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May 5, 2017

Model Ashley Graham Says her Grandmother was Initially ‘Racist’ Towards her Black Husband

In her new book, A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty and Power Really Look Like, Ashley Graham opens up about her relationship with Justin Ervin. In an excerpt released by Glamour, Graham explains she met Ervin, who is African-American at church. She also reveals... Continue Reading →


Trump’s 2nd Army Secretary Pick Mark Green Withdraws Nomination Following Backlash Over Comments on Homosexuality, Islam, and Other Issues

For the second time in just over three months, President Donald Trump's pick to serve as secretary of the Army has withdrawn from consideration, the White House has confirmed. Mark Green, who was nominated for the senior civilian post within... Continue Reading →

Murder Warrant Issued For Fired Texas Cop who Killed Unarmed Black 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

An arrest warrant for murder has been issued for the former Balch Springs, Texas, police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, ABC News has confirmed. Roy Oliver was fired earlier this week, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber announced... Continue Reading →


First Female White House Chief Usher Fired Due to ‘Issues’ with Staff, Sources Say

Angella Reid, the first female chief usher to work at the White House, is "no longer employed by the White House," an administration official has told ABC News. Reid was fired, according to sources. One administration official, who spoke on... Continue Reading →


Lionsgate UK Acquires ‘Jerusalem’; Will Develop Epic Biography of City From Biblical Times To Beyond As Drama Series

Lionsgate Television UK has acquired rights to 2011 non-fiction bestseller Jerusalem which will be adapted as a drama in what marks the company’s first UK series development. Written by historian and novelist Simon Sebag Montefiore, Jerusalem is an epic biography... Continue Reading →


Chart-Topping Gospel Superstar Donnie McClurkin Releases New Live Video for “I Need You”

Check out the enthralling new video from multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning Gospel superstar Donnie McClurkin, as the celebrated vocalist delivers a captivating worship experience in his live performance of “I Need You”, available on Vevo now. (Watch Donnie... Continue Reading →


Detroit World Outreach Christian Center Claims Late Pastor Did Not Want His Widow to Succeed Him as Leader of Church

The ongoing feud between the board of elders of the Detroit World Outreach Christian Center Church in Redford Charter Township, Michigan, and Charisse Gibert, widow of the megachurch's late Pastor, Benjamin Gibert, over who should take the helm left vacant... Continue Reading →


Jay Z’s Roc Nation Signs Management Deal with Activist and CNN Host Van Jones

Trying to bridge the partisan divide remains Van Jones’ vision even if it was the source of one of his roughest moments on CNN. Jones, host of “The Messy Truth” who announced his affiliation with Jay Z’s Roc Nation management... Continue Reading →


Christianity In Danger of Extinction In Iraq: 1.5 Million Christians Have Fled

The rise of the Islamic State has caused as many as 1.5 million Christians to be displaced from Iraq, which has caused fears that Christianity may be totally wiped out from the region. According to Christian lawyer Josef Sleve, 14... Continue Reading →


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