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Wawa Welcome America Day 8: Enjoy Gospel Music With Yolanda Adams

Day 8 marks nearly the halfway point of the Wawa Welcome America Festival. There are two free events that are sure to brighten your day on Sunday, June 26, 2022. End your day with the moving and uplifting performance of Gospel on Independence from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Independence National Historic Park.
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Yolanda Adams Praises Kanye's 'Donda' for Billboard Awards Domination

Gospel music royalty Yolanda Adams has nothing but love for Kanye West after he recently cleaned up at the 2022 Billboard Awards with 6 Gospel trophies. We linked up with Yolanda outside SiriusXM Monday in NYC, and picked her brain about Ye taking home the artist, album and song trophies in both the Top Christian and Top Gospel categories.

Governor Cooper appoints Yolanda Adams to task force

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed local resident Yolanda Adams to the Task Force to Develop a Representative and Inclusive Vision for Education. In the announcement from the Governor's Office: Yolanda Adams of Boone as an educator, principal, superintendent, or other school or school district administration staff. Adams is a Family Resource Coordinator for Watauga County Schools and Co-Founder of Q’Pasa Appalachia. She was awarded the 2020 Baker/Jones Woman of the Year Award presented by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Yolanda Adams: Walls to Windows

"Approved." "Denied." These are the words Yolanda Adams heard as she waited to be approved for residency in the United States. When she was 8 years old, Yolanda first emigrated from Bogota, Colombia, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She and her mother came to live with her older brothers Mario and Manuel Ruiz. At the time, Yolanda was not a permanent resident. She stayed only for the duration of her tourist visa. When she returned to the United States, she was 17 years old; her mother petitioned for her residency.

New Edition, Yolanda Adams, Snoop Dogg, Ms. Lauryn Hill And Others Celebrated At The Black Music And Entertainment Walk Of Fame

The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) came out in full swing for its second biannual group of Black entertainers and trailblazers in Atlanta on February 17. Inductees Donald Lawrence (Gospel Male), Yolanda Adams (Gospel Female), Bebe and Cece Winans (Gospel Group), Snoop Dogg (Hip Hop Male), Ms. Lauryn Hill (Hip Hop Female), New Edition (Mainstream Male Group), Mary J. Blige (Mainstream Female) and Tyler Perry (Mainstream Mogul) now have engraved Crown Jewels of Excellence along the sidewalk on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in front of Mercedes-Benz Stadium.