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A Tasty Way to Succeed

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Marcus Samuelsson’s memoir tells the story of how an Ethiopian orphan rose through the food service industry to become an internationally renown chef. Read more

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Beware the Mark Driscoll Hasty Retweet

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The controversial Seattle pastor called his shot in a recent Twitter message about President Obama. Perhaps he needs to consider the unintended consequences. 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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President Obama: ‘We Can’t Tolerate This Anymore’

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At a Sunday vigil in Newtown, Connecticut, the president offered words of comfort to a grieving community and nation, and suggested protecting our children will require major changes. Read more

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Free Will and Same-Sex Marriage

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Author Michael Eric Dyson thinks the Black church needs to ‘get over’ the gay marriage issue. But is it possible to view homosexuality as a sin, yet support the right of same-sex couples to marry? Read more

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Riots, Slave States, and Kool-Aid: Race Talk After the Election

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Alleged riots, death threats, and strange election maps. UrbanFaith’s post-election race-relations roundup. Read more

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Is a Black President Bad for Race Relations?

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According to a new poll, racial attitudes in America have deteriorated during President Obama’s first term. What happened to our post-racial optimism? Read more

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Will Black Voters Stay Home on Election Day?

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Religious and moral issues could lead some Black Christians to stay away from the polls on Nov. 6. Will this spell trouble for President Obama? Read more

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If ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ So Can We

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Is this Batman for liberals or conservatives? Controversy over the film’s political messages misses the point. For people from all walks of life, the challenge is the same – to rise above. Read more

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