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Even among blacks, support for Black Lives Matter waning, police rising, poll finds

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The long-awaited trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd began last week in Minneapolis. Americans’ faith in the Black Lives Matter movement has dropped since last ...

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House passes police reform bill some call ‘anti-police’

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The House of Representatives has passed a police reform bill that would ban certain police tactics and require local law enforcement to follow guidelines outlined by Congress. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act ...

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College student finds there is no mercy in today’s cancel culture

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It is one thing when, as an adult, you are held accountable for the choices you make, especially if you are unrepentant. It is another thing when, as a new college student, ...

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How to be thankful in America’s chaos

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Is this a year to be thankful? The year 2020 will go down as probably one of the most cultural shaping years of the United States and world in recent times.  It ...

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Will believers continue to sit back and just take this cultural upheaval?

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“There are bound to be tens of millions of Americans watching these cultural atrocities, watching their country being seized from them by anarchists, racists, children of the professional class and their cowardly, ...

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‘Leave it to law enforcement”: President Trump asks supporters not to confront rioters

After numerous attacks on supporters of President Donald Trump, including the murder of an African-American supporter in Milwaukee, is warning his supporters to be careful and leave Antifa and rioters to the ...

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Former football star Herschel Walker criticizes double standard on protests and church gatherings

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If people can protest, they also should be allowed to attend church, according to Herschel Walker, former NFL and Heisman Trophy-winning running back. “We keep hearing the importance of freedom of speech… ...

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Christian leaders concerned about rising attacks on churches

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Attacks against churches is rising at alarming rates, said Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council. “It looked like something out of a 2015 news report — a picture from ISIS, ...

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Missouri Presbyterians release letter on racism, medicaid expansion

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The Missouri Union Presbytery released a letter this week alledging silence from white Christians about racial injustice is causing minorities to suffer. The organization represents Presbyterians in central and northern Missouri, One ...

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Minnesota Gov. now wants $500 million to rebuild after protests

After telling President Donald Trump he did not need help dealing with rioting in Minneapolis, the state’s Democrat governor now wants millions in taxpayer money to clean up the destruction and rebuild. ...

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Minneapolis residents see “a spiritual war”

Racial injustice and unrest are a spiritual battle that must be fought with spiritual weapons, according to African-American leaders in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Earlier this month I visited Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, ...

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Learning about race from other voices in Black America

What can we learn about race from other voices? Many generations ago the Jewish King Hezekiah was in the midst of a successful reign when he was threatened with invasion by King ...

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Media outlets ignore death threats to black GOP Senator Scott

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News networks ABC, CBS, and NBC have all turned a blind eye to a New York Times report detailing recent death threats and racial slurs being left on the office voicemail of ...

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Jackson County Executive encourages discussions among those who disagree

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Jackson County Executive Frank White encourages Missourians to talk with others about the issues that are dividing the nation. “I think the thing to do if you live in a community where ...

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Niece of Martin Luther King Jr says Trump executive order brings “hope and sanity”

Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., praised President Donald Trump for signing an executive order to reform police tactics in the wake of several high-profile deaths. “Thanks to ...

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MyPillow founder Mike Lindell may run for Minnesota governor

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A familiar name is considering running for governor of Minnesota in the wake of the recent unrest in Minneapolis. Mike Lindell, founder and CEO of MyPillow, is looking at his options. Lindell ...

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‘Nothing short of historic for black America’: black roundtable discusses Trump policies

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As President Trump’s approval rating remains high among African Americans, he is not shy when it comes to reminding Americans what he has done for the black community. Neither are young black ...

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Columbus, Churchill being destroyed along with Confederate statues

Statues to Confederate officers across the nation are being vandalized, destroyed or removed. TheHill.com reports protesters have expanded their destruction to include other notable figures like Columbus and Winston Churchill. London’s iconic ...

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Protesters are getting baptized at spot where George Floyd died

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The world has witnessed violent clashes involving looting, murders, and hundreds of businesses burned. But the vast majority of people have participated in peaceful demonstrations following the death of George Floyd and ...

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Suspect in murder of retired St. Louis officer previously convicted but never served time

Stephan Cannon, who was arrested this week for the alleged murder of retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn, was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2014 but never spent a ...

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Family honors memory of George Floyd at ‘homegoing’

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George Floyd’s was remembered as a “Superman” by family members at a homegoing service punctuated by spirited praise and worship and a good dose of politics inside Fountain of Praise Church in ...

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Hundreds turn out at memorial for retired black police officer killed by looter

Hundreds of people gathered on June 9 to pay their respects to the family of David Dorn, a retired St. Louis police captain who was gunned down by a looter while trying ...

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Another business exits Minneapolis after riots and looting

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More businesses are leaving cities after mayors failed to protect them from looting. The latest is a Minnesota business owner, whose company was burned to the ground during last week’s violent riots ...

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Here’s the NYT editorial by Sen. Tom Cotton the paper has now apologized for running and now called fascist

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[Editor’s Note: Last week, the New York Times asked Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton to write an editorial on the recent violent protests and rioting. Cotton wrote about the importance of protecting lives ...

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“Violence is not the answer,” T.D. Jakes and Carl Lentz discuss racism

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Bishop T.D. Jakes joined Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong Church in New York City, for a powerful online discussion about the violent protests over the death of George Floyd. Lentz said ...

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