NASHVILLE, TN (May 5, 2020) – – Billboard #1 recording artist and multiple Stellar Award-nominee Bryan Popin offers a live home worship quarantine experience with the music video release of his latest single “Beautiful Savior” featuring BET Sunday Best Winner and multiple Stellar Award winner TASHA. Popin composed the track and collaborated with super-producer AyRon […]

Source: courtesy of Troy Sneed / For Lamplighter Awards 2017 courtesy of Troy SneedWith an extremely heavy heart, we ask that everyone keep the family of Gospel Music Recording artist, Producer and Executive Director of Emtro Records Troy Sneed in prayer.  Our dear friend lost his fight with COVID-19.  After being placed in ICU and […]

(Black PR Wire) Times of crisis bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. Celebrities are no exception. While plenty of famous people have been rightly mocked for cringeworthy quarantine behavior, some stars are truly justifying the public’s love. The coronavirus has left millions of Americans without jobs, health-care workers overwhelmed […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK– “New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell bravely recommended yesterday that no large events take place in New Orleans in 2020, and ESSENCE fully supports that decision. After continued monitoring of the evolving developments in the COVID-19 global pandemic and remaining in close contact and collaboration with our partners in the City […]

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA — Faith is a pillar of hope, and for many Americans it has been a powerful reason for their continued success during these challenging times. The Administration, along with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and other SBA leaders, recognized the need to support faith-based organizations and have clarified their ability to […]

(Los Angeles, CA) April 13, 2020 – In light of COVID-19, Emmy and 2x NAACP Image Award winner Loni Love has been providing fans an opportunity to escape for an hour a day. #QuarantineWithLoni is an Instagram Live series (via @ComicLoniLove) in which Love brings on fans to chat about how they are dealing with the […]

The black church in America is older than the country itself. The first black churches were formed in this country in the early 1770s, some as early as 1773. Since that time, the black church has endured and eventually overcome every crisis that this country has seen. The COVID-19 crisis is different. For the first […]

Resurrection Sunday 2020, will long be remembered for many reasons, including not being able to physically attend church because of the impact of COVID-19 and the death of Bishop Gerald Glenn, senior pastor of The New Deliverance Evangelistic Church.   Bishop Glenn, died over the weekend on Saturday from illness related to COVID-19. Bishop Glenn founded […]

New York, NY (April 12, 2020) – Today, BET announces an array of high impact initiatives to support communities of color impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Black Americans are being disproportionately harmed by the health and financial devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. BET, in partnership with the NAACP, United Way Worldwide, leaders in the […]

Master P is helping senior citizens in his hometown of New Orleans stay protected during the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to TMZ, any New Orleans citizen over 60-years-old can sign up for a deep cleaning of their home and receive two types of hand sanitizers. All services are free with a proof of residency. “A lot […]

BetterMed Urgent Care is offering COVID-19 test sites in the Richmond area and Fredericksburg communities. Both communities have been requesting assistance during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. So BetterMed responsed by providing curbside COVID-19 testing and examinations at several locations. This service follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. During my interview […]

Stress, anxiety or depression may take root at a time where social distancing and self-isolation have become a way of life. However, there are a few great ways to help maintain or recover your emotional health. Here are 9 helpful tips to get the ball rolling!