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Ferguson Pastors Urge Peace After Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict

By Lilly Fowler 

Rev. Starsky Wilson said that despite the failure of the system to indict a white police officer, the road ahead was not impossible. He and other pastors are preaching peace. Read more

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Ferguson: Between Jesus and Barabbas

By Drew Elizarde-Miller 

As the spotlight is on Ferguson and many await the grand jury’s decision on Darren Wilson, we, the crowd, must recognize our responsibility and the power we possess. Read more

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Paul Robeson Film, Immigration Action, and More Good News

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Find out about Steve McQueen’s plan for a Paul Robeson film, watch President Obama’s immigration remarks, and more in this week’s good news. Read more

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Inside the Prison Industrial Complex

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An analysis of the prison industrial complex from the racial bias inherent in incarceration rates to exploitative labor practices and how the church should respond. Read more

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Documentary Honors the Unsung Heroes of Veterans Day

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Veterans of Color highlights the stories of African-American veterans whose experience in service is a narrative of disparity from that of their white counterparts. Read more

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10 Quotes from Myles Munroe on Personal Growth and Relationships

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The late Dr. Myles Munroe had a vibrant ministry that encouraged many, here are just a few of our favorite quotes from him. Read more

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Lessons from Ghana, Black Republican Wins and More in Good News

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A black man shares the lessons he learned in traveling to Ghana, Black Republicans win the midterm elections, and more in this week’s good news. Read more

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Don’t Forget the Nigerian Schoolgirls, Or Girls’ Education

By Christy Vines 

While the world’s attention is fixed on the Islamic State’s continued rein of terror, its applause for Malala Yousafzai has taken on a quieter tone and her message risks being lost. Read more

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Black Superhero, the Black Church in Elections, and More Good News

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Find out about Chadwick Boseman’s new superhero gig, what the black church’s role is in elections, and more in this week’s good news. Read more

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What Black Children Are Really Being Taught

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A page out of a textbook and a recent study reveal that black children, particularly black girls, are not being taught or treated the same as their white peers. Read more

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