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September 22, 2017

Desegregation of Little Rock High School Remembered on 60th Anniversary

When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little... Continue Reading →

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The Nine Black Teenagers Who Desegregated Little Rock’s Central High School

The nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock’s Central High School in September 1957 all went on to seek higher education. Eight remain alive. While they’re most known for their collective story, they have their individual achievements as well. Here... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Be Persistent (The Brother’s Keeper #65 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/be-persistent-the-brothers-keeper-65 Even Mo’ Letters to Young Black Men Letter Thirteen: Be Persistent Dear Y.B.M., You might be talented. You might be educated. You might be well-trained. But, all of that means nothing if you aren't persistent. Persistence is what sets... Continue Reading →

UK Think Tank Says ISIS’ Decline is ‘Grossly Overstated’; Britain, U.S. Among Top Consumers of Terrorist Propaganda

The United States and the United Kingdom have both been ranked among the top five countries where Islamic State terror group propaganda material is most widely read online. Policy Exchange, the U.K. think tank that released its "The New Netwar" report on... Continue Reading →

Bill Aimed at Providing Emergency Aid to ISIS’ Christian Victims in Syria and Iraq Advances in U.S. Senate

A bill that would to provide emergency aid for Christians and other victims of genocide in Iraq and Syria was advanced by a Senate committee vote earlier this week, and a  congressman who sponsored the legislation says the lack of... Continue Reading →

11 Members of Mexican Family Killed in Earthquake as Church Collapsed Around Them During Christening Ceremony

A child’s baptism turned into tragedy when the roof of a church collapsed as a powerful earthquake shook central Mexico. Eleven members of a family died, including the 2-month-old girl being christened. The only survivors were the girl’s father, the... Continue Reading →

Christian Mother Dies from Brain Cancer After Giving Birth to Baby; Baby Dies 2 Weeks Later

A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday, her husband said. Nick DeKlyen told The Associated Press that his wife, Carrie DeKlyen, died surrounded by family at... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Threat of Nuclear War; Earthquake in Mexico (Second Coming Watch Update #869 with Daniel Whyte III)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/threat-of-nuclear-war-earthquake-in-mexico-second-coming-watch-update-869 First, under the Sign category of DISTRESS AMONG NATIONS -- According to the Associated Press, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned the world’s leaders that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end... Continue Reading →

Russian Pastor Flees Persecution in Germany, Says he Could be Arrested and Declared a Terrorist if he Returns Home

Religious minorities in Russia often face persecution. A Russian pastor's family had to flee Sochi. Now they hope they can live in Germany. "Why Germany? The Protestant Church here is strong," explains Alexey Kolyasnikov when asked why he applied for political... Continue Reading →

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