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Commentary

SUNrise: cj speaks… Taking advantage of the opportunities in life

April 29, 2022

As young children, we tend to have a curiosity about people, places, and things that could be harmful to us. We haven’t thought about what direction life will point us in.  We’re just getting up each day, going to school, hanging with friends and trying to meet our parents’ expectations.  And when we sometimes fell…

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A Millennial Voice: Ways to relax after work

April 21, 2022

By Danaé Reid The stressors of life always tend to rear their ugly heads at the worst time. One day, it seems like you are handling everything perfectly, and then everything comes crashing down in the most unlikely way possible. I’ve been in the workforce for a few years now, but I’ve already experienced this…

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SUNrise: cj speaks…  Taking a chance

April 15, 2022

Many times life is filled with ups and downs. Times when we are uncertain and unsure how we may have ended up alone; what tomorrow will bring us that will be prosperous and what we feel is good. As things happen in your life, it will not always be on the upside —  life has…

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In a nation founded on whiteness, how to really discuss it?

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo from Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017, shows Aaliyah Jones, 38, left, Boyd Tinsley of the Dave Matthews Band, center, and Amy Hastings, 29, right, as they embrace each other near the Confederate General Robert E. Lee monument in Emancipation Park, Charlottesville, Va., following a deadly white nationalists rally over the weekend. In…

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The American Innovation and Choice Online Act, and how it affects us

April 8, 2022

By Archbishop Mary Floyd Palmer Matthew 18:20 teaches us, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” And while God is omnipresent, the COVID-19 shutdowns forced churches to find new ways to continue our mission to minister to the communities we serve. Platforms like YouTube…

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EXPLAINER: Why the 14th Amendment has surfaced in midterms

April 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks during a rally, Saturday, March 5, 2022, in Rome, Ga. A group of Georgia voters is challenging Greene’s eligibility to run for reelection, saying she helped facilitate the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. The challenge filed Thursday, March 24, with the Georgia…

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A Millennial Voice:  Will he? He will!

April 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Bradley Cooper, left, and Will Smith, appear in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) By Danaé Reid On March 27, 2022, the internet was broken yet again, this time by a slap — and not Kim Kardashian’s rear end….

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