I don’t love confrontation, so I’m basically a weenie, as I don’t generally engage in arguments or disagreements. But on the heels of a heavy weekend, I feel compelled to come out of my quiet corner and respond.
The recent passing of boxing great Muhammad Ali caused me to pause and reflect on my childhood. Memories of growing up during the champ’s reign and the racially turbulent 1960s and ‘70s came back like a flood. His tremendous skills in the ring and the bravado with which he would predict his foes’ demise was mesmerizing to a young black boy.
Abe (AFA Public Policy Analyst), Ed (AFA Executive VP), and Walker (AFA's Assistant to the President) discuss the role Chick-fil-A played in the aftermath of the Orlando Islamic terror attack at the gay bar.
The color of a person’s skin is important; God put a lot of thought into it. But that is something about our makeup that will never change. What can change, though, is what cause we are willing to lay down our lives for.
Did you know that if you support the Black Lives Matter movement—as in the official BlackLivesMatter.com website—you are not only standing with black Americans, but also standing with a radical social agenda including queer and transgender activism along with the disrupting of the nuclear family?
Young multimillionaires in the NFL continue to parrot the San Francisco 49ers' second-string quarterback in sitting out, or “taking a knee,” during the playing of our national anthem -- their misguided attempt to acknowledge America’s racist history and its symbols, our national anthem and flag.
For anyone to admit that incidents of police-involved violence is a divisive topic in America today would be an understatement to say the least. Likewise, to deny that this issue is equally divisive, if not more so, among Christians is to be naively oblivious to reality.
Last Thursday, following the election of our nation's 45th president, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi was in New York City to address the DealBook Conference and was asked, "How did you feel on Wednesday morning?"
It seems everyone from former president Barack Obama to Pope Francis has become enamored with the prospect of taking pictures of the themselves and posting them on social media to the admiration and idolization of millions.
I distinctly remember celebrating Independence Day as a young boy growing up in the Dixie Hills housing projects on the west side of Atlanta. For black families in the 1970s, especially children, the 4th of July was, in many ways, a lot like Christmas.