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Same Rebel, New Level: Lecrae’s Departure from Evangelicalism

Ameen Hudson

Lecrae Devaugh Moore is not a stranger to the evangelical Christian world. In September 2008 he released an album entitled “Rebel.” It became the soundtrack to the lives of many evangelical Christians, young and old, urban and suburban. The Hallmark track “Don’t Waste Your Life” (based on a book by popular reformed evangelical Pastor John […]

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Endurance for a Slow Reconciliation

Dante Stewart

In 2013, Christiopher Muther wrote on the connection between instant gratification and impatience in American culture saying, “The demand for instant results is seeping into every corner of our lives, and not just virtually….But experts caution that instant gratification comes at a price: It’s making us less patient.” This is not only true of American […]

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Pass The Mic: Hamilton

Beau York

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Tyler and Beau discuss Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking Broadway Musical: Hamilton, its cultural impact, hip-hop roots, and the controversial nature of this historical re-imagining of both the American Revolution and founding of American Democracy. For those that might not be aware, Hamilton: An American Musical is based on the […]

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Lecrae Freestyles Good News for Black Lives

Matthew Linder

Anyone who has been following Lecrae on Twitter since the Ferguson riots, will notice that he has increasingly spotlighted racial injustice, particularly, in regards to the police shootings of African-American men, women and children. Most recently, on September 19th, he tweeted about Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest: “Take a knee…people riot. Take a bullet…people quiet.” […]

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Five Things Parents Should Ensure For Their College Bound Students

Eric Michael Washington

It is one thing for African American students to gain admission to Traditionally White Institutions (TWIs), and quite another thing to thrive at them. It is imperative for TWIs to retain their minority students, and there are structures in place that aid in this goal such as academic support, cultural support, and programmatic support. But […]

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