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Isaac Carree gives us a great “Gift”

By Keivu Knox Six years may seem like a long time to take a break from recording, but when you are Gospel Artist Isaac Carree, you find ways to maintain a presence in the industry. From touring with Diddy and Faith Hill, to his “Good Vibes” show on Satellite Radio and his book, Carree has been expanding his brand. As the year …

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Ask Dr. Kevin: Clinical Trials are the Foundation for Scientific Innovation

By Dr. Kevin Williams, Chief Medical Officer for Rare Disease at Pfizer The “Ask Dr. Kevin” series is brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell disease. Dr. Kevin Williams is the Chief Medical Officer for Rare Disease at Pfizer where he leads a Medical Affairs organization of …

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NBC DEVELOPING GOSPEL MUSIC DRAMA ‘KINGDOM BUSINESS’ PRODUCED BY DEVON FRANKLIN AND KIRK FRANKLIN

Written by John Sakmar and Kerry Lenhart (Reign, The Glades), Kingdom Business is a behind-the-scenes look into the world of the gospel music industry and all of the conflict and secrets that come with money, fame and success. Sakmar and Lenhart executive produce with DeVon Franklin, Carter, Kirk Franklin and Van Dyck. Universal TV is the studio. Sakmar and Lenhart created mid-’90s …

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Faith and Leadership

By Cheryl Smith Publisher/ Texas Metro News/Garland Journal/ I Messenger NNPA NEWSWIRE — This upcoming weekend Laverne Whitehead Reed will be installed as the senior pastor at Warren Avenue Christian Church in Dallas, TX. I’m excited for her, the church, and the community for starters, because she clearly has taken the necessary steps for this opportunity, for a time such …

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Preserved by Purpose – Winning the Race

When I made my list of prayer requests for 2019 back in January of this year, I thought about the things that were on the list this year that were also on the list last year…and the year before.  I have to admit that I’ve gotten frustrated watching other people be blessed with the same things that I ‘d prayed …

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Discovering Your Gift

Lately I have been talking to different people and they have asked me, “ how do I find out what my gift is?”  I actually was perplexed that some people didn’t know what their gift was because from a little girl, I was enthralled with books and writing. I would study the dictionary to learn new words and would read …

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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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