Virginia Union University Student Bishop Hezekiah Walker to Launch a Gospel Music Center on the HCBU Campus…

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I love it when entertainers find meaningful ways to give back to communities which is why I’m featuring Bishop Hezekiah Walker today! See the an excerpt of the ABC News article “Hezekiah Walker looks to bring gospel music center to HBCU” below:

LOS ANGELES — Hezekiah Walker became a student at Virginia Union University two years ago, but the Grammy-winning gospel singer took his collegiate experience to the next level by opening a gospel music center on the campus.

He will lead the Hezekiah Walker Center of Gospel Music at Virginia Union University, in Richmond, Virginia. It’s being dubbed as the first academic center focused on gospel music at an historically Black college or university where students can learn the cultural and business aspects of the genre and industry.

Walker said the center — which opens in Spring 2022 — would provide a tremendous outlet to “house our music.”

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