Communists around the world celebrated Karl Marx's 200th birthday on Saturday, May 5th. Someone whose ideology contributed and shaped communist regimes like the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, regimes that killed more than 100 million people, is being honored by news outlets like Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times.
Christians everywhere celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ yesterday on Resurrection Sunday. Unfortunately, some celebrities took the day out of concept, and celebrated Easter in all the wrong ways. Miley Cyrus did a spread for Vogue in which she provocatively posed as the Easter bunny in a basket surrounded by eggs.
The transformation of country music into what now sounds like basic pop with a little twang is a sad reflection of the deteriorating country culture. With the world becoming rapidly urbanized, factory farms replacing homesteads, and corporations swallowing up small businesses, it's not surprising the deep country of the past is being weeded out and replaced with what country artist Kacey Musgraves calls "cosmic country."
Katie Edwards, a director, and researcher of "rape culture and religion" at the University of Sheffield, authored a report for The Conversation in which she says that Jesus should be a member of the #MeToo movement. The article, co-written by David Tombs entitled, "#HimToo – why Jesus should be recognized as a victim of sexual violence"
The emotionally charged event brought Hollywood A-listers out to perform for the crowd, students from school shootings gave short fiery speeches to rally support, all with one goal in mind, attacking the second amendment. Instead of recognizing the shooters responsibility for the terrible actions they took, the mainstream media blame the weapon they used. Here's all the latest on the debate.
A Wrinkle in Time was released in theaters February 26th, but it has not been receiving the kind of attention that was likely expected or hoped for. This movie is an adaptation from a book of the same name first published in 1962 by Madeleine L’Engle. While the book was written with a lot of Christian undertones, the film directed by Ava DuVernay does not carry the same Christian message.
Nothing is more devastating and robs a child of more than being sexually abused or molested in the foundational years of their life. Sherry Johnson experienced a shocking form of this abuse. She was forced to be married in 1971, at only 11 years old, to one of her rapists. Johnson stands tall using her story to make a difference, putting bills in the Florida legislature to end the marriage of any minor in Florida all together.
Katy Perry has opened up to talk about her childhood trauma in a recent interview with Glamour magazine. In 2017, while debuting her alum Witness, Katy Perry held a public therapy session on YouTube where she was counseled through the split between Katheryn Hudson, the young girl she was before stardom, and Katy Perry, the Hollywood celebrity.
Evangelist Franklin Graham has hit back at MPs and others who've signed a petition calling for him to be banned from entering the UK. He's been labelled a hate preacher ahead of his visit to Blackpool in September where he'll speak at the Lancashire Festival of Hope. Previous comments he's made on homosexuality and Islam have led to some saying he shouldn't be given a platform in this country.