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May 2, 2017

Balch Springs Police Fire Officer Roy Oliver, who Fatally Shot Unarmed Black 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards with Rifle

Three days after he killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy, a Balch Springs police officer was fired. "From our policies, which I went by, there were violations. I acted on them," Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said Tuesday evening. Officer Roy Oliver shot... Continue Reading →

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Pastor Joel Osteen Announced As First Keynote Speaker For COGIC’s 110th Holy Convocation

It is never to early to register for the Church of God in Christ 110th Holy Convocation in St. Louis, Missouri The Worship Experience of a Lifetime! You don’t want to miss our Special Guest Speaker on Wednesday, November 8,... Continue Reading →

Pastor Tony Evans To Headline Pastor Appreciation Lunch and The Gathering DC Prayer Event May 3rd

The Gathering DC will be live streamed in partnership with Salem Radio’s WAVA 980 and 105.1 on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time from Kettering Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, MD. The focus of The Gathering DC is... Continue Reading →

Orioles Outfielder Adam Jones Says Racial Taunts Hurled At him by Red Sox Fans Speak To Wider Racial Issues In U.S.

Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said Tuesday that racial taunts that prompted immediate condemnation around baseball and Boston have no place in today's game but speak to larger racial issues in the United States. "I thought we'd moved past this a... Continue Reading →

Tom Brady Finally Talks About Why he Skipped Team’s White House Visit

When the New England Patriots visited the White House the other week as part of their Super Bowl LI victory celebration, one person who was noticeably absent was quarterback Tom Brady. Brady, the hero and MVP of Super Bowl LI,... Continue Reading →

Bernard J. Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente and COGIC Member, Selected As One of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

Bernard J. Tyson By John Lewis Bernard J. Tyson is one of the leading authorities on public health in America. He is smart, gifted, thoughtful and a highly respected voice in the struggle to make high-quality health care affordable for... Continue Reading →

Kendrick Lamar Articulates What’s Missing from Preaching in the Black Church: Says Pastors Focus On ‘Someone’s Season Approaching,’ but Don’t Teach that God Demands ‘Obedience’ and Will ‘Discipline Us for Every Conscious Choice of Sin’

Last week, hip-hop review site DJBooth posted an analysis of Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar’s respective perspectives on God. The article (which you should read in full) handled the dichotomy skillfully. So skillfully, in fact, that Kendrick emailed the website congratulating... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Mary J. Blige Ends New CD with a Song to God, “Hello Father”

Mary J. Blige released her new CD “Strength of a Woman” on Friday, and while everyone is talking about all the songs related to her broken marriage, there is one song “Hello Father” where she sings to God,” Hello Father, I... Continue Reading →

Jennifer Hudson Says Whitney Houston Influenced her Performance In New Netlfix Movie, “Sandy Wexler”

Jennifer Hudson, who is starring in the Netflix movie, “Sandy Wexler,” says the late Whitney Houston influenced her performance in the movie. In the film, Hudson plays an aspiring singer named Courtney Clarke opposite Adam Sandler, who plays talent agent... Continue Reading →

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