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About Melanie Pratt

Melanie began her career in radio when she joined the on-air staff at Praise 100.9 in 2006. She is a three-time Stellar Award nominee for Gospel Announcer of the Year, a preliminary judge for BET’s hit show Sunday Best, and has been recognized in Who’s Who in Black Charlotte. In 2013, she was an inaugural recipient of the Stellar Woman of Gospel Award for her contribution behind the scenes in the gospel industry. In 2015, she was awarded the 1st Melvin Crispell Gospel Heritage Award and was recognized as one of ten Most Influential Radio Personalities by the Gospel Music Industry Round-up. And in 2016 she was awarded Radio Show of The Year by the Queen City Music Awards. A self-proclaimed foodie - in particular tacos - and founder of the Foodie Flash Mob, Melanie had the pleasure of serving as judge of the Carolina Food Truck Chow Down. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Harvest Center, a transitional program for the homeless and underserved in Charlotte. Melanie is an ordained Elder in the Life Center Fellowship where she and her husband Bryan, serve as Young Adult Pastors.


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via NewsOne Though the House of Representatives made history last night by passing a sweeping health care reform bill, this fight is far from over. President Obama still has to sign the overhaul into law, and once he does so there remain several “fixes” to be made to the bill and a great deal of […]

Among the outspoken African-American political and social figures that have criticized President Obama for not doing more for black Americans in these tough economic times, Al Sharpton has emerged as the voice of support for Obama’s presidential initiatives designed to help all Americans. According to an article written for The Wall Street Journal, “President Barack […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER For some Christians, and even non-Christians, Lent is like a second New Year’s Resolution. They use the time to give up bad habits such as smoking, drinking and chocolate. Charlotte Observer special correspondent Amber Veverka looks at how other Christians use the time to meditate on life, death and the resurrection of […]

Stellar-award winning former Commissioned singer Marvin Sapp’s new album Here I Am is certain to be a hit based on the strength of the already-proven first single “The Best In Me.”

via by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso A new poll shows that  79% of kids ages 11-14 surveyed have been in or are currently in a relationship and more than half (56%) feel it is important for people their age to have a boyfriend or girlfriend. Of those who are dating, 53% of kids ages 11-14 […]

via The iPad might be an expensive device, but Mervis Diamond Importers has done its part to ensure Apple’s pricing will always look cheap. The company announced on its site recently that it will offer a Diamond iPad for $19,999.

VIA: In our continuing efforts to celebrate the women who shape our world, we take a look back at 10 women who shaped 2008. 10. Christina Norman –  Norman may be the most powerful black woman in media that most don’t know. That won’t be the case for long, however. She departed her post […]

VIA: Although we’re sure you may be slightly traumatized from a hair color gone wrong experience at least once in life, rest assured that there’s no longer the need to hide your mane in fear. In fact, most at home hair color brands have raised the bar in tress coloring technology, so there’s no […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER COLUMBIA – When Juanita Goggins became the first black woman elected to the S.C. legislature in 1974, she was hailed as a trailblazer and twice visited the president at the White House. Three decades later, she froze to death at age 75, a solitary figure living in a rented house four miles […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Organizers say 700 people showed up Tuesday, the first day of registration for a massive food giveaway on March 20 at The Park Expo Center on Independence Boulevard. The international relief group Feed the Children intends to give away $1.4 million in food to 3,200 low-income families. Each family gets a voucher […]

Holy Hip Hop: Street Gospel 101 shows that you can love the Lord and hip hop at the same time. Check out a music sampler.

VIA: This week marks the 35th commemoration of International Women’s Day (Monday), celebrated by the United Nations. This year’s theme is “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, Progress for all.” As a woman, I am grateful that for one day out of 365, women are recognized for our achievements. But outside of this special day and […]