Bobbi Kristina’s Aunt Leolah Brown Removed From Funeral

Bobbi Kristina Brown, photo source: flickr user

Leolah Brown was removed from the funeral of her late niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Saturday after causing stir when she interrupted Pat Houston, who was preparing to speak at memorial service at St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Ga., ET reports. Leolah, who is a sister of R&B singer Bobby Brown, who is Bobbi […]

National Black Family Month

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Jarrell Tarpley, a family man, husband to Cleo Spann Tarpley and father to Deven Tarpley.  He is also the only son of Sister Tarpley and he knows that he is blessed.

By Sis. Shirley Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor “It’s in the blood”, was a favorite saying of my oldest sibling Eloyd Demus Avery, when a family member looked like someone in the family or acted like someone in the family. You may not have parents alive any more or even some sibling, but I can say […]

MegaFest’s International Faith & Family Film Festival will feature 10 films

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The International Faith & Family Film Festival is a first-class gathering of high-level entertainment executives, notable Hollywood directors, screenwriters and actors that features exclusive movie screenings and events. It is a major component of MegaFest, a multi-day family festival featuring faith, empowerment and entertainment activities that was founded nine years ago by Bishop T.D. Jakes. […]

Congresswoman Johnson Congratulates Dallas Executive Airport, Recipient of a Grant in Excess of $6.5M

WASHINGTON, DC – Thursday, July 30th,  Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that Dallas Executive Airport was awarded $6.57 million in grant funds by the City of Dallas and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant. The award was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission. The funds granted will be used for the second phase of runway reconstruction and […]

Dancing In The Summer Rain


By: Dr. James L. Snyder This is the time of the year when rain is a frequent visitor, especially in the afternoon. It is then that a person is tempted to go outside and dance in the rain. One famous singer was so caught up with a rainy afternoon that he did his famous, “Singing […]

The Browns and Houstons still feuding at Bobbi Kristina funeral

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Family members from both the Browns and Houstons gathered in the Atlanta area on Saturday, Aug. 1, to pay their respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, who died on July 26. People reports that the private ceremony took place at the Saint James United Methodist Church in Atlanta […]

Legionnaires’ death toll climbs with 4 dead in NYC

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The Legionnaires’ outbreak in New York City continues to spread, as another person has died and eight more people were reported to be affected by the disease. New figures released by New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Saturday show four people have now died from the disease and 65 people have […]

Dallas ISD announces New Deputy Chief of School Leadership

Stephanie Elizalde - New DISD Deputy Chief of School Leadership

DALLAS – Stephanie Elizalde, a proven schools leader in the Dallas Independent School District and throughout Texas, has been named the district’s Deputy Chief of School Leadership. Elizalde, formerly an assistant superintendent of school leadership in Dallas ISD, will work alongside Chief of School Leadership Robert Bravo in support of increasing achievement and improving instruction at all […]

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