Bill Duke brings his years of talent and experience to direct and executive produce The Mahalia Jackson Story, a music biopic chronicling the life of…
Bill Duke brings his years of talent and experience to direct and executive produce The Mahalia Jackson Story, a music biopic chronicling the life of the woman who rose from her poverty and obscurity to become the world’s greatest gospel singer and a music icon and legend. Getting her story to the screen has been […]
The march was organized by the “Big Six” leaders of the civil rights movement: A. Philip Randolph, Whitney M. Young, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther King,…
Mahalia Jackson is called the Queen of Gospel for good reason. She had the soul and booming voice that could make even the hardest heart soften. She was born October 26, 1911 and died January 27, 1972. She gave gospel music a place on the front stage as she appeared on the Variety and Talk […]
There are moments captured on film which leave an invaluable social etching on the soul of society. Gospel music is one form of music that has been used over the years in movies to set the tone.
Fantasia Barrino wants to put a stop to pregnancy rumors, but she does admit to putting on the pounds, saying it’s for a role in a new film she’ll be starring in. Fantasia’s manager Brian Dickens told RadarOnline.com: “Fantasia is 100% not pregnant. The only thing she’s pregnant with is prosperity.” “In fact, she’s just […]
VIA: Milwaukee Courier With a voice that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said “comes along once in a millennium,” the legend that is Mahalia Jackson is celebrated in “A Gospel Calling: Mahalia Jackson Sings,” gracing DVD April 13 from Infinity Entertainment Group. Born into poverty in 1911, Mahalia Jackson’s throaty, fervent, rich and distinctive […]