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The real racism exposed by Hurricane Katrina

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Ten years ago today, the presidency of George W. Bush took a fatal hit. Yes, the bog-down in Iraq hurt, but the most devastating single photo of his…

Passengers kicked off train: Racial or rowdy?

By La Shawn Barber
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Race Issues | A group of black women were kicked off a winery tour train after they’d been warned three times (according to the tour operator) about laughing too loudly?

The rap on Straight Outta Compton: Compelling film misconstrues redemption

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Straight Outta Compton , although one-sided and vainglorious, is a finely crafted, vigorously musical docudrama that exposes the vices plaguing the hearts of…

Midday Roundup: ISIS bombs Baghdad market on busy day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Urban warfare. Islamic State (ISIS) militants bombed a crowded Baghdad market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood this morning, killing at least 67 people.

Midday Roundup: Russian missile pieces found at jetliner crash site

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Smoking gun? A team investigating the July 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine has identified parts from a Russian missile system in the…

Midday Roundup: One man injured after gunfire erupts in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Disturbing the peace. A gun battle between police and a young man marred an otherwise peaceful weekend of protests marking the one-year anniversary of the…

Midday Roundup: Boeing 777 wing fragment found on remote island

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Mystery solved? A beach-cleaning crew on a remote island in the Indian Ocean found part of an aircraft wing that experts say could belong to the missing…

Moral Mondays blend civil-rights activism with immoral causes

By Jae Wasson
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Activism | A protest movement to promote civil rights in North Carolina has gained momentum and recognition from the high-profile arrests of its members in the past few…

The Legacy Movement and gospel racial reconciliation

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Major media outlets often report many of America’s inner cities have economic disparities, high crime rates, drug problems, and broken families. These…

Black abortionist: ‘I love black women and black babies’

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | Willie Parker, the Christ-professing abortionist, is back in the news. As you read this quote from a recent interview with In These Times , imagine that Parker…

Virginia man lobbies to rename Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway

Virginia man lobbies to rename Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway

By Katlyn Babyak
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Race Issues | The recent battle over symbols of the Confederacy has hit the road. A two-month old Change.org petition to rename Virginia sections of the Jefferson Davis…

How faith brought down the flag

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | On Friday, South Carolina made history when state officials lowered the Confederate flag that flew on the grounds of the state Capitol for years. This flag…

 
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