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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations

N’dea Yancey-Bragg, USA TODAY Published 9:18 p.m. ET June 18, 2019 It may not be a national holiday, but Juneteeth marks a major milestone for America USA TODAY CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE A House subcommittee will hold a hearing to discuss reparations for slavery on Juneteenth, a holiday celebrated on June 19 that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The House Judiciary Subcommittee …

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Mother Emanuel AME Church Announces Emanuel Nine 4th Anniversary Events

By The Charleston Chronicle In advance of the four-year anniversary of the Emanuel Nine tragedy, Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church announced plans and events scheduled to observe the fourth commemoration of June 17, 2015. Denise Quarles, daughter of Myra Quarles Singleton Thompson and Blondelle Coakley Gadsden, sister of Myra Thompson, along with Polly Sheppard, one of the survivors of the tragedy, led …

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Eleven Day Pilgrimage to Holy Land in November 2019

Is traveling to the Holy Land on your list of destinations to visit? Would you like to experience a Christian Pilgrimage to the land where Jesus was born, performed miracles and left an empty tomb? Would you like to take your Bible study to another level? Can you imagine yourself visiting the ancient city of Jerusalem, praying at the Western …

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WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS, INTERACTIVE SESSIONS FOR JUNE 14 – 15TH AT STATLER HILTON HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN DALLAS

Dallas – An influential and impressive list of speakers that include retired NASA Astronaut Joan Higginbotham and the Executive Commissioner of Texas Health and Human Services, Dr. Courtney Phillips, will highlight TheWomen’s Leadership Summit (WLS), a two-day personal and professional development program sponsored by Toyota and presented by the University of North Texas at Dallas, Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th at the Statler Hilton …

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Pastor Tony Evans Urges Christians to Live Out Godly Principles in ‘Modern-Day Babylon’ – or Future Generations Will Suffer

By Leah Marieann Klett ( news@gospelherald.com ) Pastor Tony Evans speaks at the 2019 Kingdom Advisors conference in Orlando, Florida. Gospel Herald ORLANDO — Pastor Tony Evans has warned Christians living in a “modern-day Babylon” that if they fail to consistently live out biblical principles before a watching world, true transformation will never happen, affecting generations to come. Evans, a bestselling author …

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The Evolution of Kanye West’s Sunday Services, From Calabasas to Coachella

Scripture says that every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that JESUS CHRIST is LORD… as well as the Fathers ways not being our own nor His thoughts…. Rapper Kanye’ West is surely reaching different audiences with a vibe all of his own…. It’s definitely not traditional, but it is shinning light in the right direction….. DGC By …

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Congresswoman Johnson Promotes STEM Education at Annual Math and Science Lecture Series

By Dallas Post Tribune Staff DALLAS, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, last week hosted her annual Math and Science Lecture Series at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center. Supported by the University of Texas at Dallas, this year’s event connected students with former NASA astronaut and physician, Dr. …

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PAUL LAMAR HUNTER BECOMES THE FIRST AND ONLY OF 21 CHILDREN IN HIS FAMILY TO GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE

*Paul Lamar Hunter was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1970, the 19th of 21 natural children born to James and Louise Hunter. His childhood experiences included poverty, neglect, and tragedy. After the deaths of his father and brother Louise focused her energy on the homeless shelter she founded. Though the shelter was meant to be a stabilizing influence for her family …

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Standing on the Right Side of History

By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor One of the best skits that ever appeared on comedian Dave Chappelle’s hit television show, the Chappelle Show, was one called “When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong.” Each skit would highlight the outcome of what would happen to individuals who made the choice to ‘keep it real.’ In every skit, it showed how a person’s decision …

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CHLOE X HALLE: GRAMMY NOMINATED SISTER ACT AND ‘GROWN-ISH’ STARS FEATURED ON FIRST ESSENCE DIGITAL COVER

(New York, NY) — ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, announces its first-ever digital cover. It was announced today by ESSENCE Chief Content Officer MoAna Luu. The inaugural cover, featuring Grammy-nominated sister act and Grown-ish stars Chloe x Halle, launches on Wednesday, February 6th. The launch follows the musical duo’s outstanding Super Bowl LIII performance of America the Beautiful (scroll down …

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