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Registration is now underway for The 2nd Annual Sheila Stewart High School Gospel Choir Competition. The Grand Prize is $1,000 and “official” bragging rights! Entry deadline is Thursday, September 3rd, 2009. The event will be held at Community of Hope Church located at 3701 Branch Avenue, Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748. There is no registration fee. […]

(Washington, DC) — Faith-based groups involved in the initiative called “40 Days for Health Reform” in support of President Obama?s health care plan are observing this weekend as “Health Care Sermon Weekend.” Baptist Press says the organizations involved in the initiative are attempting to frame health care as a moral issue. Some of the groups […]

Prince George’s County Public Schools encourages parents and community members to get involved in the education process! Kick off the school year on August 24 by being a role model in the lives of children. Escort children to school that day, meet them at school as they exit their bus, or visit them in class. […]

(Baltimore, MD) — The economy has gotten so bad even churches are feeling the pinch. University Baptist Church in Baltimore says congregants are donating less and the need for financial help is growing. This is the worst it has been for religious organizations in the last 30 years. Earlier this summer, the Archdiocese of Baltimore […]

For Immediate Release August 11, 2009 Contact: Coffi Bell 301.429.3263 Radio One, Inc. Founder & Chairperson Cathy Hughes receives Kappa Alpha Psi Humanitarian Award with President Barack Obama Washington, DC August 4, 2009 Kappa Congressman John Conyers congratulates Cathy Hughes of Radio One on her receiving the Kappa Alpha Psi Humanitarian Award Washington, DC– Radio […]

Tuesday, August 11 at 11:30 am, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Alumnus Ben E. King joins Angel to talk about the 12th annual Stand By Me Celebrity Golf Tournament August 16-17 at the Lansdowne Golf Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. In 1997, the Stand By Me Foundation, a non-profit (501)c(3) organization was created. The mission […]

VIA GOSPEL FLAVA: Vickie Winans to Host BET Comedy Series — Legendary recording artist Vickie Winans has signed on to host BET’s new comedy series A Time To Laugh. The new show will focus on clean comedy from Winans and other G-rated comedians while highlighting inspirational music. The series is set for a January 2010 […]

Tune in to WYCB Spirit 1340 AM today at 2:30 to hear Jay Bryant interview Music One Recording artist Jeff Majors and DAP Music artist LaShell Griffin. They will be on talk about their new single “Broken Vessel” and the debut of the new Jeff Majors CD “Sacred Eight,” the latest edition in his Sacred […]

(Baltimore, MD) — A former Maryland pastor will spend the next three years in prison for tax violations. Prosecutors say in 2006, Otis Ray Hope lied to get a $1.75-million loan for Shiloh Ministries of Hagerstown. He was also convicted of tax evasion charges related to Shiloh Ministries. In addition, Hope stole money from Montrose […]

Get your first look at the trailer for Tyler Perry’s new movie, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself,” based on the hit stage play of the same name. The movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Mary J. Blige and Gladys Knight and looks like it’s going to be another blockbuster for the talented Mr. Perry […]