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March 20, 2017

Decomposing Body Found During Church Gathering in Mississippi

Investigators are trying to identify a decomposing body discovered during a church gathering in Jackson County. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says that parishioners of Pine Grove Methodist Church were having a function Saturday afternoon when the body was found... Continue Reading →

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Despite Opposition from Black Churches, Florida Prosecutors Say State Will Continue Seeking Death Penalties

A day after a newly elected prosecutor said she would not seek the death penalty in capital cases, the remainder of Florida’s 20 state attorneys affirmed Friday they intend to pursue death sentences when appropriate. The statement by the Florida Prosecuting... Continue Reading →

North American Mission Board is Seeking 10,000 Churches to Pray for Church Plants in America

Eight months ago, New Orleans church planting missionary Justin Haynes had no idea what Feb. 12-18, 2017, would have in store for him and his family. As far as he knew, the week he would be featured on the North... Continue Reading →

Alabama Senate to Vote On Allowing Megachurch to Form its Own Police Force and Providing Legal Protections for Other Churches Who Use Gun-Carrying Members as Security Guards

You can call it a God Squad. An Alabama megachurch is seeking to establish its own police department — and a bill that would green light the force is already moving through the state senate. The 4,100-member strong Briarwood Presbyterian... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks to Val Demings on Why the Republicans Are Losing Their Minds

Roland Martin talks to Florida Congressman Val Demings about just how much the Republicans are losing it over Donald Trump’s new healthcare plan. “The Republicans now put forth a plan, if it had been a good thing it would’ve been... Continue Reading →

Shaun King on Why Good Black Students Are Being Targeted Because of Their Hair

Jaylon Sewell is a good kid. Just 16 years old, he’s an active leader in his local church, a good student, and manager for the football team at Neville High School in Monroe, Louisiana. Suddenly, he’s found himself in a... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on U.S.; British troops begin deployment to Russian border (Second Coming Watch Update #857 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/n-korea-threatens-nuclear-strike-on-us-second-coming-watch-update-857 1. North Korea has said it would launch a nuclear strike on the U.S. if a “single bullet is fired” as U.S. forces flood the Korean Peninsula. 2. British troops began a long-term deployment to Estonia on Saturday as... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Aisha Hinds Talks to Jacque Reid About ‘Underground’ and Why We Must Support Projects About Slavery

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with the newest star of WGN America’s Underground, Aisha Hinds, to talk about her role as Harriet Tubman and how important a slave narrative will always be to African-Americans. What do you say to... Continue Reading →

Apparent Murder-Suicide in St. Louis Leaves Seven Children Orphaned

A fast-acting paramedic dove into the frigid water of an Illinois lake where a SUV was submerged on Thursday and found an infant floating inside, then administered CPR on the hood and swam the child to shore, authorities said. The... Continue Reading →

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