About Ron Thompson

Today we honor Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A national holiday was declared for the former minister and civil rights movement leader with a huge statue on the national mall, not far from his famous “I Have A Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

One of the things we could take away from those who boycotted buses and lunch counters during the civil rights struggles of the fifties and sixties is not to give credit where credit wasn’t due. Not one black actor was nominated during the 88th Academy Awards. When Blacks couldn’t sit where they wanted on the […]

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is not willing to cooperate with the FBI when it comes to allowing the organization a backdoor to it’s encryption process that protects customers personal information.  Calling it a threat to data security, Cook contents this information, even in the FBI’s hands could give them access to your health records, financial […]

This past Saturday Praise 104.1 held it’s fourth annual First Ladies Tea awards at Camelot by Martin’s in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The First Ladies Tea Awards honors the top 20 first ladies in the DMV for outstanding work in the community as voted by listeners. The first ladies were treated to performances by Echelon Knoxx, […]

  Please click here to watch a livestream of Apostle C.L. Long’s funeral happening now. Today was supposed to be a day where we celebrated pastors in the greater Washington metropolitan area for outstanding work in the community. Seventeen pastors were honored at our annual prayer breakfast at Martin’s Crosswinds. At some point during the performance […]

Praise 104.1 finished up its Black History Month brunch series with Pastor Charles Jenkins. Despite weather conditions hampering artists from making previous performances, today’s temperature of around 47 degrees must have felt like spring compared to the single digit numbers this past week. Pastor Jenkins performed his number one single “Awesome” and his new song […]

Praise 104.1 brought in the New Year with a watch party from Hope Christian in Beltsville, Maryland. Those in attendence were asked to bow on their knees and ask to accept Jesus for blessings in 2015.

What a way to kick off the summer of praise than aboard the Spirit of Washington. That’s just what 500 guests did while enjoying a delicious buffet and performances from Praise 104.1 Sunday Joy host Byron Cage, Seven Sons of Soul and Anastasia. Seven Sons performed Be Encouraged, Run On, I’ll Be Praying For You […]

Uncle Reese, the young man that gave us “Until I Pass Out” is back with a new single. Tell us what you think about “I Can’t Help Myself” featuring Jor’Dan Armstrong.

Chante’ Moore stopped by Praise 104.1 to talk about her new single “Jesus I Want You” from her CD “More Is More”. She’s in studio with Cheryl Jackson.

Pageant queen, Ms. Dominique Cooper will be chatting with Byron Cage tomorrow, August 3rd. She is the present Miss Black Florida USA and will be competing for the national title, Miss Black USA in less than a week. Dominique has not only excelled academically, in which she holds degrees in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Electrical […]

It was a picture perfect day at Six Flags America in Mitchellville, Maryland for Praise In The Park. The kick off event of the summer featured Luther Barnes and the Red Bud Choir, VaShawn Mitchell and Gerald Scott and Company. Amusement rides, food, family, fun and music was the order of the day. Despite  the […]