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Pastor Dwight McKissic Issues An Invitation to Hear Dr. H.B. Charles Jr. and Dr. Jerry Young Speak On Crossing Cultural Chasms This Week at Cornerstone Baptist Church In Arlington, TX

By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. In Romans 16:13, Paul said to the saints at Rome, “Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; also his mother, who has been mother to me as well.” Many scholars believe that Rufus was the son of Simon of Cyrene (Mark 15:21). Cyrene was a North African

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In Push To Diversify, Movie Academy Invites Its Largest Class Ever with 774 New Members

Hollywood’s most exclusive club is rolling out the red carpet to 774 industry professionals – including such boldfaced names as Kristen Stewart, Gal Gadot, John Cho, Chris Pratt, Elle Fanning and Jordan Peele – in its latest and most dramatic step to diversify its overwhelmingly white and male membership. (more…)

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Why Sheryl Sandberg Becoming CEO of Uber Would Be the Worst Form of Leaning In

If anyone in this world deserves to be a CEO somewhere, it’s Facebook chief operating officer and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg. (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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Southern Baptist Evangelists Aim for Greater International Reach

Increasing international evangelism and diversity were the focus of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists when it gathered in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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WATCH: SBC 2017 Highlights Prayer, Evangelism

Prayer and soul-winning evangelism are highlighted in a brief video recapping the spiritual emphases of the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Star Breaks Silence on Criticism of Show’s Diverse Cast

There’s been a rather ugly strain of criticism of Star Trek: Discovery online and it goes like this: The upcoming CBS All Access show’s cast is too diverse for some of the franchise’s longtime fans. The term “white genocide” has been bandied about. Original series star George Takei has even

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Charlottesville On Edge Again as KKK Wants To Rally In Town

When torch-wielding white nationalists gathered in front of a Confederate statue in downtown Charlottesville, Va., last month, Mayor Michael Signer worried that the event harkened back to “the days of the KKK.” (more…)

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Why White-Centered Women’s Discipleship Hurts Us All and How It Can Be Transformed

A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women. (more…)

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“Love & Basketball”, “Secret Life of Bees” Director Gina Prince-Bythewood Makes History By Being Selected As the First Black Woman To Direct a Superhero Film – A Spider-Man Spin-off

After decades of marginalizing people of color, the superhero universe is finally starting to see some diversity. From Black Panther to Spider-Man: Homecoming, we're thrilled to see more stars that look like us as part of these blockbuster films. (more…)

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Barron Trump to Start Attending St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland in the Fall

Barron Trump will be attending a private Episcopal school in Maryland — praised for its "diversity" — starting in the fall, first lady Melania Trump announced Monday. (more…)

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