There’s no place like home for every resident of Los Angeles except the 47,000 homeless men, women and children who, at sundown, make their way to a freeway underpass, dilapidated tent, or a local shelter in hopes of a good night’s sleep.
Time flies and for CeCe Winans who has spent the better part of the last several years building the Nashville Life Church she and her husband established and now co-pastor—that meant she hadn’t released an album in the last nine years.
The year was 2008. Rosalynn Brookins had hit her stride in life and couldn’t have been happier about it. She was studying theology, had begun preaching in and around Los Angeles, was raising her ten-year old son, Wellington, while caring for her late husband of 19 years, Bishop H. Hartford Brookins, and had just returned from a mission trip to Zambia. ’
Late last month, news broke that a deal between phone provider Sprint and Tidal had been finalized. Sprint paid $200 million to acquire 33% of the music streaming service. Tidal was launched in 2014 by Swedish company Aspiro. A year later, rapper and businessman Jay Z bought Tidal for $56 million and re-launched with the purpose of bringing artists and fans together through the exclusive use of artist content.
Last year, the big news surrounding the Academy Awards was the “Oscars So White Controversy” sparked by the second straight year no minorities were nominated in any of the four acting categories. Well, Oscar’s not so white this year as blacks were represented in all of the four acting categories.”
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has announced that Stephen A. Davis has been selected to secede the late Bishop Eddie Long as senior pastor. Davis had been serving as senior pastor, president and board chairman of New Birth Birmingham in Alabama and was named by Long as his successor before his death.