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January 14, 2017

LISTEN: Sudanese Pastor Awaiting Death Sentence Decision as Global Petition Demands His Release; Washington National Cathedral Events to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy (BCNN1, 1/14/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Saturday, January 14, 2017. 1. According to the Christian Post, a Christian pastor in Sudan is less than two weeks away from a court decision that could end up sentencing him... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: National Black Church Initiative Is Reluctant to Endorse Al Sharpton’s March Against Trump; Barna Research Study Shows How Black and White Christians Differ In Their Approach to Discipleship (BCNN1, 1/13/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Friday, January 13, 2017. 1. According to the National Black Church Initiative, the faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is simply asking a... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Steve Harvey Talks to Reporters After Meeting With Trump; Says President Obama Told him to Reach Out

Steve Harvey and President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters after their meeting in Trump Tower.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Inspiring Nobel Peace Prize Speech

Americans across the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by committing to hours of community service in the name of the civil rights leader. Many are too young to have witnessed King, particularly when he was awarded the... Continue Reading →

‘Hidden Figures’ Rules the Box Office

“Hidden Figures” continued to rule the box office Friday, edging out competition from “La La Land” and “Patriots Day” and supernatural newcomer “The Bye Bye Man.”  The crowd-pleasing drama about female African American mathematicians at NASA grossed $5.5 million Friday.... Continue Reading →

‘New Normal’: Journalists Hosts Panel on How to Cover President Trump

Journalists from The Huffington Post, Slate and Univision will gather days before Donald Trump’s inauguration to publicly discuss “how the news media can and should proceed to cover” the president-elect. Slate will host the event next Wednesday, called “Not the... Continue Reading →

White Woman Raises Over 22,000 for College After Being Cut off By Parents Because She Had a Black Boyfriend

A Tennessee teenager set up a GoFundMe page early this week after her parents’ allegedly stopped supporting her financially because she was with a black student. Allie Dowdle, 18, of Memphis said on the fundraising page that she has been... Continue Reading →

President Obama Holds On to Spotlight During his Last Days in Office

President Obama is not going quietly into his post-presidency. He has said he plans to stay out of the day-to-day political scrum, find some “quiet” and write a book when his second term ends Friday. For the moment, though, he... Continue Reading →

Italian Archbishop says Europe Will Soon be Muslim Because of ‘Stupidity, Weak Christian Faith’

Everyone in Italy and the rest of Europe will “soon be Muslim” because of the country’s “stupidity”, a prominent Italian archbishop has said. Monsignor Carlo Liberati, Archbishop Emeritus of Pompeii, said that Islam will soon become Europe’s main religion thanks... Continue Reading →

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