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April 9, 2017

Jonathan McReynolds, Anthony Brown, Travis Greene, VaShawn Mitchell, and More Set To Perform At 2017 Chicago Gospel Festival June 2nd-3rd

The 32nd annual Chicago Gospel Festival 2017 line up has been announced, and Jonathan McReynolds, Anthony Brown, Travis Greene, VaShawn Mitchell and more are scheduled to perform. The free admission festival, running June 2-3 in Millennium Park (Randolph and Michigan)... Continue Reading →


Russell Wilson on Baby’s Upcoming Arrival: “It’s Going To Be a Blessing”

Christian athlete Russell Wilson, who is expecting his first child with wife Ciara, is excited about being a father. The quarterback shared with People that it’s going to be a blessing! “We have another little one on the way so it’s... Continue Reading →

TV One To Premiere ‘The Lost Souls Cafe’ Starring Loretta Devine on Easter Sunday

TV One is gearing up to present the film adaptation of Donald B. Welch’s inspirational stage play, The Lost Souls Café, on Easter Sunday. The musical drama will star Loretta Devine, Christian Keyes from Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners, Kiki Haynes... Continue Reading →

Tim Tebow Is Making Home Runs In the Minor League

Tim Tebow hit his second home run in three games on Sunday — and this time he did not require a pit stop at second base. Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy winner turned longshot New York Mets prospect, hit a... Continue Reading →

Somalia’s New Military Chief Survives Car Bomb Attack That Kills 13 Others

Somalia's new military chief survived a suicide car bomb attack Sunday just moments after he was sworn in with a mandate to launch a new offensive against Islamic extremists. Thirteen people were killed the attack. Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale had... Continue Reading →

U.S. Soldier Killed in While Conducting Anti-ISIS Operations in Afghanistan

An American special forces soldier has been killed while conducting operations against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, the US military said. The US-backed Afghan military has vowed to wipe out the group in its strongholds in the eastern province... Continue Reading →

Airstrike Kills 15 Civilians Near Syria’s Raqa

At least 15 civilians, including four children, were killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike on Saturday near the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 17 people were... Continue Reading →

Gospel Great Richard Smallwood Headlines Trinity Baptist Church’s 100th Anniversary Concert

Gospel legend, Richard Smallwood is headlining Trinity Baptist Church’s 100th year anniversary gospel concert on Sunday, April 9th. The concert will also feature the Trinity Baptist Church Mass Choir directed by Roland Hamilton and the Gospel Music Workshop of America Contemporary Adult... Continue Reading →

Indian TV Presenter Finds Out About Husband’s Death in Car Accident During Live News Report

An Indian news presenter tragically found out about her own husband’s death during a breaking news report on live TV, reports say. Supreet Kaur, a presenter with IBC24 in Chhattisgarh, realised her partner was involved in a fatal car crash... Continue Reading →

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