Marvin Sapp Recorded Live Album at Fort Worth Church

Marvin Sapp will recorded his 12th album live in Fort Worth in February at the new church where he pastors, Chosen Vessel Cathedral.  The multiple award-winning Gospel recording artist & preacher was named one of Billboard's 2019 Top 10 Gospel Artists.  He became Senior Pastor of Chosen Vessel in September 2019.

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Governor Greg Abbott appointed Fort Worth ISD Board of Education Trustee Daphne Brookins to serve a three-year term on the OneStar National Service Commission.

The appointment marks Brookins’ third assignment serving on the commission since 2013.

Governor Appoints Brookins to OneStar

New African-American Leaders Announced to Community

Newly appointed African American leaders in local government and corporations were introduced to the Fort Worth community last month at a special reception hosted by the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and the Texas A&M School of Law.

Held at the law school in downtown Fort Worth, new department heads at the City of Fort Worth as well as new executives at some of the area’s larger companies had a chance to meet other leaders in the city. Among the special guests were new city department heads Christina Brooks, director of diversity and inclusion; Reginald Zeno, finance director; William M. Johnson, director of transportation and public works; Kim Neal, police monitor; Victor Turner, neighborhood services director; and D. J. Harrell, acting development services director.

Other invited African American corporate leaders included: Kenneth Charles, chief inclusion and diversity officer for American Airlines; Dr. Karen Duncan, senior executive vice president and COO of JPS Health Network; Jeanelle Davis, Warrick Nance, Mark Grubb and Kalisha Holland of BNSF Railway; Stacey Stevenson, Taeshima White, David Herron, Elishia Williams and Candace Ellison of Charles; and Brook Thomas of Charles Schwab; and Brook Thomas of Lockheed Martin.

On hand to present a copy of the new postal stamp honoring singer Marvin Gaye was Falonda Woods, acting Postmaster General for Fort Worth.