*A recent study indicates that Black women using hair and beauty products are at a high risk of developing breast cancer. These hair and beauty products explicitly marketed to Black women are said to contain a dangerous class of toxic chemicals that has been linked to an increase in breast cancer risk. Additionally, the chemicals
A new Verzuz event has been announced, and it’s being dubbed “A Night of R&B.” Entering the ring as headliners are Mario and Omarion. The two R&B gents, who made breakthroughs in the mid-2000s, will run through their hits and fan favorites on Thursday, June 23, at 9 p.m. ET. The upcoming Verzuz card also
The 2022 Something in the Water Festival is taking place June 17-June 19 in Washington, D.C. For those unable to attend, Amazon Music is streaming the festival live on its Twitch account. The three-day festival features performances by R&B acts such as Usher, Ashanti (with Ja Rule), 6LACK, Chloe x Halle, Jon Batiste, Lucky Daye
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. News Editor Black Lives Matter – three words have galvanized millions of people from all races, religions and cultures around the planet to spontaneously spill […] The post D.C.’s Black Lives Matter Plaza – what is the message today? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer Juneteenth is a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth” commemorating the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce that thousands of […] The post Juneteenth: are we free in every way? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David Carr, WordinBlack On June 19, the United States will celebrate Juneteenth for the second time as a federal holiday. But for Black America, Juneteenth has long been seen […] The post #WordinBlack: Juneteenth and America’s racial soap opera appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David Lance, AFRO MDDC Intern Author David Miller knows a thing or two about reaching back into your past to inform the future. Right now he is once again […] The post Author David Miller returns to Africa to develop a new curriculum for students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black The days of legal segregation in the U.S. are past us, but Black folks continue to feel the health effects of racist policies that […] The post Food deserts are deliberate, but Black farmers are fighting back appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
(New York – June 6th 2022) Nashville raised singer-songwriter Lauren Minear’s new single “Last Generation” is due for global release this Friday 10th June and can be pre-saved here. Written by Lauren Minear and Cristal Barrera and produced by The Online Recording Studio and Studio GRC, “Last Generation” is an atmospheric anthem which channels Lauren’s
The people toiling in Ukraine’s cemeteries and morgues bear a silent burden as they handle the war’s growing toll.