Via:  www.elev8.com // From Billboard by Gail Mitchell  |   February 24, 2010 4:16 EST When it was time to record his next Verity album, Marvin Sapp decided not to tamper with the live formula he used on his 2007 best seller, “Thirsty.” So on Oct. 16 last year, he returned to the same site-Resurrection Life Church […]

Via:  www.singersroom.com Grammy Award winning duo Mary Mary has broken the record for the longest chart-run by a group on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart ! According to Billboard, their hit single “God in Me” has spent 64 weeks on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, surpassing Dru Hill’s “In My Bed,” which spent 63 weeks […]

Via:  Elev8.com Living In Spirit & Truth: This Christian-based group is intended for all those who believe in living a better life spiritually, mentally, physically and in truth. We are here to educate ourselves through the foundations and principles of the bible and exercise them as a source of our living spiritually greater as God’s […]

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]

The NAACP elected a health care executive as its youngest board chairman Saturday, continuing a youth movement for the nation’s oldest civil rights organization.  Roslyn M. Brock, 44, was chosen to succeed Julian Bond. She had been vice chairman since 2001 and a member of the NAACP for 25 years. Brock works for Bon Secours Health Systems in Maryland as vice president […]

VIA:  AltheaGibson.Com Born August 25, 1927 in Silver, SC, A right-hander, grew up in Harlem. Her family was poor, but she was fortunate in coming to the attention of Dr. Walter Johnson, a Lynchburg VA physician who was active in the black tennis community. He became her patron as he would later for Arthur Ashe, […]

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In spite of the name, French fries are practically an American birthright. They’re offered as the first choice side dish with nearly every fast-food and sit-down chain meal available. But here’s the catch: In a recent study of 7,318 New York City patrons leaving fast food chains during the lunch hour, researchers learned that combo […]

New York, NY — According to Billboard magazine, gospel duo Mary Mary broke the record for the longest chart-run by a group on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with their Grammy winning single, “God in Me.” The hit record from their album, The Sound, has spent 64 weeks on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, surpassing […]

VIA: www.essence.com The Network of Politically Active Christians–a conservative African American group–recently held a press conference in Virginia to call attention to what they see as the “unethical, immoral and racist practices of the largest abortion provider in America,” Planned Parenthood. NPAC’s Dean Nelson executive director said PP has always targeted the Black community and […]

Via:  Elev8.com // Although they are more likely to describe themselves as more liberal the Hip Hop and Millennial generation believe almost as strongly if not more in the basic tenets of morality. A recent study conducted by the Marist College for Public Opinion in January before the Haitian Earthquake discovered the following interesting things. […]

Via:  Elev8.com // Last week I talked about how interracial dating can go wrong by citing a certain website that is designed exclusively for those desiring only interracial relationships. I noted how this can allow people to develop unhealthy, racially-based fetishes. Since then, some have brought up the question of whether or not interracial dating […]