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Why I Hate The Term First Lady/Gentleman

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In adopting the term First Lady or First Gentleman, the Black church may be in danger of creating a hierarchical structure that is unbiblical. Read more

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The Scroll: A Documentary on African-American Ministers

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In a dynamic four-part series, The Scroll chronicles the faith journeys of prominent African-American pastors, ministers, and faith leaders. Read more

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Man with a Purpose, a Dream, and Influence

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As America anticipates the second-term inauguration of President Barack Obama, now is a good time to ask: what does the legacy of Dr. King mean for young black boys and our nation at large? Read more

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Inauguration Prayers, Black History, and the Homosexual Agenda

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Myrile Evers-Williams, wife of slain civil rights icon, was set to share bookended inauguration prayers with Pastor Louie Giglio until Giglio decided to withdraw from the ceremony. Has a potentially historic African American event been usurped by the gay rights agenda? Read more

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Hope in Newtown

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The Connecticut school shooting raises a big question for Christians: How do we offer hope in a world that’s becoming increasingly hopeless? It starts with the person of Jesus Christ. Read more

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The Brazen, Beautiful Humanity of Malala Yousafzai

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The Pakistani teen activist was ambushed and nearly killed by Taliban terrorists because of her stand for education and civil rights for girls and women. Her courage has inspired a new movement for justice. Read more

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My Two and a Half Cents: An Open Letter to Angus T. Jones

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Now that a little time has past since the young ‘Two and a Half Men’ star’s condemnation of his CBS show, here’s some advice for living out your faith even when you’re in the cast of a ‘filthy’ sitcom. Read more

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What Is Black Community?

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A scholarly survey of how African Americans struggled for a community identity before the Civil War — and how it affects us today. Read more

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Food for the Soul

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During this season of thanksgiving, gathering around the table for soul food reminds me of the profound African American story of which I’m a part — but also of how that story is tied to God’s greater story of redemption. Read more

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Attention Christmas Shoppers: Angel Tree Needs You!

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Angel Tree shares the true meaning of the season with incarcerated men and women and their children by providing Christmas gifts and financial support. Will you help? Read more

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