It’s hard to believe that just eight years ago, America was waiting with similarly bated breath to find out whether or not a certain senator from Illinois would become the next president of the United States. And, of course, whether or not we would be blessed with Michelle Obama as our FLOTUS. Over the course of […]

Multi-GRAMMY® Award, Stellar and Dove Award winning recording artist, Israel Houghton and NewBreed’s most recent single “Chasing Me Down”  has climbed into the Top 10 on the BDS Gospel National Airplay Chart.  The inspirational song has been featured on the chart 24 weeks and counting. “Israel Houghton and Tye Tribbett together are Fire,” said Galley Molina, […]

Ivanka Trump Joins Dad To Pitch Child Care Policy: Donald Trump on Tuesday unveiled a set of policy proposals aimed at making child care more affordable, during a speech in suburban Pennsylvania. Trump, flanked by his daughter Ivanka Trump, a working mother who helped craft the policies, said he would seek to make child care […]

President Barack Obama urged unity after a shooting on Sunday that killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana ― the fourth incident of gun violence in just two weeks that he has addressed publicly. Speaking from the White House, Obama called on Americans to tamp down on divisive rhetoric, particularly given the Republican and Democratic conventions […]

  Songbird Briana “Bri” Babineaux’s sophomore radio single “Jacob’s Song” was the second most added song at gospel radio last week and is quickly finding cozy spots on gospel music playlists across the country. The Louisiana native wrote the dramatic power anthem that showcases her spine-tingling vocal prowess. “It came from a place of determination,” she says. “I had been going through […]

TOMMASO BODDI VIA GETTY IMAGES Beverly Bond is all about black sisterhoodand, this time, she’s showing it by celebrating other phenomenal black women and girls in a new book that is set to release in fall 2017. Bond, who is the founder of Black Girls Rock! — a mentoring organization that also hosts an annual award […]

Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders? Some Voters Can’t Decide: Bernie Sanders isn’t only competing for supporters with Hillary Clinton in the heated final days of…

Bishop T.D. Jakes, international thought-leader, New York Times best-selling author and megachurch pastor, is assembling both national and global leaders in Orlando, Florida, for his…

Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana. When she was born she suffered from bowed legs so doctors advised her…