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Why the Church Should Thank Beyonce

By Ify Ike 

One woman's rant on why the church owes the pop star a bit more gratitude and attention. Read more

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Breaking Down Beyoncé’s Iconic Brand

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From desecrating art to hanging with the First Lady on her birthday, King B has everyone talking. But is anyone really holding her accountable for her actions? Read more

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Is the Church Trapped in Plato’s Closet?

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The recent debate about Erica Campbell’s dress unearths the age-old discussion of the philosophical and theological positions on the body and the soul. By Nicole Symmonds Read more

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Ain’t I A Mother, Too?

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An analysis of the ways in which Black motherhood needs to be humanized and re-conceptualized for the sake of black women and society at large. Read more

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Orlando Student Has One Week to Change Her Hair or Be Expelled

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Is the Orlando Christian private school protesting too much about the young girl’s hair or are her and hair mother protesting too much? Weigh in. Read more

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Leading Well: What We Don’t See

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What women leaders need to know about gender-based differences & nonverbal communication. Read more

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Bad Economic Times, Good for Hope

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Times of economic downturn can be a hotbed for despair, but faith in God and a journey down an unconventional path can bring hope. Read more

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SNL, Black Girls Rock and Why Black Women Must Define Themselves

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Kerry Washington’s guest appearance on SNL was progress but there is still more work to do in the portrayal of black women on television. Read more

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The Smart Black AND Christian Women of Twitter

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The recent spate of “women of Twitter” lists overlooks a growing population of Christian women who stand out as thought leaders and world changers. Read more

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Do Strong Religious Beliefs Help Cancer Patients Battle the Disease Better?

By Rev. Percy McCray 

Faith and wellness expert Rev. Percy McCray discusses the validity of prayer and faith in the midst of cancer and other illnesses. Read more

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