Detroit Remains a City of Stark Contrasts

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(Photo: Dennis Lennox)The streets of Detroit. It can be difficult to recognize Detroit these days. After all, it has made a remarkable transformation in the five years since city hall filed the municipal bankruptcy heard around the world. Growing up and then coming of age in the late 1990s and

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CNN: Kanye West Is a Mentally Ill ‘Token Negro’

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Expand | Collapse(Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Arjan Writes)Rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West performs at Coachella 2006. It was bad enough when CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers labeled Kanye West “the token negro of the Trump administration.” It was even worse when

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Duplicity in Full Display

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Expand | Collapse Even the best people are vulnerable to duplicity. Joseph Bayly said that “Hypocrisy is a terrible sign of trouble in our hearts – it waits only for the day of exposure.” In the attack on Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, we saw duplicity

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The Kavanaugh Controversy From a Biblical Perspective

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Expand | Collapse(Screenshot: Time)President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Sept. 6, 2018. Debates are raging about whether Brett Kavanaugh engaged in sexual misconduct as a high school student. Julie Swetnick

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I Dare You to Try This Exercise

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Expand | Collapse(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Chen) This may be too scary for you. You may choose to opt out. If so, no problem. I understand. Or it might just be too distasteful. But I want to challenge you to put yourself in the shoes of those with whom you passionately differ. The people whose

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