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Congressman Donald McEachin Introduces 100 Percent Clean Legislation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Democratic Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) has introduced the 100 percent Clean Economy Act of 2019. The legislation sets a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, defined as net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of the United States’ economy. The bill contains more than 150 original co-sponsors, …

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WHITE PASTOR, JACK TEELER, TO LEAD BLACK CHURCH IN FORT WORTH

By Ny Magee A white pastor has been chosen to lead a Black church in Fort Worth after the longtime pastor died in August. Rev. Robert Rogers founded and led Harvey Avenue Baptist Church for 53 years before his passing over the summer, NBC.com reports. “When God gets ready to take you home, you got to go,” said 77-year-old church secretary Shirley Mayes, …

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Why heart health is important for women with diabetes

DALLAS POST TRIBUNE — In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., killing one woman every 60 seconds. It’s the leading cause of death for African American and white women and, among Hispanic women, it causes as many deaths as cancer each year. If you have diabetes, you have a higher-than-average risk of …

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Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica, Africa

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia While many deep-pocketed philanthropists and celebrities will write checks to support worthy causes, Tennis megastar Serena Williams routinely goes the extra mile. In a recently released video, Williams donned a pair of jeans, workboats, a hardhat and went to work on Salt Marsh Elementary School in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. Williams, who …

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SHELÉA TO RELEASE NEW HOLIDAY SINGLE ‘DON’T WANNA WAIT ‘TIL CHRISTMAS’

(Los Angeles) – R&B/Pop/Soul songstress and pianist Sheléa, a protégé of music icon Quincy Jones, has released her new original holiday single “Don’t Wanna Wait “Til Christmas” on November 22, supported by performances on the nationally televised Hollywood Christmas Parade, taping December 1 on Hollywood Blvd. and airing December 13, and the New York Stock Exchange’s annual tree lighting event …

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Finding Your North Star This Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving and Thank you; to ‘You’ The DGC Family. I am blessed beyond measure and totally humbled by your continued support throughout the years. Thank you to our advertisers, I can’t start to name names of types of business because I will certainly miss partners and supporters therefore, thank you all, “you know who you are.” Thank you to the thousands …

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Preserved – From Promise Made to Prayer Answered

Have you ever been so focused on receiving one type of blessing that you almost missed when God was trying to bless you in another way?   I wonder if God sends these other blessings to let us know that he hasn’t forgotten us or our prayer requests.   This week as we are in a season of thankfulness, I am reminded …

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Expectations

Every year my friends and I would go to what is called a “Watch service” at church on New Year’s Eve. We would be so excited about the upcoming year.  The pastor would triumphantly proclaim that God was going to take us to another level that year and to turn and give five people high fives and say “God is …

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Gratitude

As the Holiday season fast and furiously approaches, many of us are thinking about our to do lists, groceries we have to buy, presents we have to find, family we have to spend time with and the traveling that we have to do. For others, this is a time of sadness as you may be longing to be in a …

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THE PULSE OF ENTERTAINMENT: NEW G LEAD SINGER STEVEN HICKERSON RELEASES SOLO SINGLE, ‘BELONGS TO YOU’

By Eunice Moseley *“The song ‘Belong to You’ was released October 27. The EP is in the making to be released March or Spring. The single is streaming now,” said Steven Hickerson, choir director, composer, musician, songwriter and lead vocalist for Ricky Dillard’s New G Choir, about his new solo single “Belong to You” (Gospel Renaissance/Muzik Group) and upcoming solo EP. …

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