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Yolanda Adams At The 2019 Soul Train Awards: Our Lady Of Soul Gets Candid On The State Of Gospel

Written by Diamond Alexis Yolanda Adams’ rise to gospel music iconism distinguished her on BET’s Soul Train Awards stage Sunday night (November 17).  But well before this honor, Adams’ industry emergence and longstanding Christian faith originated from the pulpits of her hometown. The Texas-bred vocalist spent her early gospel daysRead More →

Michigan Farmer Becomes Sixth Person in the State to Die After Contracting Mosquito-Borne EEE Virus

Michigan Farmer Dies from Mosquito-Borne EEE Virus | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close View image Michigan Farmer Becomes Sixth Person in the State to Die After Contracting Mosquito-Borne EEE Virus this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source Written By: Robyn MerrettRead More →

Prayers Up: Former Michigan State And Detroit Lions Wide Receiver Charles Rogers Dead At 38

Former Michigan State All-American and Detroit Lions #2 overall draft pick Charles Rogers has died, according to the Detroit Free Press.  Details surrounding his death are starting to emerge.  According to MLive.com, Rogers was battling cancer and liver disease and was reportedly awaiting a transplant.  Before starting for Michigan State,Read More →

San Diego State Freshman Dies in Mysterious Circumstances After Allegedly Attending Fraternity Event

San Diego State University Student Dies in Fraternity Incident | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close View image San Diego State Freshman Dies in Mysterious Circumstances After Allegedly Attending Fraternity Event this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source Written By: Joelle GoldsteinRead More →

Common Weighs In On The ‘Top 50 Rappers’ Debate And The Current State Of Hip-Hop

In 2019, Common is unarguably one of the most qualifiable rap veterans to speak on the current state of the genre. Preceded by his esteemed legacy of three Grammy wins and 16 Recording Academy nods, applauded hip-hop activism, widespread music industry reverence and his own record label imprint, the treasuredRead More →

Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Body To Lie In State At National Statuary Hall In Washington, DC

One day after hundreds gathered in celebration and to pay their last respects to Rep. Elijah Cummings, the highly respected congressman’s body will now lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.  According to congressional historians, Cummings appears to be the first Black lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S.Read More →