Simply because an individual is white doesn't mean they don't have compassion or understanding for issues affecting black people, according to "The View" co-host Candace Cameron Bure.
That's the message actress and TV personality Candace Cameron Bure made clear this week on "The View" after panelist Sunny Hostin asserted that because Bure's two sons, Lev, 16, and Maksim, 14, are white, Bure didn't have to worry about their safety when it came to their treatment by police.
The "Fuller House" star stressed that while she hasn't had to talk to her sons about potential dangers should they have an encounter with police, she still cares deeply about possible police brutality against minorities and wants to help bring about a resolution. more >>
Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong New York City has proven to be a basketball fan and friends with some of the biggest names in pop culture. Now, Lentz is revealing his love of hip-hop by praising No Malice for his latest song, "Jesus Christ."
Lentz took to Twitter to promote Christian rapper No Malice's song. The rapper, formerly of the duo Clipse, is from the same state as the popular pastor who has mentored the likes of NBA player Kevin Durant and pop star Justin Bieber.
The Statue of Liberty has been standing in New York Harbor as a symbol of American freedom and ideals since 1886, but some are now saying "Lady Liberty" isn't a "lady" after all.
According to a new Discovery Family Channel special, "Secrets of America's Favorite Places," the statue was actually designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi to look like his brother instead of his mother, as is commonly believed.
But, in an interview on Fox News over the weekend, historian Edward Berenson said neither theory is true. more >>
Just a few nights away before American Independence Day when the greatest fireworks events all around the U.S. will happen including Macy's Fireworks in New York City.
Macy's is expected to light up the night sky on the eve of 4th of July Celebration with 56,000 firework shells, the second grandest Macy's Fireworks event since 2001. It will happen on the stretch of NYC's East River at 8 p.m. and superstars will grace the event with artists Kenny Chesney, Pitfall, DNCE, Meghan Trainor and the 5 Seconds of Summer performing.
The NBC has the exclusive live broadcast of the entire event and NBC's Tamron Hall and Willie Geist will host the show. more >>
Christian basketball star Jeremy Lin says that he is "thankful" to be moving on to the next phase of his NBA career after signing a mutli-season deal with the Brooklyn Nets Friday.
The 27-year-old Lin, who played last season with the Charlotte Hornets and averaged 11.7 points per game, has agreed to a three-year, $36 million deal with the Nets, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein.
The three-season deal will likely provide the former Harvard University guard with a little bit more stability moving forward in his career as he has played for three different teams over the last three seasons and has been on five different teams since he started playing in the NBA in 2010. more >>
After 18-year-old Christopher Leonard survived a brutal beating last October inside one of the most unlikely of places, a church, the teenager testified in court that he "inappropriately" touched his step-sister's children.
On Tuesday, Leonard admitted to the molestation, according to CNN. He said it was during a church counseling session last October that he told Ferguson what he had done to her children in graphic detail.
In an alleged attempt to get their sons to confess sins and repent during the session, Bruce and Deborah Leonard, among six others at Word of Life Christian Center Church, located 250 miles north of of New York City, brutally beat the two young men, resulting in the death of Christopher Leonard's brother, Lucas. more >>