Marquis Applin

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10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

by Libby Kane, Tanza Loudenback<p>If learning how to build wealth is important to you, you've come to the right place.<p>Below, <i>Business Insider</i> has rounded …

Personal Finance

Egypt's Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?

Cairo, Egypt, Mar 2, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A spike in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, spurred by a video threat from ISIS, has …

The U.S. tried to change other countries’ governments 72 times during the Cold War

The CIA has concluded with “high confidence” that Russia intervened covertly during the presidential election to promote Donald Trump’s candidacy. They based this assessment on the discovery that Russian security agencies had hacked the Republican National Committee, the Democratic National …

White Conservative Christians Will Not Impact The Culture Until...

Recently, I read a query posed by Qideas on how the church can impact the culture. Qideas is a national organization birthed to remind Christians, particularly leaders, that we are responsible for renewing and redeeming the culture. The query left me wondering which church Qideas was referring to. …

The novel ‘Underground Airlines’ is too real

A riveting tale of present-day American slavery is one of the best books of 2016<p>His name is not his name. His life is not his own. His face is an …

The Racial Discrimination We Too Often Overlook

If you're paying any attention to the deeper conversations around race that are happening in this country right now, then you've heard people talk about the devaluing and marginalization of black lives.<p>People of color are saying loudly and clearly that it's time to rid this nation of the scourge of …

Black Students Walk Out Of Major NUS Meeting Over Claims Of 'Institutional Racism'

'We sacrifice our health while our work continues to be ignored or undervalued.'<p>Black students have walked out of one of the National Union of …

10 Social Justice Organizations That Rocked 2016 — And Need You In 2017

<i>We didn’t see this year coming, but we heard it from all sides. In Signal & Noise 2016, you’ll find the way we made sense out of all of that …

CNN & Time Warner Slammed With Racial Discrimination Class Action Suit

Already battling several racial discrimination claims in the courts, CNN now finds itself facing a class action from a former employee and others – …

Time Warner

Barack Obama Says He 'Absolutely' Faced Racism In Office

"Attitudes about my presidency among whites in northern states are very different from whites in southern states," the president said Wednesday.<p>President Barack Obama opened up about racism he faced throughout his presidency in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Wednesday.<p>“Are there folks …

Reason for detention not known but Egyptian human rights groups say they are subject to worst clampdown ever<p>Human rights activists in Egypt have reacted angrily to the arrest of prominent women’s rights advocate Azza Soliman, saying it marked a “chilling escalation” of pressure on civil society …

Human Rights

This Definitive History of Racist Ideas Should Be Required Reading

There are some books that just demand space on your bookshelf—not just because they’re interesting but also because these books break new ground in a …

The racial discrimination law dividing Australia

<b>Two high-profile cases involving allegations of racism have reignited a row about free speech in Australia, and mobilised the nation's ideological forces, writes Kathy Marks.</b><p>The cartoon depicts a beer-swilling Aboriginal man being handed back his errant son by a police officer - and, on being …

Jews and the Social Construction of Race

In response to my article, “Are Jews White?,” some people, primarily on Twitter, have voiced concerns about the headline. Here’s an example:<p>This reader, along with a number of others, seems to have interpreted the headline, and found it lacking, in a few different ways (I reached out to Siskind on …

Religion

Beyond the vineyard: How Trump’s deportation plan threatens America’s food and wine supply

These aren’t the jobs Trump promised, nor are they the jobs Americans want<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Mass deportations of up to three million undocumented immigrants are expected to begin in January, when President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office and …

Environmentalists Celebrate Halt Of Dakota Access Pipeline: 'Indigenous People Were Heard'

"Indigenous activists have won a smashing victory, one that shows what nonviolent unity can accomplish."<p>Environmental groups are hailing federal officials’ decision to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, calling the move “a smashing victory” for thousands of indigenous activists who …

Church & State in America | Elisabeth Sifton

In Germany in 1799, just eleven years after the Federalist Papers appeared in America, the Protestant theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher wrote a …

Why Black Teachers Matter

A recent <i>Mother Jones</i> article entitled “Black Teachers Matter” focused on the dwindling number of African American teachers, using the city of …

5 Steps to Develop a Business Plan - OLBlog

A business plan is essential for every entrepreneur, but if it’s your first time doing one can be tricky. Business owners discussed when referring to …

Campuses see flurry of racist incidents and protests against racism

A year ago, racial incidents and lingering tensions on many campuses turned into protests in October that spread nationally in November.<p>This year, …

Hidden Civil Rights Violations That Can Effect You

Image credit: PhotoDune<p>Police use of lethal force as a civil rights violation is a common conversation in our society as is prosecutorial misconduct caused by withholding exonerating evidence. While these cases are extreme and valid examples of civil rights violations, there are others that impact …

Jesse Williams' Speech Shuts It Down at BET Awards

If there were ever a moment where one could drop the mic and walk away it was this one.<p>Actor Jesse Williams, in a five minute speech in which he …

Black Lives Matter