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5 reasons many doubt Jussie Smollet’s story of a racist, homophobic attack by Trump supporters

Black openly gay actor, Jussie Smollett, has supporters and doubters of his story of being the target of a homophobic, racist, and politically-motivated attack by Donald Trump supporters. But those who doubt the voracity of his story are growing in number.

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Prayers up: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett beaten, hospitalized following apparent hate crime

35-year-old “Empire” actor, Jussie Smollett, was reportedly the victim of a hate crime in Chicago. He was taken to a hospital and later released in good condition. What happened?

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Inspiration: Don't go by what you see

Are you struggling because your situation looks bad on the outside? Is worry trying to grip your heart? In today’s inspiration, the message is simple: don’t focus on what you see. Focus on what God has said. Trust and obey the word of the Lord. This is the key to releasing divine favor and unlocking the treasure trove of blessings He has in store for you. Stay anchored in Him.

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We love the Word: African-Americans have higher levels of Bible engagement

A new State of the Bible survey by American Bible Society reveals that African-Americans have higher levels of Bible engagement than other groups in the U.S., showing a greater affinity for Scripture than most. 93% own at least one Bible in their homes.

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: Erasing the stigma and shame for Christians with depression

Depression. It’s one of the most taboo subjects in the Christian community, yet with depression affecting more than 19 million Americans each year, 12 million of them being women (According to Mental Health America), I am willing to bet that at least half of them are filling the pews of churches everywhere.

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Your voice matters: Speak up and share your truth about sexual assault

It's hard and scary to share your truth when it's not embraced, but speak up anyway. One thing's for sure, nothing is hidden from God and He will always vindicate you. It may not happen in the ways you expect, but our loving Father will always bring justice on your behalf in some way.

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Our Top 5 favorite ‘lessons learned’ from Jonathan McReynolds’ birthday reflections

Last month, gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds turned 29 years old and took occasion to share wisdom that far exceeds his years on earth. On his Life Room Talk blog, he shared 16 truths he lives by that he has discovered in his less than 30 years on earth. EEW is choosing our Top 5 favorites.

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Baby #3: Gospel singer Jessica Reedy reveals hidden pregnancy after 'horrible' car accident

Gospel singer Jessica Reedy has been ashamed of her out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but decided to come out with the truth after surviving a scary accident. The “Put It On the Altar” singer put it on Instagram, showing off her baby bump, as well as her banged up SUV.

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WATCH: Kierra Sheard on how to defeat feelings of inadequacy and avoid the comparison trap

Everyone at some point has struggled with feelings of inadequacy and grappled with worries about not measuring up—including awarding-winning Gospel singer and entrepreneur, Kierra Sheard. She says she’s had to identify and fight against the false belief that she isn’t good enough to succeed in her divine purpose.

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Talk about it: Actress Taraji P. Henson says ‘you can’t pray away’ mental health issues

You may be able to pray away some things, but a serious mental health issue isn’t one of them according to Academy Award-nominated actress, Taraji P. Henson. She has launched The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation to get rid of the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community.

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Wedded Bliss: Gospel singer Briana Babineaux weds Keeslon Fontenot

Viral sensation and Gospel singer, Briana Babineaux, has officially entered into wedded bless. The “I’ll Be The One” songstress wed the one, Keeslon Fontenot, at City Club at River Ranch in her hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana, Saturday September 15, 2018.

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Pretty outside, ugly inside: 7 scriptures to help you exemplify true beauty

The kind of beauty that matters cannot be achieved with injections, surgery, makeup, filters, fillers, and waist trainers. If you want to truly be beautiful, stop focusing on a snatched waist, a beat face and keeping your brows on fleek. Instead, aspire to exemplify the qualities in these 7 scriptures.

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Everybody’s mad! 5 scriptures to help you keep your anger in check in an overly triggered society

It seems almost as if everybody’s mad, outraged, triggered, or up-in-arms about something these days. We quarrel incessantly over political views, theological perspectives, social issues and personal preferences. When does the quarreling, anger and rage cease?

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Kirk Franklin confesses struggle to forgive terminally ill biological father: ‘I’ve lived my entire life hating this man’

Kirk Franklin may have written many songs about love and forgiveness, but he says, he wasn’t practicing what he preached—that is, until recently when he learned his biological father, whom he never knew, has only “3-6 months to live.” Now he’s trying to forgive his dad.

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White officer who killed black Christian accountant could face more serious charges

The 30-year-old white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black Christian accountant in his home has been charged with manslaughter. According to a new report, she will be presented to a grand jury and may face even more serious charges for her crime.

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