Darren Benson, of the UK, is furious after officials at George Pindar School sent his 13-year-old daughter, Chanise Benson, home for wearing white dreadlocks extensions.
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Simone Biles is the superstar of the women’s U.S. gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The 19-year-old’s rags-to-riches story is a source of inspiration to millions of young girls.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson sat down for an in-depth interview with Miles at The Rock Church on Sunday,
Russell isn’t corny, he’s just a deeply religious man who doesn’t believe in sex before marriage. No wonder he can’t keep a woman.
De Blasio to lift consent form requirement for circumcision ritual http://t.co/BmRU6ERQCb
— Gawker (@Gawker) February 25, 2015
NY Mayor Bill De Blasio made good on a campaign promise to NY’s Jewish leaders allowing rabbis to continue a bizarre circumcision ritual that caused 16 cases of Herpes infection in baby boys.
They say “When in Rome, do as Romans do”, but apparently first lady Michelle Obama doesn’t believe in following strict traditions. The first lady and her husband, president Barack Obama, made an unscheduled trip to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay their condolences after the death of the King Abdullah.
According to strict dress code for women, all women in Saudi Arabia are required to wear a headscarf and loose, black robes while in public. But Mrs. Obama defiantly refused to cover her head.
A gender confused George Fox University student continues the national trend of using the government to force Christians into accommodating a sexual lifestyle.
Jaycen “Jayce” Montgomery, a biological female who is “transitioning to male,” filed a federal complaint against George Fox officials who refuse to let her reside in an all-male dormitory with her friends next year.
A Waco, Texas pastor is making waves for giving a fiery speech about the women in his flock. Pastor A.J. Aamir has grown wary of looking out over his congregation at Resurrecting Faith Church and seeing a sea of Yaki hair weave.
“Our black women are getting weaves trying to be something and someone they are not. Be real with yourself is all I’m saying,” Pastor A.J. Aamir told AmericaPreachers.com.
Pastor Aamir isn’t the only one who thinks hair weave is associated with black women who have low self-esteem because they can’t grow hair like other races. But it is probably the first time that a notable preacher has spoken publicly about the “false image” of wearing hair weaves.
Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson, 82, raised all 8 of her children to be Jehovah’s Witnesses. Even at the peak of his fame, superstar Michael Jackson continued going door-to-door spreading the scripture and handing out copies of The Watchtower. But Michael, who did not observe holidays or birthdays as a child, broke with religious tradition by treating his own children to lavish birthday parties at his Neverland ranch.
When Katherine Jackson took custody of Michael’s kids, Paris, 15, Prince Michael, 16, and Blanket, 11, after Michael’s untimely death in 2009, the children attended meetings in Kingdom Hall with Mrs. Jackson, went door-to-door as their father did, and encouraged their friends to convert to Jehovah’s Witnesses.