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Southern Baptist Leaders Respond to Black Minister Lawrence Ware’s Op-ed In ‘The New York Times’ Detailing his Decision To Leave the Denomination Over ‘Alt-Right’ Denouncement Controversy

A black academic from Oklahoma is renouncing his Southern Baptist ordination because of the massive support for Donald Trump within the denomination, and alleges the SBC is "complicit" in the rise of the alt-right. Yet noted SBC leaders believe he is furthering a misleading narrative that does not reflect the

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“When he gets older, he’ll probably look back and say, ‘You know, I shouldn’t have said that,'” Floyd Mayweather (in striped shirt) said of Conor McGregor (foreground). (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Weird: Conor McGregor Defends Himself Against Accusations of Racism: ‘I’m Half-black From the Bellybutton Down’

Facing a backlash over comments made during his multicity media tour this week with Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor called any suggestions that he’s racist “stupid” and “ridiculous.” However, the way the UFC superstar chose to defend himself Thursday, in a crude manner on stage at the Barclays Center, may well bring him 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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Council of Bishops of the AME Church Calls for NAACP to Restructure and Define Its Vision

The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is calling for the nation’s oldest civil rights organization to restructure and define its vision. (more…)

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WATCH: ‘This Isn’t Africa’: Airbnb Landlord Pushes South African Filmmaker Down the Stairs After Late Checkout Dispute

A South African filmmaker who was seen in shocking video being pushed down the stairs by an enraged Airbnb landlord in Amsterdam on Sunday broke her silence, suggesting that the attack was unjustified and racially motivated. (more…)

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Alaska to Honor Segregated Black Soldiers Who Helped Build Famed World War II Highway

Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches. (more…)

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Garfield High School Student Discusses Winning Black Education Matters Activist Award

A few questions with Jelani Howard, who led the Garfield football team when it decided to kneel during the national anthem last fall. Howard was one of four Seattle high school students who won the Black Education Matters Activist Award. (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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WATCH: First Trailer Released For “Marshall”; Chadwick Boseman Depicts First African-American Supreme Court Justice In Biopic

Many of us are looking forward to seeing Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther, but before that happens, he's playing a real-life superhero. Marshall tells a story about the early career of Thurgood Marshall, the man who would become the first African-American Justice of the Supreme Court and the man who

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Evangelical Pastor Suggests SBC Was ‘Played’ Into Condemning Alt-Right White Supremacy

Doug Wilson, pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho, suggested Monday that the Southern Baptist Convention was "played" into condemning the alt-right white supremacy movement at their recently concluded annual meeting, arguing that the politically correct decision will only serve as more fuel for the extremist group. (more…)

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What Is the ‘Alt-Right’ Movement Condemned By the SBC? Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Leaders Provide Answers

The alt-right social and political movement is in the spotlight after the Southern Baptist Convention condemned alternative-right white supremacy at its 2017 annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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LISTEN – Big Tent Revival: Russell Moore, Pastor Dwight McKissic, and Christena Cleveland Discuss Southern Baptists’ Challenging Their Racist History on NPR

This year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention got heated over a resolution that demanded the official denouncement of white nationalism and the alt-right. The resolution was put forward but not actively considered until outcry picked up, and a revised resolution was ultimately accepted. (more…)

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Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?

How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy. (more…)

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Jay Z Helped Bail Out Incarcerated Dads For Father’s Day

Jay Z isn’t the only one having a very special Father’s Day this year. Thanks to the rapper, many fathers who are currently behind bars awaiting bail will now be going home. (more…)

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After Resolution Denouncing “Alt-Right White Supremacy” Passes, National African American Fellowship Extends Help to SBC Churches and Entities to Overcome Racism

Calling the resolution denouncing "alt-right white supremacy" the Southern Baptist Convention's "strongest statement to date" condemning racism, the president of the SBC's fellowship of African American pastors offered to help churches and entities overcome the evil. (more…)

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WATCH: Pastor Dwight McKissic Discusses Drama Over Resolution Condemning White Supremacy, Alt-Right Movement at the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AinnmdWcRM&feature=youtu.be The Southern Baptist Convention finally hears and passes a resolution condemning white supremacy and the Alt-Right movement. _ Want more Roland Martin? Watch NewsOne Now every weekday morning starting at 7AM ET on TV One. I'll be on @tvonetv at 7:50am with @rolandsmartin discussing the #SBC Alt-right resolution. #newsonenow #TuneIn #whitesupremacy #ABFF2017— Dwight

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