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Anti Gay Pastor Condemns Obama Legalizing Gay Marriage: “President is not God”

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By Michal Ortner Two minutes after his original post, he wrote, “Today about the Supreme Court ruling: Wow! You’re talking about demonizing those who disagree with you. Even if you agree with God!! The President is not God. The Bible says ‘Let God be true and every man a liar,’ Rom. 3:4.” Within another two minutes, Wooden sent out another ...

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Memphis Mayor: Dead KKK Leader Must Be Exhumed From Public Park

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Even since the shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina church by White supremacist Dylann Roof, the Confederate flag has sparked much controversy throughout the United States. With South Carolina’s governor, Nikki Haley, along with other politicians, asking for the Confederate flag to be removed from the South Carolina State House, other states are taking similar ...

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Is Confederate Flag #TakeItDown Movement a Distraction for Black People?

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By Victor O. There have been intense discussions about the Confederate flag in recent days, especially after the shooting deaths of nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. However, many African-Americans reportedly believe discussions about the flag are meant to shift attention away from more pressing issues. Many Black Americans are happy about the ...

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Tennessee Bill Will Protect Anti-Gay Marriage Pastors

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By Robert Stitt Dubbed the “Pastor Protection Act,” a new bill being promoted in Tennessee would protect pastors and other clergy members should they refuse to perform ceremonies for gay marriages. The bill is being sponsored by State Representatives Bryan Terry and Andy Holt. According to The Christian Science Monitor, the two representatives anticipated the Supreme Court’s ruling in support ...

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U.K. Blacks Subjected to “random” Stops by Cops 20 Times More Than Non-Blacks

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Reported by Liku Zelleke In 2011, London was up in flames. Riots over the killing of Mark Duggan spread to every corner of the city as did the torching and looting that soon followed close on its heels. Duggan, a 29-year-old Black Londoner, had been under police surveillance even before he bought a gun. They claim that as they attempted ...

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Will Supreme Court Decide Housing Discrimination Is Okay again?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The Supreme Court is expected to rule very soon on the Fair Housing Act of 1968. In fact, their decision could eliminate parts of the act which bar housing discrimination. The case is Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs vs. The Inclusive Communities Project — aka Inclusive Communities. The Fair Housing Act of 1968 ...

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What You May Not Know About the Confederate Flag, Racism

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By Nigel Boys While some Southerners believe the Confederate flag should remain part of the nations’ heritage, others view it as a stain on the country, given its racist history, especially after the mass killings in South Carolina by alleged gunman Dylan Roof. Twenty-one-year-old Roof, who is accused of murdering nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church ...

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Charleston Terrorist Planned to Attack College, Says Black Friend

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By Nigel Boys Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people in a historic African-American South Carolina church last Wednesday, made drunken plans on June 10 to carry out a mass shooting at the College of Charleston, according to a Black drinking buddy. In an interview with the Associated Press on Friday, Christon Scriven said that a week ...

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Gun Activist Says Senator Pinckney Caused His Own Death

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By Nigel Boys As unbelievable as it may sound, a gun activist has blamed the deaths of the nine people who were shot at the Emanuel AME church in South Carolina by alleged gunman Dylann Roof, 21, on one of the people who were killed, namely Pastor Clementa Pinckney. In a comment which has since been removed on TexaxCHLForum.com, National ...

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College President Fought For Confederate Flag to Stay on SC Capitol Grounds

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By Victor O. Many people, especially African-Americans, think the Confederate battle flag should not be displayed in public places, but others like Glenn F. McConnell think otherwise. McConnell is the president of the College of Charleston, which is situated in a city still reeling from the aftereffects of recent racially-charged killings of nine Black churchgoers. For a long time, the ...

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