Religion and Spirituality

Decolonising the mind: The misunderstanding of traditional African beliefs – This Is Africa

Source: Decolonising the mind: The misunderstanding of traditional African beliefs – This Is Africa

There are few religions as globally misunderstood as African traditional religions. Whether it is being wrongly labelled voodoo, juju or witchcraft, indigenous African faith systems tend to be associated with darkness, animal and human sacrifices, violence and general backwardness

Source: Decolonising the mind: The misunderstanding of traditional African beliefs – This Is Africa

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Rand Paul explains “Leave Me Alone” government philosophy to Howard University student

Watch Rand Paul speech interrupted by protesters here: http://bit.ly/YqPS4O
Howard University, 4-10-13

Farrakhan, Scientology, and the Invasion of the Black Community

The Church of Scientology is invading the Black Community with the help of Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam. Jazzologist and Radio Host Lofton Emenari, III interviews Activist and Scholar Ishmael Bey and Journalist and Author Leila Wills on September 21, 2012.

 

Majority Of Evangelicals Accuse Gays Of ‘Trying To Remove Christian Values’ From U.S. | The New Civil Rights Movement

The vast majority of Evangelical Christians (72%) believe “the gay and lesbian community is the most active group trying to remove Christian values from the country.” This stands in steep contrast to the rest of the country. Only one in three Americans (31%) overall, regardless of faith, believe gays are trying to remove Christian values from the country. By comparison, just 16 percent of non-Christians believe gays are trying to remove Christian values from the country, and only 42 percent of non-evangelical Christians hold that belief.

via Majority Of Evangelicals Accuse Gays Of ‘Trying To Remove Christian Values’ From U.S. | The New Civil Rights Movement.

 

Like Jill Kelley, Paula Broadwell Eyes Comeback After Petraeus Scandal – The Daily Beast

 Jill Kelley

Now that Jill Kelley has broken her silence in a Daily Beast interview, the question naturally arises whether David Petraeus’s former mistress might do the same.

People familiar with her thinking tell me the answer is yes.

Broadwell plans to answer questions about the Petraeus mess in a limited way, they say, as a way of putting the sordid controversy behind her.

via Like Jill Kelley, Paula Broadwell Eyes Comeback After Petraeus Scandal – The Daily Beast.