If you or your praise dance team could use $1000, you may want to enter the second annual “Praise It Up” dance competition. Auditions will be held in April and the competition is tentatively slated for June 2010, in Los Angeles. Last year’s competition was held at Bethlehem Temple Church in Rialto, CA. The winner […]

Via:  NewsOne.com // PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Grieving families are watching workers recover the bodies of loved ones as Haiti’s death roll rises, while aid groups focusing on the living struggle to find tents and sites to erect them for all the people streaming out of Port-au-Prince. It could take experts weeks to search out sites […]

Via:  NewsOne.com // From CNN: Los Angeles, California — Friday night’s star-studded “Hope for Haiti” telethon has raised a record-breaking $58 million, with more donations continuing to pour in from around the world, the benefit’s organizers announced Saturday. The preliminary figure is a record for donations made by the public through a disaster relief telethon, […]

Via:  TheUrbanDaily.com // If you missed last night’s “Hope For Haiti” telethon, your television must have been turned off as it was on every channel.  Check out some of the performance highlights from the telethon below! GIVE HAITI QUAKE RELIEF! Jay-Z, Rihanna, The Edge, Bono “Stranded” Justin Timberlake & Matt Morris “Hallelujah” Beyoncé “Halo” Jennifer […]

Listen to the interview with Miss Community Clovia and listener Danny Yates, who recently returned from Haiti from his mission trip with St. Bridges Catholic Church. http://kissrichmond.com/external/js/audio/21821/ The “Heart For Haiti” rally was a huge success on Thursday, January 21st.  National Recording and local artist donated and performed live.  Mayor Dwight C. Jones and CEO […]

Amidst the war on terror, the healthcare crisis, a struggling economy and the recent tragedy in Haiti, our first African American president, Barack Obama will stand before Congress on Wednesday, January 27 and deliver his first State of the Union Address. Beginning at 9:00 p.m.* BET, CENTRIC, and BET.com will carry BET NEWS PRESENTS: THE […]

Seven-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Kirk Franklin Assembles Gospel Music All-Stars for an Inspiring Song to Aid Relief Efforts in Haiti “Are You Listening” features performances by GRAMMY, Stellar and Dove Award Winners CeCe Winans, BeBe Winans, Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, Shirley Caesar, Fred Hammond, Smokie Norful, Marvin Sapp, Karen Clark-Sheard, and many others […]

Via:  Elev8.com // ATHENS, Texas (BP)–A Southern Baptist church was one of two churches in the Athens, Texas, area heavily damaged by what investigators believe were arson fires set in the early morning hours Jan. 12, marking the third such church fire in a week near the East Texas city. From Baptist Press Local authorities […]

Premiering on Easter Sunday, April 4 at 9:00 p.m.* BET’s hit singing competition, SUNDAY BEST returns for a third season of higher praise and tougher competition. Hosted by gospel legend Kirk Franklin, the new season welcomes gospel recording artists, Pastor Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams to the stellar team of judges including returning multi-award winning […]

As the world continues to come together to help the Haitian community in rebuilding their country as they mourn the lost of thousands of family members and friends, the Gospel community is pulling together to help the Haitian community. The initial call came from Minister Kirk Franklin as he addressed a star studded crowd during […]

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s Washington Watch, has released a new book that chronicles his experience reporting on President Barack Obama’s historic ascendancy to the highest office in the land. The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House begins in December 2006 – when Obama had yet to announce his candidacy – […]