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May 3, 2017

LISTEN: Heritage Foundation Fires Jim DeMint (UCNN 05/03/17) 1. Reuters - The Heritage Foundation, a leading conservative think tank that has gained influence in Republican-controlled Washington, fired its leader Jim DeMint on Tuesday, and sources close to the situation said the organization’s leadership determined he had veered... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Michael Slager Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation (UCNN 05/02/17) 1. AP - A former South Carolina police officer is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed as the man ran from a 2015 traffic stop, according to a copy... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: 1 Dead in University of Texas Stabbing Attack (UCNN 05/01/17) 1. USA Today - One person is dead and multiple people have been stabbed after an incident Monday at the University of Texas campus in Austin, according to campus police and Austin authorities. A suspect is in custody, the... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: ‘Wordless Truths,’ ‘Crosses We Build and Bear,’ and ‘Pastor Has a Serious Gambling Problem’ (BCNN1’s The Gospel According to Greenleaf Episode #18) Welcome to BCNN1's The Gospel According to Greenleaf Episode #18. The title for today's episode: ‘Wordless Truths,’ ‘Crosses We Build and Bear,’ and ‘Pastor Has a Serious Gambling Problem.’ Over the past two episodes of Greenleaf, Jacob began wondering... Continue Reading →

American University Hit with Bananas Hanging From Black Nooses

Monday was set to be a significant day for American University. For the first time in the institution’s history, a black woman was taking office as the student government president. Taylor Dumpson woke up ready to begin her new term,... Continue Reading →

Here’s the Design of the Obama Foundation’s Future Presidential Library

Former president Barack Obama's foundation on Wednesday unveiled the conceptual design of his future presidential library and museum, a sprawling campus in the city's historic Jackson Park.  The design envisions three buildings — a museum, forum and library — surrounded by a public... Continue Reading →

Chris Rock Talks About his Infidelity and Divorce

Chris Rock gave a very revealing interview to Rolling Stone this month in which he admits to infidelity on multiple occasions during the course of his 19-year marriage. The comedian and Malaak Compton-Rock separated in 2014 and divorced in 2016.... Continue Reading →

Family of Teen Killed by Texas Police Asks for Calm

The family of a teenager fatally shot in this Dallas suburb by a now-dismissed police officer has called on supporters to postpone any protests or marches until after his funeral and to refrain from violence against police. Local police have turned over the investigation into the highly charged... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Prayer and Sex, Part 3 (Praying Through the Bible #243 with Daniel Whyte III)

Part 1 Part 2 TEXT: 1 Corinthians 7:1-6: 1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have... Continue Reading →

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