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February 1, 2012

Darrell Issa Threatens Eric Holder with Contempt Over Gun-Walking Scandal

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) threatened Tuesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress if the Justice Department did not provide certain documents in response to the committee's subpoena. In a letter to Holder, Issa... Continue Reading →


BCNN1/BCBC National Bestsellers List – February 2012

Bestselling authors, Valorie Burton (Successful Women Think Differently -- Nonfiction) and Vanessa Davis Griggs (Forever Soul Ties -- Fiction) lead the bestsellers list of Black Christian authors on the February 2012 edition of the Black Christian News/Black Christian Book Company... Continue Reading →

Obama To Allow Homeowners To Refinance Mortgages

The Obama administration is trying to fix a stubborn drag on the economy by allowing all homeowners to refinance their mortgages at lower interest rates even if they owe more than their homes are worth, tackling a difficult issue of... Continue Reading →

Denzel Washington to Play Drug-Addicted Pilot

Denzel Washington is set to challenge his good guy image again by playing a drug-addled pilot in a new drama. The movie star has signed on to lead the cast of Flight and he admits he can't wait to play... Continue Reading →

Peyton Manning Casts Large Shadow Over Super Bowl

For a Manning who isn't in the Super Bowl, this one sure is making headlines. It happened again Tuesday, when Colts quarterback Peyton Manning denied whispers that he was pondering retirement."I have no plans on doing that," he said.It's the... Continue Reading →

4 UK Men Admit London Stock Exchange Bomb Plot

Four British men fueled by the words of a U.S.-born Muslim cleric pleaded guilty on Wednesday to involvement in an al-Qaida inspired plot to spread terror and cause economic damage by bombing the London Stock Exchange at Christmastime. The men... Continue Reading →

Are Black Churches Making Black Communities Better?

Church used to be the cornstone of all activity, what is it now? In the past decade the black church's image has been one of mega churches with its Bentley driving pastors. In addition to saving the souls of thousands,... Continue Reading →

Nearly 1 Million Black Americans Identified As Something Else On the 2010 U.S. Census

When the 2010 census asked people to classify themselves by race, more than 21.7 million - at least 1 in 14 - went beyond the standard labels and wrote in such terms as "Arab," "Haitian," "Mexican" and "multiracial." The unpublished... Continue Reading →

Evangelist Voddie Baucham, Who Declined Invite to Elephant Room 2, says that T.D. Jakes Is ‘An Example of the Worst the Black Church Has to Offer’

Voddie Baucham, Pastor of Preaching at Grace Family Baptist Church in Spring, Texas, has released a blog post in which he explains why he turned down an invitation to participate in the second round of The Elephant Room, held Jan.... Continue Reading →

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