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New York Yankee’s Pull “God Bless America” After Racist Songs Resurface (VIDEO)

Fans outraged at Smith’s past tracks, including “That’s Why Darkies Were Born" and “Pickaninny Heaven,” which sung of “colored children” who fantasize about a place with “great big watermelons.” Another blatantly offensive song Smith was well known for was “That’s Why Darkies Were Born.” The song is originally from the 1931 Broadway show George White’s Scandals.

Christians Re-enact Cross Procession Worldwide Marking Good Friday (VIDEO)

Re-enactments in the heavily Catholic Philippines are famous for their blood-soaked Good Friday rituals. At least nine people were nailed to crosses there Friday. Palestinian Christians carry a cross on the Via Dolorosa, the Way of the Cross, on Good Friday. The Via Dolorosa follows the traditional route that Christians believe Jesus Christ carried the cross to his crucifixion.

Egg Farmers Industry Support 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll – Donate 74,000 Eggs

As a centerpiece of the historic event, the 2019 First Lady’s Commemorative Egg will be presented to First Lady Melania Trump in a private White House ceremony featuring a design inspired by the children of America’s egg farmers. The 141st annual White House Easter Egg Roll will take place Monday morning on the South Lawn, with the support of America’s egg farmers and the American Egg Board (AEB). More than 30,000 attendees from across the country will participate in this American tradition.