The legendary Lady Tramaine Hawkins started singing with The Edwin Hawkins Singers when she was just 17 years old. She went on to lend her voice to Walter Hawkins’ Love Center Chorale, leading some of his biggest hits like “Changed” and “Goin’ Up Yonder.” Not only did she become a Love Alive staple, but she […]

I have been blessed to be in this radio industry going on 3 decades. When I look back on the many people I have had the opportunity to encounter, it is inspiring. I remember their stories, the wisdom they shared with me, the laughs we had on and off the air, and the inspiration they […]

Community News

In this episode, Denise Hill chats with Lorenita Lucas, a cancer survivor and Lead Ambassador for American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk DC on October 2, 2016. Registration opens at 9:00 am and the walk begins at 10 am at the Washington Monument. The walk is non-competitive/wheelchair accessible and FREE! Register at Open to all ages. […]

On this episode, Denise Hills chats with Shrita Sterling-Hernandez, Vice President of Communications, and Dr. Kwamme Anderson, Vice President of Programs for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. They discussed what’s in store for this year’s annual Legislative Conference taking place September 14 – 18, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. For more information and […]

Community News, Domestic Violence

On this edition, Denise Hill discusses the important issue of Domestic Violence with an organization doing some very important work providing shelter and improving the lives of women who have experienced domestic violence – My Sister’s Place. Clothesline Project – October 7th from 10 am – 3 pm In 1990, domestic violence advocates in Massachusetts […]

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Denise Hill sat down with Tawana LaMar, President of the Northern Virginia chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, and ovarian cancer survivor Chenille Holloman. National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Mission:   The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer, and to […]

It’s back to school time! Many youth are still in need of the required immunizations in order to start the school year. Dr. Lee Beers offers her expertise on the importance of kids receiving their proper immunizations. Dr. Lee Ann Savio-Beers is the Medical Director for Municipal and Regional Affairs within Children’s National Health System’s […]

#BlackLivesMatter, Community News

In this edition of Community Affairs, Denise Hill interviews the newly installed President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives; and Brian Jordan, Chief of Police at Howard University. There have been several incidences of African-Americans being killed by law enforcement in the news as of late. This interview explores the #BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter […]

Grammy Award-winning gospel rapping superstar Lecrae visited the Praise 104.1 studios recently and talked to our very own Denise Hill about transcending labels and boxes that can limit what faith-guided music artists are supposed to be. He also talks about his new album Anomaly and what he’s learning about himself since become a successful entertainer. RELATED: […]

From (l to r) Erica Baca, Orlando Croft, Alicia Mathews and Erica Smith of St. Jude; Anthony Brown, Traci Braxton, VaShawn Mitchell, Denise Hill, Cheryl Jackson and Byron Cage of Praise 104.1 and Thomas Clay at St. Jude Radiothon 2013 in Silver Spring, Maryland. DC artists united to raise funds to help children beat cancer. […]