Power of Prayer and Philanthropy: Lesson from the Young Adult Missionary Conference

 The power of prayer and the power of philanthropy converged and made a way for me and four other women from Arkansas to travel to South Africa to attend the 1st ever African Methodist Episcopal Church's Young Adult Missionary Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.Bishop Michael Mitchell and his wife Supervisor Cordelia Mitchell…

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Black History Month: John Handcox’s Songs of Resistance

Delta gospel, blues, and labor songs sprang from the fields where pain and resistance, strength and sorrow coexisted. The music that came from this place speaks to the land of milk and honey and the valley of dry bones. It speaks to the place where riches abound and poverty prevails. It speaks…

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Public Service Malpractice: From Words to Walls
(Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images) Trump signs Executive Action for building a wall.

Public Service Malpractice: From Words to Walls

The President’s official campaign slogan was, “Make America Great Again,” but the heart of that campaign and now his White House is “build a wall,” a physical wall. However, we must recognize the other walls that are constructed by words and actions. In addition to the White House planning to construct a…

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Are you a Drum Major?

The following is audio and the transcript is of a speech given by Andrea Price on January 15th, 2017 at Turner Chapel AME Church in Palmetto, FL. Tomorrow we will celebrate one of the nation’s great holidays, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. His writings, sermons and his personal story still…

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Resuscitating Hope

By Andrea Price I was only seven years old when Rev. Jessie Jackson gave the now famous, “Keep Hope Alive!” speech at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. I vividly remember the speech because I heard a voice through the television screen that had the cadence of preachers I’d heard in churches in…

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