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COOKIE DAY National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is observed annually on August 4. This is a day to enjoy those tasty bits of chocolate in your favorite cookies. For the same reason we thank Ruth Graves Wakefield for chocolate chips, we also celebrate her name on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.  For if it weren’t for her […]

The 28th Annual Midwest Black Family Reunion will be held August 19 – 21, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The celebration honors historic strengths and values of the Black Family and is the only Black Family Reunion remaining—drawing up to 20,000 visitors each year from across the country. Admission is free. National headliners include a rhythm […]

The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation announces its inductees and honorees for the annual GMA Honors Celebration set for Tuesday, May 10 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Inductees include Hezekiah Walker, Howard Rachinski, The Nelons and Russ Taff. The event also honors individuals and organizations that are impacting our culture both past and present. This year’s honorees […]

Christian TV host and actress Candace Cameron Bure and her husband, former National Hockey League star Valeri Bure, have been invited as the special guests of Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) during their White House Correspondents’ dinner, which will be held on April 30. Bure is best known for her work on “The View” and the […]

Coverage of Essence Black Women in Hollywood 2016 with Zendaya Coleman, Chris Rock, Keke Palmer, Kelly Rowland, Serayah, Thandie Newton, Garcelle Beauvais, Tia Mowry, Shonda Rhimes, Estelle, Lorraine Toussaint, Jurnee Smollett, Evan Ross, & Meagan Good, https://youtu.be/wi1W1XYH8zk source: Joy105.com

While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]

  Detroit Gospel has published the following promo for Bishop Marvin L. Sapp’s “Winter to Remember” 2016 Holy Convocation Conference. The theme is “Intentional Lifestyle.”…

The 64th annual National Day of Prayer is expected to have its largest number of participants in over 60 years Monday as political and religious…

First Lady Michelle Obama expressed the importance of an education, encouraged self-worth and cheered on the strength and beauty of black women at the fifth anniversary…

  Mark your calendars for December 5, 2014 and get to Orlando! Popular worship artist, songwriter and pastor William McDowell is hosting his 3rd Annual…

*L.A. Focus’ First Ladies High Tea held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills was a tremendous success. Over 1,000…

Get Ready Atlanta for the Biggest and Best Gospel Showcase in Atlanta Celebrating the 20th Year Anniversary for the Gospel Choice Awards & Honoring 100…