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42: A Review

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The movie 42 offers a compelling but conventional view of Jackie Robinson’s story. Read more

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Django: Black Jesus Unchained

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OPINION: Since its cinematic release, Django has been the subject of continual controversy. But its most subversive role – overturning the white savior narrative – has been overlooked. Read more

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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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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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The Future Has Arrived: Election Reveals America’s New Reality

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For years, we’ve been told about America’s coming demographic shift. Election night proved that it’s here. But will a world where white men are no longer the majority force the conservative movement to become more diverse? Read more

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Deconstructing the Whiteness of Christ

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In their fascinating new book, historians Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey probe the origins of the ‘American Jesus’ and the sometimes harmful, sometimes helpful ways that race interacts with our faith. Read more

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Obama v. Romney, Round 1

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President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney face off for their first debate tonight. What won’t they be talking about? Read more

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Lecrae’s Balancing Act: Religion, Race, and Holy Hip-Hop

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Lecrae may be the best rapper you’ve never heard of. His synthesis of hip-hop and Calvinism has fans saluting his talent. But some question the wisdom of mixing rap with a predominantly ‘white’ theology. Read more

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What the Democrats Won’t Tell You

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Democrats and Republicans share a similar ‘black’ problem. Here’s why the race issue is just as thorny for the Party of Obama. Read more

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