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Rankin Celebrates 125 Years

By Brianna McAdoo In 2020, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel will celebrate its 125th year of serving as a spiritual, historical and cultural center on Howard University’s campus. Built between the years of 1894 and 1895, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel has served as a pillar of truth, service and a spiritual oasis for students, faculty, staff, alumni, the greater Washington D.C. …

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National Association of Black Journalists Should Help Create African-American News Network

  Luther Campbell | August 7, 2019 Over the next four days, black journalists, media executives, and celebrities will take over the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura for the annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair. The main topic of discussion should be about establishing our own news network that shows African-Americans who …

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Math Skills and Black Culture Come Together at CBAC

By Imani Sumbi Like many parents, Pastor James Thomas of the Living Word Community Church, and his wife, Mona, aimed to place their children in a private school with the expectation that they would receive an exceptional education, and have the best chance possible of thriving in college. But once their children were enrolled in a private school, the Thomases …

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Nigerian star Yemi Alade becomes Africa’s first female musician to hit 1m YouTube subscribers

By Adom Tabbey-Botchwey Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade has made history as the first African female artist to hit one million subscribers on video streaming platform, YouTube.This comes months after the award-winning singer became the second Nigerian artist to hit hundred million views on YouTube for the song, ‘Johnny.’ “God is the GREATEST, started this journey six years ago. Thanks to …

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68-year-old swimmer competes in National Senior Olympics

By Jannelle Walker, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Last week, 68-year-old Loretta Griffin became the first African-American Memphian to compete in the National Senior Olympics for swimming, coming full circle from her days of doing water aerobics at the Davis YMCA in Whitehaven. The New Tri-State Defender talked to Griffin before she left for Albuquerque, N.M., where the swimming …

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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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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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