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Rev. Kirbjyon Caldwell: A meteoric fall and the path to redemption

A great reformer in the 16th century launched a protest movement that struck at the heart of Christendom. The Church CEO had a voracious appetite for extravagance that drained the treasury in a few years. After looking at the empty coffers, he decided to permit letters of indulgences that would pardon and forgive sins.

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You Must Understand! It’s time for a wakeup call

One damn word that has the whole damn world up in arms, with people scrambling and scratching their heads over what to do next. While we curse the ground this pandemic is running across, we need to find a way to mobilize and take care of our families until the government gets this under control, but the key to survival starts with us.

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White Feminism Rising

It is telling that, of the female candidates who have exited the Democratic primary thus far, none has caused quite the same stir as Elizabeth Warren. Not Kirsten Gillibrand. Not Kamala Harris. Not Amy Klobuchar. Not (bless her heart) Marianne Williamson. Then again, it is also telling that, of the many columns published last week lamenting the demise of Warren's campaign, most were written by white women.

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Coronavirus: ‘That Used to be US’

A three-time Pulitzer prize winning New York Times columnist had a conversation with the Matrix, that is, Ex POTUS Barack Obama about the Chinese economic miracle, unprecedented growth, infrastructure development and the lifting of three billion people out of extreme poverty and President Obama said “ that used to be us.”

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Earn the sacrifice of your ancestors

Think about our ancestors, enslaved Africans who endured unimaginable torture and abuse, How do we repay their sacrifices? By sagging our pants, beefing on social media, throwing subliminal slugs in online memes and crying every five minutes that someone is “hating” on us?

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Millennials want to know that you care

Millennials want to know that you care. Yes, it does take a village to raise a child, but that is only half of the battle. We also deserve to be equipped with the necessary tools to face all of the challenges that we are faced with today.

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Failure to keep and control the black dollar

By: Isaiah Robinson  HOUSTON — A wise man once said, “Knowledge is power, and knowledge can be the difference between life or death.” We are a powerful people of many capabilities with that dollar in our hand, but we’re misguided on the impact of that dollar through strategic and decisive planning. Our people call for

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