A white teen that called African-American athletes “jock n*ggers” and wrote “kill all the f*cking Jews” has unsuccessfully attempted to defend himself after Harvard chose to rescind his admission over gross displays of bigotry. Classmates said the well-known gun rights activist repeatedly used the N-word.
African-America actress, Racquel Bailey, who put up a billboard in Atlanta to get entertainment mogul Tyler Perry’s attention back in 2012, is at it again. Finally, in 2019, she got a direct response—but it likely isn’t the one she was hoping to receive. “This is not the way to get my attention,” he said.
Feeling embarrassed by your present struggles? Be aware that Satan loves to use shame as a tool of discouragement to make you forget God loves you unconditionally and has a purpose for you. If you need a little reminder, here are 7 scriptures (with some extra encouragement thrown in for good measure) to lift up your bowed-down head.
Back in 2011, Bishop T.D. Jakes took Franklin Graham to task for calling into question former President Barack Obama’s Christian faith. But since Donald Trump became president, despite bad behavior, Graham has been highly protective of him, recently setting aside a day of prayer for the Republican leader.
A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They See Us,” a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. The president of Vassar College confirmed her resignation.
Lifetime’s new all-black movie, Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta, written by Tracy McMillan, has left some readers of EEW Magazine irate. Why? What is all the fuss about? Well, according to the film’s harshest critics, it makes black women look desperate for a husband and shows the black church in a bad light
Congratulations are in order for Tamela Mann, who can be seen jumping up and down and squealing with delight in a new video showing off her 20 pound weight loss. According to the WW (formerly Weight Watchers) ambassador, the program made the double-digit drop easy as one-two-three! “Hey everybody! I reached my first goal,” she said.
Gospel recording artist, Kirk Franklin is decrying the division that exists among black and white Christians. During his interview with “The Breakfast Club” he condemned America’s “white-washing” of Christianity, and white Christians’ ignorance about the negative impact of systemic racism on black and brown people.
Academy Award nominee Ava Duvernay’s four-part Netflix series, “When They See Us” is a horrifying and heartbreaking tale of five innocent black and Latino teenagers, known as the “Central Park Five,” being found guilty of rape and jailed—though they never committed the crime.
An African-American male hotel clerk named Craig has gone viral on social media for his response to a racist white woman who called him the N-word Sunday. When she popped up at the front desk asking to have a room booked at the unidentified establishment, Craig calmly refused. See what he said.
Drama-starters are detrimental to your spiritual health and overall well-being. When you come across folks that are notorious for stirring up trouble, diminishing others, and spreading unwholesome rumors, there are some rules of engagement you must follow. Here are 6 commandments to live by when encountering messy people.
Are you struggling with anxiety, thoughts of unworthiness and inadequacy, that say you simply don’t measure up? If so, know that these nagging feelings are not unique to you. They plague many people—even those who appear confident, as if they have it all together. Here are 5 scripture-based tips to help you!
A Tennessee jury deliberated less than two hours Tuesday before sentencing the man who shot up a Nashville church in 2017 to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The jury found Emanuel Kidega Samson guilty of murder in the death of Melanie Crow. Samson also injured seven others.
Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in the Southern plains after the area was hit by dozens of devastating tornadoes and massive flooding. In the immediate aftermath of the storms, the organization sent staff and two disaster relief units—tractor-trailers stocked with critical relief supplies. Efforts are ongoing.
More than 150 recovering addicts, survivors of domestic abuse, and formerly incarcerated women, received ministry services, resources, and gifts from First Lady Dianna Hobbs, and the women’s department of City Church Buffalo this weekend. “The turnout was astounding,” said a ministry rep in a statement.
Folks want to know what kind of powerful prayer singer, Ciara, prayed to God that manifested her Christian husband, Russell Wilson, in her life. “I prayed for a God-fearing man; I prayed for discernment; I prayed for wisdom,” said the 33-year-old during a sit-down interview with The Angie Martinez Show.
Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills. It needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can go to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who voiced support for it
Are you feeling less than your best lately? It could be that your life is out of balance according to gospel singer, Yolanda Adams. “We all know that we need to make sure that our minds and our bodies, and our spirits are in good shape; remember that everything should be in balance,” she says.
May is mental Health Awareness Month, and if you’re looking for ways to build yourself up, go ahead and sweat it out in the gym—something researchers from Oxford and Yale say could decrease mental health challenges. Christian singer Michelle Williams agrees that exercise has helped her mental health.
We live in a day and age where everyone wants to tell their truth–to be open and to be heard. But this is not always the wisest route. Take the case of Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA player Stephen Curry, for example. Her recent revelations created chaos, drama, and widespread misunderstanding online.
If you’re looking for a tear-jerking Mother’s Day story, look no further than Taraji P. Henson and her stepmother Angie; the two share an absolutely beautiful connection. Recently, their loving relationship was put on full display as Taraji surprised her stepmother with a home renovation with the help of Houzz!
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he takes responsibility for the fact that Anita Hill was “not treated well” in 1991 when she accused then-Supreme Court-nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Now Jill Biden, his wife, is saying, it’s time to move on from the issue. But is that her place to say?
Segregation in the modern-day church is as big an issue today as it was in the 1950s. So, too, is white supremacy—the belief that white people are superior to other races and should therefore dominate society. Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore agree that it is indeed a problem that must be addressed.
Cellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational 2015 traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of her car. See the 39-second clip.
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, here’s a story about an excellent teacher and how he taught students a lesson that would enrich their lives both naturally and spiritually. What he taught is a fundamental lesson you must learn if you are to do, be, and possess all God desires for you!
When it comes to faith, family, finances and fame, 30-year-old celebrity chef and restaurateur, Ayesha Curry, has all those boxes checked. Yet, the Christian wife of NBA player Stephen Curry, has publicly expressed dissatisfaction over not receiving enough male attention from men that are not her husband.
GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B songstress Jennifer Hudson may be a huge mainstream star these days, but that doesn’t mean she has forgotten her gospel roots. The former “The Voice” judge fanned out over veteran gospel singer, Kim McFarland—well known by avid gospel fans.
The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world. The collaboration is being funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant .
Thursday, May 2, 2019 marks The National Day of Prayer, first deemed worthy of nationwide recognition in 1952 by President Harry S. Truman who signed it into law. In honor of this day, EEW Magazine is sharing 6 powerful scriptures that will help strengthen your prayer life.