Jayye Michael, son of legendary R&B singer Coko, makes his formal introduction with his debut single “Never Be.” On the self-penned record, produced by Mykal Curtis and vocal produced by Coko, Michael calls it quits with his partner who took advantage of his heart. While Michael put his all into a relationship, his no-good lover
Elected officials aim to give reparations to Black World War II vets and families left out of G.I. Bill benefits
By AFRO Staff Americans have long revered their soldiers and veterans for their service, but the record is clear- American society did not afford Black soldiers or their families the […] The post Elected officials aim to give reparations to Black World War II vets and families left out of G.I. Bill benefits appeared first
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Leon Bailey, a trailblazer in U.S. Navy Wrestling, was the first African American to integrate Navy wrestling and win an individual title […] The post Cherry Hill honors native Leon Bailey, the man who integrated Navy wrestling appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, MDDC Intern Calvin Osborne has always been fascinated by the Civil War. But growing up in the American Midwest, the Civil War battlegrounds were far and few […] The post Reenactments and national parks help reimagine what life was like for Black Civil War soldiers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By H.R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council for Negro Women made history once again at the U.S. Capitol this week. A tall […] The post Mary McCleod Bethune Statue Unveiled in U.S. Capitol – First Black Statue in Statuary Hall appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, AFRO MDDC Intern Elizabeth “Bettye” Murphy Moss, a granddaughter of John Henry Murphy, began her journalism career when she first started working at the AFRO at age […] The post The life and legacy of Elizabeth Murphy Moss appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Good Green Grant Program awards funds to nonprofits creating opportunity in Black and Brown communities impacted by the War on Drugs
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com Green Thumb Industries, a national cannabis retailer and consumer packaged goods company, recently opened applications for its Good […] The post Good Green Grant Program awards funds to nonprofits creating opportunity in Black and Brown communities impacted by the War on Drugs appeared
Legendary South African gospel singer and preacher Lionel Peterson, 74, has reportedly passed away. According to reports, the “Peace (Jehovah Knows)” singer died on Thursday 14th July 2022 after struggling with health issues for the past couple of years. The news of Lionel Peterson’s death was known via various social media publications with condolences for
Jekalyn Carr presented with the Key to the City by City Commissioner Natalie Hall, who also proclaimed it “Jekalyn Carr Appreciation Day.” The post Jekalyn Carr Presented with Key To The City in Atlanta appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
A moving tribute to Bart Millard’s mother, Dell Duncan. The post MercyMe’s Bart Millard Mourns the Loss of His Mother, Dell Duncan appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.