Posts tagged racism
Tweet wars: As accusations of racism, xenophobia and incivility fly, how should Christians respond?

President Donald Trump has ignited a war of words on Twitter after firing off racist tweets that have been widely condemned, aimed at four progressive congresswomen of color. As the back-and-forth accusations of racism, xenophobia and incivility fly, how should Christians respond?

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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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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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Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore condemn those in the church who deny white supremacy

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.

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Christian actress Sherri Shepherd says Liam Neeson’s racist comments should have been ‘kept inside’

Christian actress, Sherri Shepherd, expressed her disapproval of Liam Neeson’s racist rhetoric. She said, “I think that was a story he should have kept inside in his home with his friends...”

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We smell a boycott: Gucci pulls ‘blackface sweater’ from stores after complaints

Gucci has apologized after complaints that a wool sweater with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface makeup, and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores.

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Racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career went unnoticed by busy med students

The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even if it were put there intentionally, it’s unlikely that many students would have noticed…

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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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‘Sanctuary’ church in Minneapolis is achieving racial diversity in divided times

Though some would argue that America is now more racially divided than ever, this certainly isn’t true at Sanctuary Covenant Church in north Minneapolis. The Evangelical congregation of about 700 has a healthy mix of races and cultures.

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MLK niece Alveda King denounces America's race wars, calls for true racial reconciliation

Alveda King says, right now racism is enjoying a macabre heyday. Human trafficking, abortion, poverty, social injustice , hatred, strife and a multitude of sins are breeding in the fodder. Rise above the skin color wars and engage in genuine racial reconciliation.

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