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9 Inspiring Quotes about Faith from Black Leaders

In 1926, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History dubbed the second week of February Negro History Week. The date was meant to coincide with the birthdays of President Abraham Lincoln and abolitionist Fredrick Douglass. In 1976, the week evolved into a month, and Black History Month was born. Each year, February is designated by the U.S. president as Black History Month. The long-held tradition aims to celebrate the achievements made by African Americans and to highlight the role Black people have played in America’s history.

Here are nine inspiring quotes by Black American leaders:

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16 Inspiring Quotes about Faith and the Bible from U.S. Presidents

Throughout America’s history, many of our leaders have been men who had a firm faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Some of our leaders who did not have religious faith had read deeply in the Bible and had great respect for its teachings. They also saw religion as a force for good in the world and important for the stability of our republic.

Here are 16 quotes from U.S. Presidents about faith and the Bible:

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Taylor Swift Rips Politician Campaigning on Biblical Marriage in New Documentary: 'I'm a Christian. That's Not What We Stand For'

In her new Netflix documentary Miss Americana, pop star Taylor Swift is seen passionately decided that she wants to speak out on political issues. In a conversation with several people on her team, including her parents, Swift is seen saying that she is distraught over Republican Tennessee candidate Marsha Blackburn's campaign labeling "anti-LGBT" rhetoric as "Tennessee Christian values."

5 Things You May Not Know about Impeachment

Americans have only faced the impeachment of a President three times in the 230 years since the passage of the United States Constitution. Because only three of our forty-five Presidents have faced impeachment proceedings, many misconceptions about the purpose and method for impeaching the President abound. Since we live in a self-governing republic, it is important for citizens to understand the history of, the logic behind, and the procedure for the impeachment process.

 Here are five things that you may not know about impeachment:

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5 Things Christians Should Know about the Faith of Donald Trump

Editor's Note: This article is part of a series leading up to the 2020 presidential election highlighting the professed faith of several of the primary candidates, including Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. Christian Headlines offers these faith summaries as a way of informing voters about the religious beliefs of the candidates.

Elected in 2016, President Donald Trump has had a tumultuous presidency. Come 2020 he will be bidding for another term. The President has faced several controversies during his tenure, but despite them all, many evangelical leaders have come to the President's defense. Some of Trump's evangelical supporters have described him as a changed man and a man of faith. Other leaders have even gone as far as to say that while he may be rough around the edges, we should view him like King David, Cyrus the Great, King Solomon or any other of a number of biblical figures. President Trump describes himself as a Christian and has been exalted as a champion of religious freedom.

Here are 5 things Christians should know about the faith of Donald Trump:

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5 Reasons Evangelicals Like President Trump and 5 Reasons They Don’t

When Donald Trump announced that he was running for President in June of 2015, it would have been hard to predict that he would become the favorite candidate of evangelical Christians. Everything about the thrice-married billionaire seemed to run afoul of what evangelicals had professed to be looking for in a presidential candidate.

However, despite some detractors, the President remains popular with a large percentage of evangelicals. An October 2019 survey found that 82 percent of white evangelicals want Trump to be the Republican Party’s candidate for President in 2020, the most of any subgroup.

Here are five reasons that evangelicals love President Trump:

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