Police arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots” so “she could better understand her racism.”
Feb18

Police arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots” so “she could better understand her racism.”

Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots,” a 1977 TV miniseries about slavery in the United States. Cedar Rapids newspaper The Gazette reports Robert Lee Noye, 52, was arrested Monday. A criminal complaint stated Noye forced the victim to watch the show, which is a nine-hour historical miniseries about slavery in the U.S. through the post-Civil War era, “so she...

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Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy Amid Rampant Sex Abuse Allegations
Feb18

Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy Amid Rampant Sex Abuse Allegations

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy amid allegations of rampant sexual abuse by Scout leaders, employees and volunteers. According to a statement made by the Boy Scouts of America president Roger Mosby,“The BSA cares deeply about all victims of abuse and sincerely apologizes to anyone who was harmed during their time in Scouting. We are outraged that there have been times when individuals took advantage of our programs...

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Arkansas School Resource Officer “Relieved of Duty” Following Chokehold Incident
Feb12

Arkansas School Resource Officer “Relieved of Duty” Following Chokehold Incident

A school resource officer in Arkansas has been “relieved of duty pending an investigation,” Camden Police Chief Boyd Woody said, after a video surfaced online of the officer apparently holding a student in a chokehold. CNN reports that a video (which has been removed from Facebook) starts with the officer holding a student in a chokehold position. You see the student’s feet dangle off the ground while other students...

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Black teen who was told to cut dreadlocks invited to the Oscars & given $20,000 from Ellen
Jan31

Black teen who was told to cut dreadlocks invited to the Oscars & given $20,000 from Ellen

DeAndre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, in southeast Texas, was suspended and told https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/black-texas-teen-told-cut-his-dreadlocks-order-walk-graduation-n1120731 unless he cuts his dreadlocks to meet the school district’s dress code, he and his family has said. His story has drawn national attention and an outpouring of support, including now from actress Gabrielle...

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Prophecy Expert And Evangelist Dr. Jack Van Impe passes Away at 88
Jan28

Prophecy Expert And Evangelist Dr. Jack Van Impe passes Away at 88

Dr. Jack Van Impe, whose prophecy TV program Jack Van Impe Presents co-hosted by his wife Rexella was long one of the highest-rated Christian programs on television, went home to meet the Savior on Saturday, January 18, 2020. Dr. Van Impe was 88 years old. He will long be remembered as a dedicated soul-winner, evangelist, defender of the biblical faith, renowned expert in Bible prophecy, author, and beloved husband of Dr. Rexella Van...

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Kobe Bryant to Be Inducted Into The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020
Jan27

Kobe Bryant to Be Inducted Into The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has honored many NBA greats, and in August it will enshrine someone who’s gone far, far too soon. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame fully expects to induct Kobe Bryant as part of its 2020 class. Bryant was killed along with his daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Kobe Bryant will be a first-ballot enshrinement...

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