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Ken Blackwell Says Greatest Threat to American Democracy is Not the Russians

Despite the massive media attention given to the claim that Russia attempted to influence last year's election, the greatest threat to American democracy is vote fraud at home. (more…)

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Pastor and Author Efrem Smith: “We Cannot Surrender the Outposts of God’s Kingdom To the Ways of Our Nation. Christians Are Here To Transform.”

Over the past several years, cultural divisions of race, class, politics and faith have become starker than any time in recent memory. While it would be easy to only think of American politics here, it is a worldwide phenomenon, one that requires a quiet, global response of love and reconciliation

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Adoptees Say Deportation After a Lifetime in the U.S. is Like ‘the Death Sentence’

Phillip Clay was adopted at 8 into an American family in Philadelphia. (more…)

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John F. Kennedy Library Foundation To Award Former President Barack Obama the 2017 Centennial John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that former President Barack H. Obama will receive the 2017 Centennial John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ for his enduring commitment to democratic ideals and elevating the standard of political courage in a new century. The prestigious award will be presented

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PhD to the Beat: Clemson Doctoral Student Creates Rap Album On Blackness For Dissertation

A Clemson University Ph.D. candidate decided to forgo a traditional dissertation for a more creative platform: a 34-track rap album. (more…)

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Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to Curate Festival Celebrating French and American Culture

When James Baldwin arrived in Paris in 1948, at the age of 24, he was a little-known writer with $40 in his pocket. When Ta-Nehisi Coates arrived there last fall, at the age of 40, he was the author of a huge best seller, “Between the World and Me,” which

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President Obama to Reportedly Lay Out 10-Point Immigration Plan Via Executive Action Next Week

President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. (more…)

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Forbes: Number of Americans Renouncing Their Citizenship is Up by 221%

America is a great land and lures immigrants worldwide, yet record numbers of U.S. citizens and permanent residents are giving up their citizenship or residency. For all the immigrant arrivals the trickle the other direction is increasing. The number is still small, with the “published” expatriates for the quarter was

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