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Grammy® Award-nominated gospel singer James Fortune, who was arrested, convicted and jailed for domestic abuse in 2014, is getting reflective about his violent past five years later. In a sit-down interview he said therapy and counseling helped him “take accountability” and realize “the issue was me.”
Prayers and support are pouring in since news broke that after five years of investigations and protests, a New York City police officer has been fired for the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014. Emerald Snipes Garner, daughter of the deceased Eric Garner, is thankful the action was taken.
If you want to reach your full God-given potential but are struggling to persevere through difficulty, the story of a woman that rose from janitor to vice principal will give you some much-needed inspiration. Pam Talbert, who could neither read nor write, worked hard, and is now living her dreams!
A global network of supporters is praying for the speedy recovery of gospel singer, Tamela Mann, who recently underwent double knee replacement surgery. “Surgery was a success!” said the 53-year-old songstress on social media. “Thank everyone for your prayers.”
She is beloved around the world. Michelle Obama is the world’s most admired woman, according to YouGov’s annual study of which public figures the people of our planet look up to. OWN Network CEO and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey, came in second on the 2019 list.
What are you attracted to online? You should gravitate toward social media pages that uplift, inform, and inspire. To help you, EEW Magazine editors narrowed down our Top 5 favorite Instagram posts of the week!
Actress Sherri Shepherd is starring in the upcoming biopic, Brian Banks, about a former football star who was imprisoned due to a false claim of rape. It hits theaters August 9th.
Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier, has been charged with abusing dozens of underage girls, and it’s something evangelicals should be speaking out about, according to Whoopi Goldberg. The co-host of “The View” blasted high-profile Christian leaders like Franklin Graham for remaining silent.
When life is unstable, honestly, you feel stressed. Despite knowing God and doing your best to stay positive, uncertain times make positivity extraordinarily difficult. Bishop T.D. Jakes puts an encouraging spin on change and transition, and offer his best advice to those struggling with life’s destabilizing moments.
President Donald J. Trump cannot stand to admit when he is wrong. He proved that again on Tuesday by refusing to apologize to the “Central Park Five” for saying they should be executed for rape and assault charges, even though they have since been exonerated. “They admitted their guilt,” Trump arrogantly and disgustingly said.
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.