By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, […] The post Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black women clergy speak across the spectrum: from disappointment to rage at the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor By Samuel Williams, Jr., Special to the AFRO The fallout continues from the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe V. Wade on June 24. […] The post Black women clergy speak across the spectrum: from disappointment to rage at the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade appeared first
Anthony A. Anderson, creator of ‘Anacostia’ series, nominated at 2022 Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards
By Cara Williams, Special To the AFRO Anthony A. Anderson, son of Southeast Washington, D.C., transformed his “East of the River” childhood experiences into his hit series, “Anacostia,” an acclaimed […] The post Anthony A. Anderson, creator of ‘Anacostia’ series, nominated at 2022 Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
D.C. City Council passes legislation giving rights to homeless: first legislation in U.S. seeking to lift stigma of homelessness
By H. R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Last month, the D.C. City Council passed the Human Rights Enhancement Amendment Act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977. The […] The post D.C. City Council passes legislation giving rights to homeless: first legislation in U.S. seeking to lift stigma of homelessness appeared first on
Christian rock artist, Zach Williams is out a new single “Heart Of God” (via Provident Label Group/Sony Music), available today to download/stream on all music platforms. The poignant song is accompanied by a music video. Following up to his latest projects, 2021’s holiday gem I Don’t Want Christmas To End and 2019’s Rescue Story, which
Two-time GRAMMY-nominated band, We The Kingdom announces its self-titled sophomore album, due September 16 via Capitol Christian Music Group. The group revealed the exciting news on live TV earlier today (7.29), performing on Fox & Friends’ All-American Summer Concert Series — watch the interview HERE. Available for pre-order today, the 13-track project, which is a genre-transcending blend of rock, country, and
Gospel music minister Fait Favour commemorates her birthday with the gift of a new single titled “Let It Sound.” The song fuses contemporary highlife with praise-worship music. It’s an expression of a heart filled with gratitude, fulfillment and an outburst of uncontainable joy. Fait Favour shares: “Joy and eternal pleasure are found only in God’s
Kyle Dion has released a deluxe edition of his sophomore album, Sassy. The new version of Sassy features all 17 songs from the original LP, which all remain in the same sequence, plus four additional tracks. Three of them were shared ahead of the expansion, including the Tkay Maidza-assisted “Hazy,” “Spoon & Bang,” and “Dance For
Craig David is going to have us pumping our fists to his latest single. The British singer and Swedish electronic production/DJ duo Galantis have come together for the dancefloor filler “DNA.” On the attention grabber, David dabbles in a hybrid of Euro-flavored dance and R&B with the duo’s help. Lyrically, he takes a keen interest
The singer/songwriter MERE has released a new single “Securities” it was out on YouTube on June 16. The song is about connection and it starts with the hypnotic opening lyrics: “You know what time it is?” “Securities” is a love song about intimacy, connection and commitment. It’s about belonging to one another. MERE sings: “Tell