*Earlier this week, Netflix released the “Beauty” trailer, a film that explores the dark side of fame. Set in the 1980s, the drama stars Gracie Marie Bradley as Beauty — a gifted singer struggling to maintain her voice and identity after she lands a lucrative recording contract. The recording contract triggered a fierce battle involving
*(CNN) — Two people were killed and one injured Thursday when a shooting erupted at a small church meeting in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, police said — the latest gun attack to unfold as Americans tried to go about their daily lives. A suspect, who was identified as Robert Finlay Smith, 70, is in
*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 .