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January 21, 2017

LISTEN: Donald Trump Inaugurated as 45th President of the United States; Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Calls on Christians to Pray for Trump (BCNN1, 1/20/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Friday, January 20, 2017. 1. According to Reuters, Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Mississippi Pastor Joseph Parker ‘Disappointed’ Black Community Isn’t Better Educated About Planned Parenthood; CNN Says Obama Appointee Would Become President If ‘Disaster’ Strikes Trump Inauguration (BCNN1, 1/19/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Thursday, January 19, 2017. 1. According to One News Now, African-American churches showing support for Planned Parenthood are being asked to become better educated on the subject. This past weekend, Metropolitan... Continue Reading →

North Carolina NAACP Leader Rev. William Barber says a ‘Moral Center, Not a Religious Left Will Save America in 2017’

While many Americans partied at their local watering hole or watched Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin clown around at the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, hundreds gathered in Washington, D.C.’s historic Metropolitan AME Church for a Watch Night service... Continue Reading →

On Inauguration Day, Churches Across U.S. Strategize and Serve

As crowds neared the Capitol for the swearing-in of President Donald Trump on Friday (Jan. 20), two churches within miles of the National Mall did more than watch: one strategized, the other served. At Metropolitan African Methodist Church, a dozen... Continue Reading →

Retired Pastor and USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture Senior Fellow, Rev. Cecil Murray, Discusses How the Black Church’s Past Might Inform Its Future in the Era of Trump 

If you met Cecil “Chip” Murray without knowing anything about him, you’d still get immediately that you were in the presence of a real preacher man. The mellifluous cadence with which he speaks, the way he can’t help but gesticulate... Continue Reading →

Daniel Fast: List of Fruits You Can Eat

Here is a list of some common foods you can consume in the Daniel Fast: FRUITS (preferably organic and fresh or frozen): Apples Apricots Avocados Bananas Blackberries Blueberries Cantaloupe Cherries Coconuts Cranberries Dates Figs Grapefruit Grapes Guava Honeydew melons Kiwi Lemons... Continue Reading →

Before He Left Office, Obama Designates Several Civil Rights Sites and Churches as the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument

In one of his last official acts, President Obama has designated Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and other civil rights landmarks in Birmingham, Ala., as the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument. The designation protects the historic A.G. Gaston Motel in that... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Senator Cory Booker says ‘I Am Not Open to Being President’

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Saturday he doesn't "care about 2020," brushing off questions about running for president. "Too many things can happen that can hurt people in our nation and around the globe if this President isn't checked," Booker... Continue Reading →

Flu Activity Continues to Rise Across U.S.

Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country Flu activity continues to rise across the United States and there's been a slight uptick in the number of deaths in the last week, federal health officials reported Friday. The... Continue Reading →

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