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January 30, 2017

LISTEN: Vice President Pence Fires Up Anti-Abortion Activists In Washington March; White Woman Who Caused Emmett Till’s Brutal Murder Admits That She Lied (BCNN1, 1/27/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Friday, January 27, 2017. 1. According to FOX News, Vice President Mike Pence fired up the crowd at Friday's March for Life in Washington, telling the pro-life throng their movement is... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Georgia Police Chief Publicly Apologizes for Department’s Role In 1940 Lynching of Black Man; No Charges for 2 LAPD Officers In Killing of Black Man (BCNN1, 1/26/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Thursday, January 26, 2017. 1. According to Reuters, the police chief of a small Georgia city will publicly apologize on Thursday for the lynching of a young black man almost 77... Continue Reading →

Here We Go: The Boy Scouts of America Will Now Accept Transgender Youth

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that, effective immediately, it will accept and register transgender youth into its organization. The move marks a reversal of a policy in place for a century and is effective for the Boy Scouts... Continue Reading →

Google Employees Around the World Stage Massive Walkout Over Trump’s Immigration Ban

Chanting Google employees launched into a round of "Sergey! Sergey!" Monday afternoon as hundreds of Googlers walked out of their offices at the company's Mountain View, Calif. headquarters to rally in protest of President Trump's executive order banning immigration from... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Tallahassee Pastor, O. Jermaine Simmons, Who Was Caught Committing Adultery with Church Member’s Wife Apologizes to Congregation

A well-known Tallahassee pastor was forced to flee naked after a husband came home early and found him having sex with the man's wife. The details of the Jan.17 episode outlined in a police report, combined with Pastor O. Jermaine... Continue Reading →

NAACP President Cornell Williams Brooks and 10 Other Activists Arrested Again After Staging Sit-In Outside Rep. Jeff Sessions Office

NAACP president and CEO Cornell Williams Brooks and 10 other activists spent about three hours in jail Monday after staging a repeat sit-in outside of the Mobile, Ala., office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, the Republican who is President Trump's... Continue Reading →

President Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates for Opposing Immigration Order; Appoints Dana Boente

President Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night after the Obama holdover refused to defend his controversial refugee ban in court. The ouster came just hours after Yates said she would not defend in court the president’s executive... Continue Reading →

Chicago Police Suicides Rise In High-Stress Job

Buried among the facts and figures in the Justice Department’s recent book-length report on the failings of the Chicago Police Department was a telling statistic: The rate of suicide among CPD officers is 60 percent higher than other departments across... Continue Reading →

300 Shootings in Chicago Already This Year

Three men were killed and at least 24 other people, including an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s court deputy, were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning. The latest fatal shooting happened about 11 p.m. Sunday... Continue Reading →

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