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Trump Administration Guts Obama-Era Payday Loan Protections

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About 12 million Americans take out payday loans every year, mostly to cover necessities like rent or utilities.  People of color, single parents, and low-income people are most likely to rely on these kinds of loans, which can...

Why Black Christians are waiting for a “whitelash”

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Even though Black Christians appreciate the scales falling from some White Christians' eyes, many remain wary and are bracing for a "whitelash" -- the moment White Christians tire of talking about race and bristle when Black pastors...

Mother-daughter duo graduates medical school at same time

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Dr. Cynthia Kudji and her daughter, Dr. Jasmine Kudji, recently shared a very special moment when they became the first mother-daughter duo ever to graduate from medical school at the same time. Not only that, they have...

Woodrow Wilson’s Name Removed from Princeton University building because of his racist views

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Racist thinking and policies of the former president make him an inappropriate namesake Princeton University will remove Woodrow Wilson's name from its public policy school over "racist thinking and policies" the former president...

Christian Times Must Watch Video of the Week

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Having the Guts to Fail and the Power of Faith – Denzel Washington

Activist Wants Statues of White Jesus Torn Down

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Calls them a gross form of White supremacy Activist Shaun King called "Christian whiteness" violent in response to death threats he said he received after calling for the removal of light-skinned Jesus statues.

Grand Jury Indicts 3 White Men in Murder of Black Jogger

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A Georgia grand jury indicted the three men arrested and charged in connection with the alleged murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Cobb District Attorney Joyette M. Holmes announced on Wednesday that a grand jury voted...

WATCH THIS VIDEO: Restaurant denies service to a Black boy; White boy allowed

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Black child denied entry to Atlas Restaurant in Baltimore, Ouzo Bay location. Child was denied entry for “dress code” while mother points out other child with same attire on.. .... CLICK ON HEADLINE TO SEE VIDEO

The Murder of Fred Hampton still has much to teach, Watch it here

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Fred Hampton was only 21 when he was shot and killed by Chicago police in 1969 while asleep in his bed next to his wife, who was nine months pregnant at the time.  Although only 21,...

Police who murdered Breonna Taylor fired

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 The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, more than three months after the 26-year-old Black woman was killed in her home. A termination...

Archbishop of Canterbury says portrayal of Jesus as White should be reconsidered

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Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, has said the church should reconsider its portrayal of Jesus as a White man.Speaking to the BBC Today Programme, Welbywas asked whether the way the...
Ashanti Palmer’s valedictorian speech

Valedictorian Hasn’t Missed a Day from Pre-K thru High School

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This high school senior has raked in almost a half of a million dollars in scholarships as she gears up to start college this fall – and Ashanti Palmer is no ordinary schooler.  She is solidly committed,...
I Matter Poetry Contest

Black Lives Matter Poetry Contest

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I Matter! Youth Poetry Competition Reflects on the Racial Injustice in America Nonprofit organization National Youth Foundation (NYF) has announced an "I Matter" national poetry competition for students K-12.  NYF is inviting original submissions from students nationwide on...
Pastor Dwight McKissic

Black Southern Baptists urge removal of names of slaveholders from seminary

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The College, library and some of the “Halls” at the seminary are named after some of the most racist segregationists in the history of the SBC Prominent Black Southern Baptist pastor Dwight McKissic and...
Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington Describes His Encounter with the Holy Spirit

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Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington may be best known for his roles on the big screen, but none of those roles can outshine his love for Jesus Christ.  Washington opened up about his Christian values and described...

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I write this letter to Louie Giglio, Rick Warren, Charles Stanley, James Dobson, Paula White, Tony Perkins,...
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An American President & His Pulpit of Hypocrites

There is a man in Washington who behaves just like a troubled kid with a mild mental disability –  a brash, bombastic...

Racism Is Not Getting Worse, It’s Getting Filmed!

On what was probably one of New York’s quietest Memorial Days, a soft spoken birdwatcher sat in the calmness of The Ramble...

UNDER-COUNTED and on the FRONTLINE: BLACKS IN AMERICA

Undercounted and On the Frontline I may be stuck out here in a world all by myself, but I...

A Message of Hope

In this new world of coronavirus, our lives are turned upside down, but us humans possess such great powers that we have...

I SEE DEAD BODIES ALL OVER AFRICA: Did She Say That?

Pepped by his desire to regain his sight, a blind man went to Jesus and asked for His help.  The healing...

Seeing The Good Thru All Of This

I cling tightly to my two cell phones, apprehensively jumping at every ring, uncertain as to whether it will bring me good...
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5 Unbiblical Lies That Advance Systemic Racism

Throughout the years, Christians have unfortunately used the Bible to justify racist practices and attitudes. However, any person who understands the biblical...
David Saunders-Scott

Black Lives Matter: It does not go without saying

June 19th (Juneteenth) 1865 marks the day enslaved Black people were finally free in America. Some White Americans say,...

Let Your Voice Be Heard … There is no place for an apathetic response

The Bible unequivocally condemns racism in every form. Racial prejudice is a sin resulting from the Fall.  Christ died to redeem...
Earl Graves Jr

I Am Tired … the Pandemic of Racism Must End

Earl "Butch" Graves, Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake...

Marcus, Martin, and Minneapolis – by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

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Martin Luther King Jr., when he felt he could not breathe, came to Jamaica. When the threats to his life were constant...
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Archbishop of Canterbury says portrayal of Jesus as White should be reconsidered

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Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, has said the church should reconsider its portrayal of...

Marcus, Martin, and Minneapolis – by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

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Martin Luther King Jr., when he felt he could not breathe, came to Jamaica. When the threats to his life were constant...

Bishop Jakes: Church Leaders Must Drive National Conversation, Action Plan

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In the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, Bishop T. D. Jakes is calling for a national conversation on policing...

Notable Women In Faith: Past & Present

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Notable Women In Faith: Past FRANCES JANE CROSBY “Pass Me Not”, “Blessed Assurance”,...

Top 50 New York Influencers

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Imagine New York in 1920 … … the birthing of the Harlem Renaissance and a mass migration of African...
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THOSE WE’VE LOST – National Notables

The Men and women we've lost during this COVID-19 season. Jonathan Adewumi This...
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THOSE WE’VE LOST – International Notables

The Men and women we've lost during this COVID-19 season. Rose Marie Compaoré
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Eritrea claims 100% recovery – coronavirus free

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All 39 patients successfully recovered with no deaths. Click here to read the full article. https://www.africanews.com/2020/05/15/eritrea-s-coronavirus-rules-chinese-italians-iranians-to-be-quarantined/
Breonna Taylor

US Justice Department sought in Louisville police shooting of Black woman

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Breonna Taylor killed after being shot 8 times in her home 2 months ago. Click here to read the...
Onesimus Small Pox Vaccine

How an African slave saved thousands with first American vaccine!

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It was Onesimus, an African slave in Boston, who helped save generations from smallpox. Click here to read the...

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