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Photos: River Jordan Benefit Concert

River Jordan Project brought together several gospel artists for a Gospel Extravaganza benefit concert. For more than eleven years the River Jordan Project has served needy families with food, clothing and services in the Southern and Central Maryland region of Prince George’s County.

Artists include Frank Hooker, who led the popular R&B group, Frank Hooker and Positive People in the late ’70s and early ’80s. In 1987, Hooker released his debut gospel album, “Hear the Word” which peaked at #30 on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart. Nikea, Euvon and Janet Jones with Vintage and the Evangel Assembly Young Adult Praise and Worship Choir also performed.

Here are a few photos:

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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