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Gabrielle Union's honesty about rape, rethinking the roles black actors portray

Gabrielle Union's honesty about rape, rethinking the roles black actors portray
Gabrielle Union wrote an open, candid article about the topic of rape, in which she explained why her passion for this topic is so immense due to her own experience. Union herself was raped twenty-four years ago in the backroom of a Payless shoe store where she worked. Now with a captive audience, Ms. Union... Read more »

Is it wrong for Christians to watch shows like 'Empire' and 'Scandal'?

Is it wrong for Christians to watch shows like 'Empire' and 'Scandal'?
From health clubs to hair salons, or nail spas to barber shops, everybody is talking about ‘Empire’ and ‘Scandal.’ But is it wrong for Christians to watch, and enjoy, this kind of provocative programming? I became intrigued by this question after the season finale of ‘Empire’ last Wednesday when EVERYONE I encountered somehow magically inserted... Read more »

Fox TV's "Empire" Creates Controversy in Black Community

Fox TV's "Empire" Creates Controversy in Black Community
Love it or hate it, but Fox has struck a chord in the Black community with its new hit series “Empire”. ¬†And is it any wonder, since the show is centered around the chaotic and controversial world of Hip Hop? ¬†Created by the infamous Lee Daniels of “The Butler”, “Precious”, and “Monsters Ball”, Daniels has... Read more »
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