Crystal Wilson-Linton

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Black cop from Brooklyn: Black lives don't matter to blacks

"Black Lives do not matter to most black people...Only the lives that are taken at the hands of cops or white people, matter."<p>So wrote Officer Jay …

Israel to EU: Voting to recognize Temple Mount as solely Muslim site akin to ignoring Jesus

“There is no Christianity without Judaism and there is no Jesus without a Jewish Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.”<p>><br>• ><p>Jerusalem's Old City and the …

Israel

Slavery at home and the British empire | Letters

The letter (10 March) relating to the Artist and Empire exhibition at the Tate and how arrogance, greed, slavery and racism made us rich, while accurate for one section of society, is not true of all and we would do well to remember the history of the working people of Britain. My forebears were …

Sorry conservatives, new research from Harvard shows a profound amount of racism by police…not less of it

<b>(AP/Gerald Herbert)</b><p>Don’t believe the right-wing spin about Harvard’s damning study that illustrates how cops target blacks<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 14, 2016 9:56am (UTC)<p>Philando Castile was killed by a Minneapolis-area police officer while giving him his identification. Like so many other black men, …

Experts: Use of robot to kill suspect opens door for others

CHICAGO (AP) — Police in Dallas were the first in the nation to use a robot to deliver and detonate a bomb to kill a suspect, but other law enforcement agencies are willing and able to follow suit, including some that even have trained for the day when they'd have to do so.<p>The killing of Micah …

The Real Cost of NC's Discriminatory Anti-LGBTQ Law

<i>Post submitted by Allison Turner, HRC Communications Assistant</i><p>North Carolina’s HB2 is a disaster for LGBTQ North Carolinians, the state’s reputation …

Transgender Woman Arrested for Taking Pictures in Target Changing Room

A transgender Idaho Falls woman was arrested on one count of felony voyeurism for a report that she took pictures of another woman changing clothes …

A brief history of the shocking videos that cast light on the dark side of policing

Since the death of Eric Garner in New York almost two years ago, a series of disturbing videos documenting police violence have emerged around the United States. Some, as in the case of Garner, were filmed by witnesses on mobile phones, others were captured by police dashboard or body cameras, and …

Gay marriage vote: The couple hoping to marry in church

<b>As gay marriage ceremonies are expected to be approved by a denomination of the Christian church, Lee Battle and her partner are hoping to be among the first to have a church wedding in the UK.</b><p>After months of uncertainty 37-year-old Lee is hoping she will finally be able to send out her wedding …

The Kentucky Ark – Is it Really Christian?

The Kentucky Ark – Is it Really Christian?<p>July 13, 2016 by Robert Hunt<p>In Northwestern Kentucky a new religion has appeared – with its temple a theme …

The Church Beloved: A Manifesto Of LGBTQ-Affirming Christians

Shares 0<p>A new Church is coming, or rather with each passing day it is becoming; person by person being renovated.<p>Heart by heart it is waking up.<p>For a …

LGBTQI

Russia’s Church Opposes Giant Jesus Statue in St. Petersburg

Russia’s Orthodox Church appears to be backing protesters against the idea of installing a giant statue of Jesus Christ in the country’s old capital …

Jesus

‘Together’ is a modern-day evangelical revival, complete with TED Talks, hip-hop and no politics

By Michelle Boorstein<p>Michelle Boorstein<p>Religion reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>This week, thousands of evangelical Christians will gather near the Washington Monument for what organizers hope will be a historic religious revival the likes of which America hasn’t seen in decades. As a modern-day one, …

Religious Right Leader: Society’s Rejection of God Has Led to Racial Tensions

Religious Right Leader: Society’s Rejection of God Has Led to Racial Tensions July 13, 2016 Hemant Mehta<p>article<p>There's nothing they won't blame on …

Atheism

Rare mosaic depicting Noah's Ark discovered in ancient synagogue

Experts have unearthed stunning mosaics depicting Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea during the excavation of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel.<p>The mosaics were found on the nave floor of the synagogue in Huqoq that dates back to the fifth century when the area was part of the Roman …

Why Does the Roman Catholic Church Accept the Books of the Old Testament Apocrypha as Holy Scripture?

There are a number of reasons as to why the Roman Catholic Church considers the books that Protestants call the "Old Testament Apocrypha" as Holy …

Two Malls Reject Atheist Group’s Ad Telling Australians to Answer Census Faith Question Honestly

By Hemant Mehta<p>The Australian Bureau of Statistics is preparing for the upcoming 2016 census and we’ve posted before about the wonderful change …