The Academy Awards have announced its 2023 shortlist for Best Original Song. Rihanna, The Weeknd, Jazmine Sullivan and Givēon are among the 15 artists to have original motion picture recordings in the running to be nominated at the 95th Oscars. “Lift Me Up,” the lead single from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, was performed by Rihanna.
A former rebel chief became prime minister for a third time in a country long racked by political instability.
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A special edition looking back at 2022.
The authorities said an investigation was continuing but that “it is believed that extremely icy road conditions” caused the bus to roll over.
Ukrainians appeared intent on celebrating Christmas, even if scarce power left some cities darkened, save for generator-powered holiday light displays.
By Alexa Spencer, Word In Black After breastfeeding all four of her children, finding out in 2020 that she had breast cancer was the biggest shock of 32-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma resident Aisha Patterson’s life. She’d now become a part of the 9% of American women diagnosed with the disease before age 45. And, as a
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford, who earned the distinction of Nevada’s first African American State Senate Majority Leader, will lead the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) during the 118th Congress in January. Horsford, who won reelection to Nevada’s fourth congressional district in November, was announced as the
By Tiffany Ginyard, Special to the AFRO What do hip-hop, Baltimore club music and coping skills have in common? Jessica Fauntleroy, a local social worker, figured the combination could be a tool to teach children to be alert and self-aware. Furthermore, she thought a catchy wellness anthem for Black kids to bop to would be
By AFRO Staff, ataylorafro.com Tyrese Gibson gets caught up in “The System” in a new action packed film by Howard University grad Dallas Jackson. Gibson plays the role of Terry Savage, a forgotten veteran who valiantly served his country in the armed forces, but now struggles to pay for the medication his daughter desperately needs