UPDATED Saturday, September 27, 2014: Gospel singer James Fortune was among those who were added to the line up of the prayer breakfast. If you missed our live stream, you can replay the morning of praise and prayer in the video above.
Even if you haven’t been able to make it to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (aka “Black Caucus” or “CBC”) Sept. 24-27, in Washington, D.C. , you can still take part in the experience.
NewsOne is livestreaming the Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. (See above).
Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, world-renowned educator, community advocate and pastor of New York’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, will deliver the morning message of hope. Musical ministry will be provided by Richard Smallwood, and the Central State Chorus, led by James Smith.
Bookmark this page to view the livestream, or go to NewsOne.com/CBC.
And if you’ve just got to be there as they gather in the spirit of praise and progress, you can buy tickets here.
Other must-attend events include a Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts on Sept. 24 honoring Phylicia Rashad, Bill Withers and Dr. Alvin Poussaint; as well as the Phoenix Awards Dinner on Sept. 27 honoring Radio One chairperson and founder Catherine L. Hughes, civil rights leader Wade Henderson, boxer and activist Muhammad Ali; editor, writer and producer Susan L. Taylor; and chairman of FE Holdings, Inc.,Robert L. Wright, Jr. President Barack Obama will give the keynote address at the Phoenix Awards banquet. NewsOne is a part of the Radio One family of media outlets.
Check NewsOne for coverage of the highlights of Black Caucus week.