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Macedonia celebrates Pastor Edmonds with special guests Michelle Williams, Travis Greene

TRAVIS GREENE DELIGHTS THE MACEDONIA CROWD

MICHELLE WILLIAMS, formerly of Destiny’s Child, was one of the special guests at the 5th Pastoral Anniversary celebration for Pastor Brian Edmonds and his family, Aug. 23 at Macedonia Baptist Church.

CELEBRATION—Macedonia Pastor Brian Edmonds, First Lady Dionne Edmonds and daughter, Zoe.

Black People Reimagine ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’

There’s a buzz in the air about the possibility of remaking “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” with a Black boy as the movie’s hero.

Even with advanced degrees, Black women earn less than White men

(NNPA)—Black women have to work seven extra months to earn what White men were paid in 2016. On average, Black women make 67 cents on the dollar compared to White men.

In a recent blog post to mark Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, researchers at the Economic Policy Institute analyzed and debunked myths concerning the reasons why Black women earn less than White men.

Protests Erupt In St. Louis After White Cop Is Acquitted In Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

The second wave of protests took place on Saturday evening in St. Louis following the acquittal of a White former police officer who shot and killed a Black man, reports CNN.

David Clarke Goes On Twitter Tirade, Calls Rep. Maxine Waters A ‘Black Supremacist’

Days after getting called out for plagiarizing his master’s thesis, controversial former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke went on a 24-hour Twitter tirade in which he fired shots at California Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters and the Black Lives Matter collective.

2 New Racial Injustice TV Series Will Explore Ferguson, Tamir Rice

AMC is developing a drama series based on Wesley Lowery’s They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice. The book was acquired last fall by Makeready, Brad Weston’s Universal Pictures-backed production company that launched in May, and the series will be written by LaToya Morgan, who’s worked on Into the Badlands.

AT THE FINISH LINE …Where Only the Truth Matters

 

 

Truth is . . .In order for you to be ok with beating the Vikings, you have to better understand the Cleveland game.  #1 First real game for Ben and the starters.  #2 First anything for LeVeon Bell.  #3 The Steelers are traditionally a slow start team.  #4 The offensive line needs a minute to get it going.  #5 They went in knowing it was Cleveland and it was over before it started . . . big mistake!  – Steelers 31 Vikings 24.  Take it to the bank! 

Manhunt Underway For White Serial Killer Who Gunned Down 2 Black Men In Baton Rouge

Police officials in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are searching for a White suspect believed tied to the shooting deaths of two Black men, reports The Advocate.

‘Black Gunman:’ Minnesota NAACP Condemns Security Guard’s False Report

The St. Paul, Minnesota NAACP criticized a White security officer’s false report naming a Black suspect as a gunman after the man’s lie set off events that disrupted the campus of St. Catherine’s University Tuesday night, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

NAACP Saw This Coming: Missouri White Ex-Cop Acquitted Of Killing Anthony Lamar Smith

In August, the Missouri NAACP issued its first statewide travel advisory to people of color, warning of state-backed racial discrimination. A judge’s ruling that lets a White former St. Louis cop off the hook for killing a Black suspect adds credence to that warning.