Posts tagged Black Christian news
Michelle Obama, Serita Jakes and more: EEW Magazine's Top 5 Inspiring Instagram posts of the week

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!

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Buzzworthy Film: Sherri Shepherd plays 'courageous' mother of wrongfully convicted athlete, Brian Banks

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.

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Well, Saints: Whoopi Goldberg asks why evangelical leaders are silent on pedophilia and sex trafficking

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.

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Stressed out because life feels uncertain? T.D. Jakes offers his best advice

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.

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Disgusting! Trump refuses to apologize to ‘Central Park Five’— says 'They admitted their guilt'

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.

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Harvard rightfully rescinds Kyle Kashuv’s admission to Harvard over past ‘egregious’ racist comments

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.

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This is not the way: Tyler Perry shoots down actress who purchased Billboards to get his attention

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.

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Feeling embarrassed by your struggle? Here are 7 scriptures to lift up your head

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.

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Where was this energy for Obama, though? A closer look at Franklin Graham’s Day of Prayer for Trump

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.

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Day of Reckoning: Linda Fairstein, Central Park 5 prosecutor, faces heat, resigns from nonprofit boards

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.

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Christian women offended by Lifetime’s all-black film, ‘Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta’

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

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Congratulations! WW Ambassador Tamela Mann celebrates losing 20 pounds, says 'I reached my first goal'

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.

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WATCH: Kirk Franklin condemns ‘white-washing’ of Christianity and some white Christians’ ignorance of systemic racism

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.

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Must-See: Ava Duvernay’s ‘When They See Us’ is a difficult but necessary watch

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.

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#ItsAboveMe: A white woman called a black hotel clerk the N-word and his response has gone viral

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.

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Messy people: 6 commandments for dealing with drama-starters

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.

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Know who you are: 5 scripture-based tips to fight against feelings of insecurity

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!

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Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life without parole

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.

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Samaritan's Purse deploys disaster relief units in the wake of deadly tornadoes, flooding

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.

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