According to a recent study from researchers at Harvard, Stanford and the Census Bureau, there is severe income inequality that exists between black and white men that causes adult black males to earn significantly less than their white counterparts. A common theme among income inequality discussions is that the heart of the problem exists due […]
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No state in the country has greater concerns with disciplinary discrimination than Minnesota. In an in-depth New York Times article published on Sunday, it was revealed that nationally, black students are suspended from school at three times the rate of their white peers. But in the state of Minnesota, that number nearly triples, as black […]
Social media is about more than posting pictures of what we eat for lunch that day or photos from our kids’ weekend soccer games. Although both of those things are great, for some, social media is used to accomplish different objectives. In many instances, social media users get everything from their daily news to their […]
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, most of us have spent the month of November sharing our appreciation for others, as well as planning our big Thanksgiving Day feasts. But we must not forget to thank God, above all else, for blessing us with the holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving and highlighted by Christmas. So, […]
Originally posted on STLAmerican.com. Christmas will be brighter for many families in the St. Louis and Metro East communities thanks to Christmas in November, a national cares initiative hosted by the Church of God in Christ, Inc. “During the COGIC 110th Holy Convocation, Christmas in November will be one of many tremendous events to occur […]
Several lives were lost and many were injured during a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday. Please pray for those affected by this violent tragedy. Read more on CNN.
Originally posted on STLAmerican.com — The Church of God in Christ’s 109th Holy Convocation projected to make over $30 million economic impact to St. Louis metro area. This gathering of more than 40,000 attendees, scheduled for November 7-13 at the America’s Center and the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis, is one of the city’s […]
Originally posted on ReligionNews.com. — (RNS) Two dozen faith leaders have delivered an open letter to Hillary Clinton asking her “We know that you will not make the political mistake of taking the 69,000 black churches in the US for granted,” the writers said in the letter delivered Monday (Oct. 31) to Clinton’s campaign headquarters in […]
Originally posted on LaSentinel.net More than 30 faith leaders joined L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to encourage passage of Measure M, the Nov. 8 ballot initiative calling for a half-cent countywide sales tax to fund transit and road projects and improvements in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. During a breakfast […]