Urban Gospel Country Artist Al Mac Will 'Pray For Our Nation' Song, Ahead of its Time Amid George Floyd's Death and Coronavirus Pandemic
Los Angeles, CA — Urban Gospel Country singer and songwriter Al Mac Will, performed a timely song that she wrote entitled, Pray for Our Nation on February 27, 2020 at The Black Business Association (BBA) Salute To Black History Annual Awards Dinner.
When she wrote the song after September 11, 2001 attacks, little did she know that the song would increase its relevance 19 years later.
“I was moved to write the song because of the trouble in the world that we as a nation were facing from stolen ballot boxes to fixed elections to nine eleven this song was birthed from this trouble,” said Al Mac Will.
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BBA the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California, celebrated Black History Month (aka African American Heritage Month) in grand-fashion at the on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at the California African American Museum.
The evening was filled with joy and political awareness as they focused on this years’ theme “African Americans and The Vote,” that marked the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment. The BBA paid homage as they honored outstanding individuals who have made contributions in the advancement of the African-American vote. Honorees included; Hon. John Lewis; U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District, Hon. Sebastian Ridley-Thomas; Chief Strategist of the African American Voter Registration, Education, and Participation, Rev. William Barber II; National board of the NAACP, President of the NAACP’s North Carolina state chapter and Pastor Greenleaf Christian (Disciples of Christ), Hon. Willie Brown; Former California State Assembly and Mayor of San Francisco, Dr. Adrian Dove; President and CEO of the Kingdom Day Parade, Rev. Dr. Amos C. Brown; NAACP President of the San Francisco branch and Pastor of the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco, Alice A. Huffman; President of California & Hawaii NAACP and a member of the National Board of the NAACP, and Hon. Karen Bass; U.S. Representative for California 37th congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.
The year 2020 also marks the sesquicentennial of the Fifteenth Amendment (1870) and the right of black men to the ballot after the Civil War. The Black History Month theme, then, recognizes the struggle for voting rights among both black men and women throughout American history. It is an ongoing struggle experienced by people of color that continues into the 21st century.
About Al Mac Will
Stellar nominated, self-contained writer, producer, artist and songstress, Al Mac Will is destined to do God’s will for her life, through a new music genre Urban Country Gospel. Al Mac Will has ministered life-changing songs to thousands over the years; The Target Center (for the National Baptist Convention), The Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas, a packed house at the Forum in Inglewood, California for Faithful Central Bible Church, TBN, TV One Network, The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors, Bobby Jones Gospel on BET, and the world-famous Blue Bird Café in Nashville, to name a few.
About The Black Business Association
Celebrating 50 Years of service, the Black Business Association (BBA) was founded in 1970. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the oldest active ethnic business organization in the State of California, has been committed to ensuring that African American and other diverse business owners benefit from our advocacy efforts to impact, improve and implement policy that improves access to contracting and procurement opportunities with the public and private sector, in addition to providing access to financial resources. The BBA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.
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