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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…

Three wise men

Three wise men

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Two books on religion and one on race offer important insights

 
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