Saturday, October 31, 2020

How Kirk Franklin is Pushing the Boundaries of Gospel

By Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker It’s hard to describe in a word what Kirk Franklin does for a living. Franklin, forty-six, is the most successful...

Golden Globes 2017: Black-ish Star Tracee Ellis Ross Wins Best Actress in a TV...

by Natalie Stone, People Tracee Ellis Ross won the award for best actress in a TV series, comedy at Sunday evening’s Golden Globe Awards. The black-ish star was up...

Pharrell and Ellen discuss gospel singer Kim Burrell’s sermon — watch

In addition to contributing music to its soundtrack, Pharrell Williams is a producer of the film Hidden Figures, which tells the story an African American mathematician whose...

In Hip-Hop, Inspiration Arrived by Way of Kirk Franklin

by JON CARAMANICA Kirk Franklin first came to crossover prominence in the mid-to-late 1990s as part of the first wave of gospel artists to take the...

TSU pulls Kim Burrell show after comments about homosexuals

HOUSTON -- Gospel singer Kim Burrell says she isn't apologizing for a sermon at a Houston church where she referred to gays and lesbian sex...

Shirley Caesar supports Kim Burrell as comments expose rift in Black churches

Recent comments by Kim Burrell exposing her views on homosexuality are causing a rift within the Black community. In a now infamous video of her speaking at...

A gangsta’s hip-hop redemption

by Marcus Thompson | The Christian Chronicle OAKLAND, Calif. — Life as a noted Oakland rapper and street hustler left Anthony Nelson with a wealth of harrowing tales....

Ellen DeGeneres bans Kim Burrell after homophobic comments

Ellen DeGeneres has said Kim Burrell will not appear on her show after the gospel singer made homophobic comments. Burrell referred to "the perverted homosexual spirit" during...

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Beloved Harlem pastor dies of coronavirus

By: Ayana Harry HARLEM — The longtime pastor of Harlem’s Macedonia Baptist Church, Reverend Isaac Graham, passed away Sunday...

Nearly 3 dozen who attended Arkansas church event test positive for coronavirus

By Janelle Griffith Nearly three dozen people who attended a recent children's event at a church in Arkansas have tested...

Coronavirus: Solid Rock Church holding services despite social distance warnings

MONROE  — Some congregations throughout Ohio are stirring controversy by continuing in-person services despite Gov. Mike DeWine's order banning such large gatherings.
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