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NWN Video: 'Emancipation' Movie Based on True Story of Escaped Slave Dubbed 'Whipped Peter'Watch now (4 min) | In this video version of “News With Nicola,” religion reporter and host Nicola A. Menzie looks at Will Smith’s new movie…
Who was "Whipped Peter" and how did his historic photo impact the Civil War? Plus: Director Antoine Fuqua's focus on "sacred motivation"
Ep. 9: True Story Behind Will Smith's 'Emancipation' Movie on 'Whipped Peter'Listen now (4 min) | Who was "Whipped Peter" and how did his historic photo impact the Civil War? Plus: Director Antoine Fuqua's focus on "sacred…

November 2022

Ep. 8: Black Church Politics and White Evangelical HypocrisyListen now (11 min) | Black churches tend to focus on empowering their congregants and communities to vote, while White Evangelical churches we tend to…

October 2022

Ep. 7: KevOnStage, Netflix, and TD JakesListen now (7 min) | Christian comedian KevOnStage loses his brother, Netflix produces a Christian horror film based on true events, and Bishop T.D…

August 2022

Ep. 6: FBI Raid Trump's Home and Trumpvangelicals Lose ItListen now (8 min) | Nicola takes a look at the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s home and reaction from his Republican base and loyal White…

October 2021

Ep. 5: Ex-Fugitive Bobby Love and Wife Talk Redemption, Justice, and FaithListen now (38 min) | Nicola talks with Bobby and Cheryl Love, a couple from New York City whose lives were turned upside down a few years ago when the…

July 2021

Ep. 4: Church COVID Outbreak, AME on Gay Marriage, Haitian Pastor Arrested (Plus: Jackie Hill Perry)Listen now (23 min) | In this episode of “News With Nicola,” we take a look at a church in Texas that has become the epicenter of a major COVID…

June 2021

Ep. 3: Indian Boarding Schools, Hillsong Church, and Rioting Pastors (Plus: Dr. Anthea Butler)Listen now (27 min) | In this episode of “News With Nicola,” we look at residential boarding schools and cultural genocide of Indigenous communities…