By Pat Eaton-Robb, The Associated Press The family of a Black man in Connecticut, paralyzed when a police van without seatbelts braked suddenly, asked federal authorities July 8 to file […] The post Family of man hurt in police van seeks civil rights charges appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By W.G. Ramirez, The Associated Press The Las Vegas Raiders introduced a former Nevada gambling regulator July 7 as the franchise’s new president, the first Black woman to hold the […] The post Raiders’ Morgan is NFL’s first Black female team president appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By John O’Connor, AP Political Writer The first Black woman to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court was sworn in July 7, celebrating the event as recognition of the “undeniable […] The post Illinois swears in high court’s 1st Black woman justice appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
#WordinBlack: Fact check FALSE: If you’re young you can’t get COVID-19, and if you do – it’s not ‘that bad
By Heather M. Butts, JD, MPH, MA, Word in Black In the early days of the pandemic, the prevailing notion regarding COVID-19 was that it was a disease that only […] The post #WordinBlack: Fact check FALSE: If you’re young you can’t get COVID-19, and if you do – it’s not ‘that bad appeared first
“All Things New” the much-anticipated new album from genre-melding, music powerhouse Tye Tribbett is out and available now to download/stream on digital platforms. The new project released via Motown Gospel features cameos from some of the industry-heavy hitters, including PJ Morton, Kierra Sheard, Mali Music, Jekalyn Carr, and Zacardi Cortez to name a few. The
Must Listen: “My Life is in Your Hands” – Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin (feat. Chandler Moore)
Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin have released the official video for “My Life is in Your Hands,” the 7th track from their collaborative project “Kingdom Book One” available now. The soulful ballad featuring worship leader Chandler Moore is a remake of Kirk’s classic hit with the same title. “My Life is In Your Hands”
Prime Minister Yair Lapid of Israel called on the United States to threaten military action if Iran continued its nuclear program, while President Biden said diplomacy was the best way to counter threats from Iran.
The Met Office issued an amber warning for extreme heat this weekend.
Ukraine policy has been a point of friction between Israel and the United States.
The U.S. president has often spoken fondly of Israel’s former prime minister, but relations between the two have also had low points.