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  • CBCF Annual Prayer Breakfast: Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. and Pastor Shirley Caesar

    By Sarah Hearn on September 8, 2017
    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Prayer Breakfast  will feature Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC), Charles Edward Blake Sr. as its speaker with the legendary  Pastor Shirley Caesar ministering in song. The Prayer Breakfast takes place Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, […]
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  • NBA star Kevin Durant celebrated with ‘Kevin Durant Day’ in Seat Pleasant

    By Sarah Hearn on August 19, 2017
    Kevin Durant  makes headlines all the time for his basketball prowess. He’s a household name in many homes and an athlete that many young people admire for his gifts on the hardwood. But long before Durant made history as a 2017 NBA Champion with the Golden State Warriors and recipient of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, he was a resident […]
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  • Gospel music publicist, Andrea René Williams, pens first book, “Live The Life You Sing About’

    By Sarah Hearn on August 8, 2017
     Andrea René Williams, a former GRAMMY Awards Project Manager, Berklee College of Music student and music business entrepreneur, understands the thought-provoking and sometimes competing interests of ministry and industry. It’s that unique dynamic and a desire for artists to keep what’s important front and center that compelled her to pen her first book, “Live The Life You Sing About: How […]
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  • Delegate Tony Knott’s Community Day gives back to the community

    By Sarah Hearn on August 7, 2017
    Maryland District 26 Delegate Tony Knotts, former County Council Chairman and Council Member for District 8, hosted “It’s a Family Affair” Community Day and Backpack giveaway for youth The event took place Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD 20744. Many community leaders were in attendance, including the Delegate Aisha Braveboy, Candidate for Delegate District 26, Leonard […]
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  • The City of Praise Family Ministries will host “Treasures of the Heart, A Woman’s Experience”

    By Sarah Hearn on July 29, 2017
    The City of Praise Family Ministries will host  “Treasures of the Heart, A Woman’s Experience”, August 9-13, 2017, at the City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Maryland. Speakers for “A Woman’s Experience” include: Cicely Tyson, Tony Award Winning Actress Yolanda Adams, Grammy Award Winning Gospel Singer Judge Glenda Hatchett, Founding Partner of The Hatchett Firm, star of the former […]
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  • Delegate Tony Knotts hosts Community Day & Backpack Giveaway

    By Sarah Hearn on July 27, 2017
    Maryland District 26 Delegate Tony Knotts, former County Council Chairman and Council Member for District 8, is hosting “It’s a Family Affair” Community Day and Backpack giveaway for youth in conjunction with community partners, Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners’ Association, Rosecroft Raceway, Old School Boxing, and St. Paul United Methodist Church. This event will take place on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at […]
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  • Dr. Edison O. Jackson retires from Bethune-Cookman University; leaves legacy of increased enrollments, operational surplus

    By Sarah Hearn on July 14, 2017
    Dr. Edison O. Jackson, Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president, will retire after 33 years of higher educational leadership on August 31st, 2017. Dr. Jackson brought a wealth of experience and knowledge in administering the affairs of educational institutions. Holding presidency roles at colleges in Newark, NJ, Compton, CA and Brooklyn, NY since 1983, Dr. Jackson came to B-CU a proven leader […]
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  • 2017 National African American Missions Conference (NAAMC) inspires missionaries

    By Sarah Hearn on June 27, 2017
    The National African American Missions Conference (NAAMC) held its 5th annual conference June 22-24 at McClean Bible Church in Vienna, VA. The conference theme, “Send Me” was designed to minister to the hearts of African Americans who have an interest in serving as missionaries and to provide resources to help them as they go out on the mission field. It […]
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  • Around Town: Youth Blossom Project groundbreaking in Brookland neighborhood

    By Sarah Hearn on May 28, 2017
    There’s anew urban farm in D.C.  On Saturday, May 27, Community Connections Youth Program hosted the Youth Blossom Project groundbreaking  took place in the Brookland neighborhood of the District .  The project is  a community urban farming intiative that aims to provide social, entreprenurial, and vocational skills for DC youth.   Cultivate the City, D.C.  Department of Behavioral Health,  D.C.  Department […]
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  • Entrepreneur, Vicky E. Lynch, launches ground-breaking, faith-based App to help children learn the Bible

    By Sarah Hearn on May 24, 2017
    The advancement of technology affords designers the opportunity to develop innovative and exciting new apps. The faith-based community is no exception. Vicky E. Lynch, an entrepreneur and visionary, took her love of the Bible, education, and her knowledge of technology and melded it into a ground-breaking, inspirational app just for kids ages 3-12 years old.   The app motivates children […]
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