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Darrell B. Harrison, Liberty University and Princeton Theological Seminary Alumnus, Details How ‘Woke Theology’ and ‘Social Gospel’ is Weakening the Black Church

There is a movement afoot, particularly within black evangelical circles, to extol, if not exalt, social justice as the raison d’etre, that is, the most important reason and purpose, of the church today. (more…)

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Minneapolis Police Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Named as Somali-American Mohamed Noor

When Mohamed Noor joined the Minneapolis police force and was assigned to patrol the city’s southwest corner, the Somali community there — the nation’s largest — threw a party for him to celebrate. (more…)

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WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg Slams Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Over his ‘Planet of the Apes’ Racism Claim

Whoopi Goldberg was among many who thought Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson took things a bit too far by accusing filmmakers behind “War for the Plant of the Apes” of invoking his image by dressing one of the apes in a blue vest similar to one he often wears.

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Annual Black Church Leadership and Family Conference Aids Urban Ministry, Says LifeWay’s National Director for Black Church Partnerships

Anyone involved in urban ministry can benefit from the annual Black Church Leadership and Family Conference July 17-21 in Ridgecrest, N. C., organizer Mark Croston told Baptist Press. (more…)

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Black NJ College Professor Lisa Durden Fired After Racially Insensitive Comments on Fox News

A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News. (more…)

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Theon Hill of ‘Christianity Today’ Interviews Melvin Banks

His name may not be familiar to those outside Christian publishing, but few have impacted the church as much as Melvin E. Banks Sr., the founder and chairman of Urban Ministries Inc. (UMI). On May 2 in Colorado Springs at its annual Leadership Summit, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA)

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Minnesota Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting of Philando Castile, Dismissed From Police Force

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday, a decision that came nearly a year after the encounter was partially streamed online to a rapt nation in the midst of a painful reckoning over shootings by

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National Black Church Initiative Urges All Black People to Stop Spending Their Time Hating President Trump and Spend Their Time in Prayer, Register to Vote, Spend Time on Their Families, and Developing Economic Opportunities for Their Communities

We must have a strategy Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 Churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, urges Black people everywhere to stop wasting their time on President Trump and instead spend their time cleaning their souls, restoring their

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Controversial Pastor Claims Slavery Saved Black People From ‘Bone In Nose, Fighting Lions’ In Africa

Pastor Keith Gomez, leader of the "old-fashioned, independent" Northwest Bible Baptist Church in Elgin, Illinois, argued in a recent sermon that if it wasn't for slavery, black people "would still be in Africa with a bone in their nose fighting lions." (more…)

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9 Things You Should Know About Black Hebrew Israelites, the Group Behind Kendrick Lamar’s Religious References on ‘DAMN’

Because of his talent and spiritual lyrics, rapper Kendrick Lamar has become a favorite hip-hop artist among Christian music fans. Lamar’s 2012 album, “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,” has been called “deeply theological” (Women in Theology) and a “work of theological genius” that is “nothing short of a contemporary [Augustine’s] Confessions.”

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Betsy DeVos’ Commencement Speech at HBCU Draws Protests

Fifty thousand signatures on protest petitions. Calls on the president of the university to resign. People on Twitter saying they're mailing back their degrees. (more…)

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California High School Students Suspended for Liking Racist Instagram Posts

A California school district suspended a high school student after racist images that included nooses drawn around the necks of a black student and coach appeared on his social media site. (more…)

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Some Believe ESPN’s Laudatory Coverage of Homosexual Football Player Michael Sam, Its Honoring of Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner, and More of Its Liberal Politics Have Caused the Giant Sports Network to Collapse

The sports network is hemorrhaging viewers and some critics say its liberal politics are to blame. (more…)

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Black Dallas Teen Boy Fatally Shot by Police Officer While Leaving House Party

A suburban Dallas police chief acknowledged Monday that an officer who fatally shot a black 15-year-old in a moving vehicle fired as the car was driving away -- not as it reversed toward officers, as the department had previously asserted. (more…)

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