Politics

Black Christian Women Now: Political Engagement

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As black women continue to rise in political influence, Black Christian women are increasingly forced to consider how they politically engage in a biblically faithful way. Read more

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Immigration and the Black Community: Finding Synergy to Promote Progress

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Immigration reform affects the black community and its time for us to get active in the discussion as well as stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters who are immigrants. Read more

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Immigration Reform: What Christians Need to Know

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With media sound bites, misinformed conversations, and sometimes inappropriate preached rhetoric, it is imperative that Christians educate themselves on the immigration reform debate. Read more

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Conservative Supreme Court Justices Affirmative Action Case Also Attempts to Alter the Equal Protection Clause

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An analysis of the Affirmative Action ban ruling that was upheld in Michigan and how it relates to the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th amendment. Read more

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A New Way to Get and Keep Black Men Out of Prison

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A new aspect of the Department of Justice’s War On Drugs aims to get and keep black men out of jail. Read more

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The State of President Obama’s “Black Agenda”

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Obama’s second State of the Union and his second term have finally revealed, better late than never, the work he will do for the black community. Read more

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Aide Shares the Bible Devotionals He Sent to President Obama Each Morning

By Adelle M. Banks 

Joshua DuBois, the private man of faith behind President Obama’s public efforts to work with religious and charitable groups, reveals a bit about himself in his new book, “The Presidential’s Devotional.” Read more

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The Fight to End “Stop and Frisk,” Will Bloomberg Win?

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Being on his way out is not stopping the mayor of New York from leaving his legacy through the controversial practice. Read more

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Suzan Johnson Cook to Resign as Religious Freedom Ambassador

By Lauren Markoe 

Suzan Johnson Cook, the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, will announce this week that she is resigning after 17 months on the job, according to two sources familiar with her office. Read more

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Rangel, the Congressional Black Caucus and Their Part in the War on Drugs

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With the CBC’s annual legislative conference coming up, it may be time for them to re-evaluate their work and repent. Read more

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