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Examples of reconciliation in Kenya

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Strenuous racial tensions in the United States between blacks and whites demonstrate that this country needs the gospel to achieve racial reconciliation. But…

Baltimore official: The curfew worked, the city is stable

By Leigh Jones
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Police | UPDATE: Baltimore police made only 10 arrests last night as a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew kept most people off the streets. A few protestors gathered at the site…

There’s hope for Freddie Gray’s family and Baltimore

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | The death of Freddie Gray, a black man, at the hands of Baltimore policemen is America’s latest episode in the narrative of white cops versus black men. We…

State of emergency in Baltimore

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | UPDATE: Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze that engulfed the construction site for a new community center in east Baltimore. Though the fire…

Midday Roundup: Baltimore seethes as Freddie Gray is laid to rest

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Laid to (un)rest. Representatives from the White House and families of police brutality victims joined mourners today at the Baltimore funeral for Freddie…

Is Eric Harris’ shooting death about race or incompetence?

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Last Tuesday, Robert Bates, a 73-year-old white man who is a reserve deputy sheriff, turned himself in to law enforcement authorities in Tulsa, Okla. He is…

A beautiful example of racial reconciliation

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Millions of people have seen the video of white North Charleston, S.C., police officer Michael Slager shooting unarmed black man Walter Scott multiple times…

Investigators: S.C. police shooting was suspicious before video emerged

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | State investigators in South Carolina suspected foul play in the police shooting of Walter Scott even before they obtained a cellphone video of the…

Racism and redemption on university campuses

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | On Friday night University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides suspended a student for writing a racist slur on a campus whiteboard. The student had…

OU fraternity member seeks forgiveness for racist chant

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Race Issues | The former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on film leading a racist chant apologized publicly on Wednesday, saying he is deeply sorry for his…

Midday Roundup: ISIS claims responsibility for Tunisia museum attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No mercy. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on a Tunisian museum Wednesday. The death toll has risen to 23, and the…

The ‘white privilege’ burden

The ‘white privilege’ burden

By La Shawn Barber
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Race Issues | If I hear or read about one more white person lamenting “white privilege,” especially a Christian, I might drive to a remote location, step out of the…

 
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