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By Josh Dubow, The Associated Press The San Jose Sharks’ three-month search for a general manager ended with a barrier-breaking hire as the team made longtime NHL forward, Mike Grier, […] The post Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL’s first Black General manager appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By: Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent After the White House announced a plan to expand access to affordable high-speed internet for millions of Americans, particularly low-income families, […] The post Comcast now offering free internet service for millions of households appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Travel Writer Houston’s Long History of Black Folks The African American population in Houston has been significant almost since the city was founded in […] The post Houston Take an Illuminating Black History and Cultural Tour appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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”