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August 7, 2017

LISTEN: So You Want to Be Rich and Famous? (Gospel Light Minute X #283 with Daniel Whyte III) The latest album from Christian rock band NEEDTOBREATHE contains an important message in the song “Money & Fame.” Lead singer Bear Rinehart explores the life of a man who lived as he pleased for years, seeking wealth and recognition,... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: Nigeria Church Shooting Kills 11, Wounds 18; Britain Extradites Kenyan ‘Pastor’ Who Claimed to Create Miracle Pregnancies (BCNN1, 8/7/2017)

This is the Black Christian News Network Podcast for Monday, August 7, 2017. 1. According to the Associated Press, authorities in Nigeria say at least 11 people are dead and others were critically wounded when gunmen attacked a church in... Continue Reading →

Amazon Planning Lucille Ball Biopic

Amazon has scooped up the rights to the Lucille Ball biopic that has a script by Aaron Sorkin. Cate Blanchett is in talks to star. The film will center on the life of the iconic actress, who starred on TV... Continue Reading →

US Considering Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines

The Pentagon is considering a plan that allows the U.S. military to conduct airstrikes on ISIS in the Philippines, two defense officials told NBC News. The authority to strike ISIS targets as part of collective self-defense could be granted as... Continue Reading →

For Millennials, There’s No Place Like Home When it’s Time to Save for One

The road to Meagan Walsh's dream house wound through the room she grew up in. Like many Millennials, Walsh graduated from college without a job and burdened by student debt. But the 25-year-old's fortunes took a positive turn when she moved... Continue Reading →

Huckleberry Finn Movie to Use N-Word

At one time “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” was considered a classic of American literature, one of the most well-known stories written by Mark Twain. The book was regularly taught in American public schools. However, in recent decades, the story... Continue Reading →

Tragic! Little Girls Model Lingerie in ‘Victoria’s Secret’-style Show in China

Fashion shows are constantly being criticized for their use of either underweight or overweight models, or models who in some way don’t represent the general population. Now new photos have emerged of a show that many feel has just totally... Continue Reading →

U.S. Army Refuses to Remove Names of Confederate Generals Off Brooklyn Streets

The U.S. Army has refused to change the names of Brooklyn streets bearing the names of Confederate generals, despite requests from New York's representatives in Congress. Local officials believe the existence of General Lee Avenue and Stonewall Jackson Drive enforces notions... Continue Reading →

‘Dateline’ Rerun Tops ‘Megyn Kelly’ in Sunday Night Ratings

NBC, which had an all-repeat lineup, aired a Dateline rerun at 7 PM, which drew 4 million viewers and a 0.6 in 18-49, outperforming last week’s season finale of Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly in the time slot (3.5 million, 0.5). CBS won the... Continue Reading →

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