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July 2, 2016

3 American College Students Among 28 Dead in Bangladesh Terror Attack

Three American college students were among the 20 hostages slaughtered by ISIS terrorists who raided a Bangladesh café Friday. Tarishi Jain, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of California Berkeley, was killed during the 10-hour standoff at Holey Artisan Bakery,... Continue Reading →


As We Celebrate Independence Day This Year, Alveda King Reminds Christians to Pray

On July 4, 1776, America declared independence from British rule. The extraordinary Declaration of Independence remains the centerpiece of the Fourth of July holiday which is still observed in America today. This year as we celebrate Independence Day in America,... Continue Reading →

FADER Magazine Credits Kirk Franklin With Revolutionizing Gospel Music and Making Hip-Hop a More Spiritual Place

Before I knew anything of hip-hop, I knew the gospel. Growing up in a southern Baptist home can be an insular experience. God and Christianity were a serious affair, and a conservative, largely unquestioned way of life tended to follow.... Continue Reading →

Israel Launches Retaliatory Strikes on Hamas Sites in Gaza

Israel’s military said it hit four Hamas sites in Gaza on Saturday during airstrikes ordered after militants fired into Israel. Although there were no reports of injuries on either side, buildings were damaged in the strikes. Israeli officials said they... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, & Sterling K. Brown Cover Boyz II Men On Set of Thurgood Marshall Biopic

Marshall may be a drama, but that doesn’t mean there can’t be some fun on set. While filming the biopic about the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American justice Thurgood Marshall, actors Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, and Sterling K. Brown got together... Continue Reading →

New Study Finds Antarctica’s Ozone Hole is Starting to Heal

Antarctica's ozone hole finally is starting to heal, a new study finds. In a triumph of international cooperation over a man-made environmental problem, research from the United States and the United Kingdom shows that the September-October ozone hole is getting... Continue Reading →

At 2016 BET Awards, Black Celebrities Warn About 2016 Election

Taraji P. Henson urged viewers at Sunday night’s BET Awards to take the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency seriously. Accepting the award for Best Actress, the Empire star said, “I’m really not political, but it’s serious out here.” She... Continue Reading →

Environmental Scientists Declare ‘Global Climate Emergency’ After Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream Shifts

Environmental scientists have declared a “global climate emergency” after the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream was found to have crossed the equator, bringing “unprecedented” changes to the world’s weather patterns. Robert Scribbler and University of Ottawa researcher Paul Beckwith warned of... Continue Reading →

Study Shows Church Attendance May Lower Suicide Risk In Women

Women who attend religious services at least once a week may have a lower risk of suicide than those who never attend services, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The... Continue Reading →

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