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Black leaders inspire at the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative’s second annual Convening

For its second annual Convening, the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative (ABPC) brought over 50 professionals, nonprofit leaders and business executives to the Marriott Hotel in downtown Little Rock. Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman, author of “Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women's Philanthropy during Jim Crow," gave an inspiring keynote speech.
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Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, same-sex marriage foe, defeated in re-election bid

Allow me a moment of schadenfreude: Voters in Rowan County, Ky., voted this week to replace Republican county clerk Kim Davis with a Democrat in a 54-46 defeat of the woman who became a national figure for refusing in 2015 to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple.

Huckabee settles 'Eye of the Tiger' copyright suit, seeks approval of legal defense fund payment

Public Integrity has unearthed a Federal Election Commission filing that says Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to a settlement of a copyright infringement suit for his use of "Eye of the Tiger" at a campaign event featuring Kim Davis, the Kentucky court clerk who resisted issuing marriage licenses to same sex couple. But he wants a legal defense fund to pick up some of the tab.

Mike Huckabee plays victim in copyright lawsuit

Of course. Mike Huckabee is being sued for playing the song "Eye of the Tiger" without permission at a rally he staged with anti-gay-marriage Kentucky clerk Kim Davis and HE is the victim.

The undercard seeks equal time from Saturday Night Live

Several Republican candidates, all from the lower end of the polling spectrum including Mike Huckabee, have written letters asking NBC time for equal air time on account of Donald Trump's 12-minute appearance on "Saturday Night Live." In other media news, Huckabee has been sued for unauthorized use of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger."

Vatican distances Pope Francis from Kim Davis' views. Plus, he met with gay couple.

The Vatican is now distancing Pope Francis from the view of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, with whom he had a secret meeting while on his trip to the U.S.

Report: Pope met privately with Kim Davis

USA Today reports that Kim Davis, the law-flouting Kentucky clerk, met privately with Pope Francis in Washington at his invitation, according to Davis' attorney, Mat Staver.

President Obama on religious freedom

In what many are taking as a statement on the Kim Davis affair, President Obama said Sunday night that religious freedom is not a free pass to deny others' constitutional rights.

The law according to Kim Davis

A lawyer for a deputy of Kim Davis says the Kentucky county clerk has been violating a federal judge's order by altering marriage license forms.

Mike Huckabee's zenith and nadir: 1997 speech and 2015 demagoguery

Once, Mike Huckabee upheld the U.S. Supreme Court as the law of the land, saying human rights trumped even religious objections. But that was in 1997, before Kim Davis came along. Ernest Dumas explains.

Kim Davis will continue to defy U.S. Supreme Court

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis went back to work this morning and told gathered reporters she'd continue to refuse to obey the U.S. Supreme Court and not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She said she wouldn't interfere with deputies who did so, but said any licenses issued would not be under her "name or authority."

Slain cop's widow: Mike Huckabee unfit to be president

Kim Renninger, widow of a police officer in Washington state slain by an Arkansas parolee whose early release from prison was helped by Gov. Mike Huckabee, isn't  impressed by presidential candidate Huckabee's media stunt yesterday with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to allow same-sex couples their constitutional right to obtain marriage licenses. She criticizes Huckabee for silence over police deaths, but "fawning" over Davis.