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Freedom

Freedom

| July 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Just a few weeks ago, many African Americans celebrated Junteenth. June 19, 1865 is affectionately known as Juneteenth. Most people know it as “Freedom Day” as it commemorates the emancipation of African American citizens all over the United States. This is indeed a cause for a celebration. We have just […]

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Freedom ain’t free, it costs

| June 11, 2014

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Let’s talk a little bit about freedom this week. I’m referring to the freedom afforded all of us through Christ. There is something quite liberating when you know or realize that you have been “set free.” Have you ever thought about what that […]

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Indiana same sex ruling could be part of defining argument of times

| May 9, 2014

Some people have argued that the debate over same sex marriage will be one of the defining political issues of this era. Perhaps it will be but, from our perspective, not for the relatively limited reasons some people think. While the idea of same sex marriage has been defined as a civil rights issue, the […]

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