from his book Making of a Man: How Men and Boys Honor God and Live with Integrity. Read more

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“Edge of Tomorrow’s” Lesson: Dying is the Way to Live

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Not since “The Matrix” has a film like this underscored spiritual principles that are central to the Christian faith. Read more

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Mama, There Goes That Man: 3 Lessons from the Mark Jackson Firing

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Mark Jackson’s tenure was shipwrecked in three areas, and anyone who wants to be successful–in sports and particularly ministry–should heed them. Read more

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For NBA teams, Religion Can be Unifying or Divisive

By Sam Amick 

This NBA season has been unprecedented when it comes to the blending of basketball and unresolved social issues. There has been a widespread push for increased tolerance on all fronts. Yet the conversation about religion and how it’s best handled by coaches and players remains fluid. Read more

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‘Noah’ Blockbuster Has Almost Everything Going For It, Except Diversity

By Bob Smietana 

The new “Noah” movie has everything you’d expect in a biblical blockbuster. Big Hollywood stars. Extravagant special effects. An apocalyptic flood. One thing’s missing though: a hint of ethnic diversity. Read more

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