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Commentary

Has conservative evangelicalism reached a dangerous moment of its own making?

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Joel Edwards, general director of the British Evangelical Alliance, speaking to the Associated Press in London in this image made March 15, 2007. The alliance, whose members are generally very conservative on moral issues, has taken a group position opposing a new law that guarantees equal treatment for gays and lesbians. But…

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Ask Muva

February 21, 2020

Dear Muva:I have a question from my monthly millennial girls group: How did you know you were ready for marriage? Weren’t you scared or had anxiety about what ifs? How do you overcome them? From your experience, Isn’t it natural for women to be nervous about jumping the broom? Signed, Before we seal the deal…

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Black History Month and telling the (whole) story

February 14, 2020

By Paul Robeson Ford  baptistnews.com At least we get an extra day this year. Thanks to Leap Year, this month that has been officially designated for celebrating Black history will extend to 29 days, instead of the usual 28. I suppose that should be some consolation to those of us who lament the compartmentalization of…

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A Millennial Voice: 2020 Vision

February 14, 2020

By Danae Reid The year 1996 marks the beginning of my physical existence as I am in this universe, but I’d venture to say that my life as it is today began nearly a decade later in 2005.  I was in Mr. Sergio’s third grade class one day when my fellow classmates and I had…

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Alawfultruth: Book smart — and not much else

February 14, 2020

In recent years, there has been a steady increase of men and women gaining traction in life, through a series of hard earned college degrees. Many have gone all the way to the top by becoming PhD candidates, which is no small feat by any stretch of the imagination. The collection of these degrees has…

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Ledell Lee and the long struggle for “just mercy”

February 7, 2020

By Lauri Umansky for The Jonesboro Sun  As moviegoers emerge from the film “Just Mercy” shaken by its depiction of capital punishment and inspired by attorney Bryan Stevenson’s heroism, we should recall Nelson Mandela’s words upon his release from 27 years of unjust imprisonment: “I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill,…

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A Millennial Voice: When Opportunity Meets Preparation

February 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Ty Scott By Danae Reid When Philadelphia local, Ty Scott (@TheRealTyScott), met singer H.E.R and mentioned that he was a dancer and entertainer to her and her team, he had no idea that this  chance meeting would lead him to performing at the Grammys a year later. Scott shared that experience with me…

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Divine Muva Diva: Guarded and Cautious

February 7, 2020

Dear Muva: I have an issue and could use your advice. I am having a hard time reconciling my friendships interspersed with the relationship I have with my man. To put it bluntly, people who are simple acquaintances, have taken it upon themselves to send friend requests to my man, which befuddles me. What I…

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We need political courage on homelessness and recidivism

January 31, 2020

By Jack Brown TriceEdneyWire.com With the Democratic primary kicking into gear and the general election right around the corner, the stage is set for an impassioned battle of ideas and policy initiatives that could shape our country for the next decade. Fortunately, sitting lawmakers and candidates from both sides of the aisle have shown a…

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A Millennial Voice: Spring 2020

January 31, 2020

By Danae Reid Around this time every year, established members of historically Black sororities and fraternities, see an influx of eager young men and women flocking around college campuses. Even the most discreet of those interested can’t mask the glisten in their eyes or calm the pep in their step when they see a member…

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