By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com The multi-talented Henry Louis Gates Jr. continues to put forth notable work for the Black community. The popular […] The post New documentary by Henry Louis Gates Jr. debuts ahead of ninth season of ‘Finding Your Roots’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
By Malik Brown | RollingOut.com Singer Willie Spence, who finished in second place on Season 19 of American Idol in 2021, died in a car crash in Tennessee on Oct. 11. He was 23-years-old. […] The post #NNPA BLACKPRESS IN MEMORIAM: ‘American Idol’ runner-up killed in car crash at 23 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deepa Bharath, The Associated Press Jehovah’s Witnesses have restarted their door-to-door ministry after more than two-and-a-half years on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, reviving a religious practice that […] The post Knock, knock: Jehovah’s Witnesses resume door-to door work appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, Special to the AFRO As August draws to a close, back-to-school preparations are kicking into high gear. Teachers and school systems across the country are making arrangements […] The post Baltimore schools prep for a school year with COVID-19, safety and teacher shortage concerns appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black Even in a school year derailed by a pandemic, Black students were disciplined at higher rates than white students across the country. Using statewide […] The post School Discipline in Black and White appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black people make up 20% of the overall Muslim population in the United States — and organizations like North Carolina’s Muslim Women For are inspiring them to create change. by […] The post #Faithworks: Meet the Faith-Based Group Mobilizing Black Muslims to Vote appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
To Be Equal #41: House Oversight Committee’s Revelations are Merely the Tip of Trump’s Iceberg of Graft
By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “The exorbitant rates charged to the Secret Service and agents’ frequent stays at Trump-owned properties raise significant concerns about the […] The post To Be Equal #41: House Oversight Committee’s Revelations are Merely the Tip of Trump’s Iceberg of Graft appeared first on AFRO American
By AFRO Staff Homecoming Day arrived at Morgan State University on Oct. 8, bringing thousands of alumni, friends and family back to the grounds where they first formed the ties […] The post Morgan State University alumni return to their roots for Homecoming Day 2022 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO The AFRO American Newspapers recently hosted a Chicken Boxx livestream titled, “Speak Your Truth,” where the Executive Director Lenora Howze and Managing Editor Rev. […] The post Tracing ancestors: unique personal journeys shared by AFRO staff appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Houston Defender, Word in Black The AFRO’s October Special Edition is all about the roots of our culture, our family lineage and the return to old ways and […] The post Top 10 must-see Black documentaries appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .