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Florida teen dons Black Lives Matter prom dress

A Florida teenager’s prom dress stood out from the rest Friday for its Black Lives Matter message. Milan Morris, 17, donned a floor-length gown that featured the images of young black people whose high-profile deaths led to nationwide protests, Essence.com reported. The dress, created by Florida-based designer Terrance Torrence, included images of Trayvon Martin, Sandra

Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny

Michael Brown, There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court’s 9-0 ruling against religious liberty on Friday. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the favor of

Left Wing Intolerance and Right Wing Hypocrisy

Michael Brown, In recent months, leftwing intolerance has been on full display, from the riots against free speech at Berkeley (the home of the free speech movement), to the boycotts of Trump-related fashion (designers not working with Melania and stores dropping Ivanka’s line), and from some entertainers receiving credible death threats if they performed at

An Open Letter to Critics of President Trump

Michael Brown, As one who issued numerous warnings about candidate Donald Trump during the Republican primaries, on radio, in writing, and on video, I’m sympathetic to your concerns. You see him, as an incredibly dangerous loose cannon, as someone who could start a world war with his tweets, as a mean-spirited man unfit for the

7 Things You Can Do to Make 2017 Better for Yourself and Everyone Else

Michael Brown, The reason we make major New Year’s resolutions is because we’re fed up with the way we’re living and we want to make radical changes in our lives. That’s also why we tend to fail so miserably with those resolutions: It’s hard to make lasting, dramatic changes. While there certainly is a place

Art Exhibit: There’s a Painting of Cops as Animals Hanging in US Capitol

Leah Barkoukis, A painting that hangs in the U.S. Capitol building has caused backlash among Republicans and police for depicting cops as animals. The picture, drawn by a high school senior, was the winning piece in an art contest held by Democratic Rep. Lacy Clay back in May, and thus was exhibited at the Capitol

Painting depicting cops as animals displayed on Capitol Hill #BlueLivesMatter

A Missouri congressman has sparked outrage after a painting he approved depicting police officers as animals was placed on display in the U.S. Capitol building. The painting, by high school senior David Pulphus, shows the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. after the 2014 death of Michael Brown. The piece won Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo.’s annual Congressional

Guns and Hoses: The News Media Helped Pull the Trigger

D.W. Wilber, On Wednesday evening, the night before Thanksgiving Day in St. Louis there will be a charity event called “Guns and Hoses”, an annual event pitting Police Officers and Firefighters against each other in amateur three round boxing matches. A celebratory evening bringing thousands of people together and filling the St. Louis hockey arena

The Coddled Generation That Wasn’t Taught to Grow Up

Michael Brown, There are millions of fine young people across America today, people of character, people of principle, people of discipline, people of maturity. But there are millions of others who have been coddled all their lives, almost never taught to lose or be put in their place or take full responsibility for their actions.

What If Hillary Clinton Steals the Elections?

Michael Brown, In the immediate aftermath of last night’s presidential debate, TV commentators expressed their shock at Donald Trump’s refusal to say that, whatever the results of the elections, he would accept them. But should these commentators have been so shocked? What if the elections really are rigged? What should Trump have said? To be