By AFRO Staff In the wake of several school shootings, many parents were left wondering what could be done to protect their children—particularly given the seeming inability of lawmakers to […] The post Black innovator creates lifeline app for use during school shootings appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press A White Wichita Fire Department supervisor who texted a photo of himself wearing a sweater featuring a naked Black man has been suspended for three days […] The post White Kansas fire supervisor suspended over racist sweater appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., AP Entertainment Writer Several artists including Bun B, Lupe Fiasco, 6LACK and Brittney Spencer have recorded songs honoring Juneteenth for Apple Music. Performers from different genres […] The post Lupe Fiasco, 6lack highlight Apple Music Juneteenth playlist appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Alzheimer’s Association African American Town Hall on Memory Loss on June 22, 2022, at Reginald F. Lewis Museum
By The Alzheimer’s Association June 14, 2022, Towson, Md.—The Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore becomes a classroom on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 2 to 4 p.m., when the […] The post Alzheimer’s Association African American Town Hall on Memory Loss on June 22, 2022, at Reginald F. Lewis Museum appeared first on AFRO
D.C. Editor’s notebook: District’s favorite game of ‘haves and have-nots’ creeps into 2022 Mayoral Primaries let the people decide!
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor We are less than two weeks away from a major primary election in the District of Columbia. Sadly, D.C.’s favorite age-old game of the […] The post D.C. Editor’s notebook: District’s favorite game of ‘haves and have-nots’ creeps into 2022 Mayoral Primaries let the people decide! appeared first on
By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO D.C. has had two women mayors, Sharon Pratt Kelly (1991-1995) and the City’s current mayor, Muriel Bowser who has served the District of […] The post Mayor Muriel Bowser: Will three terms be a charm? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO Councilmember Trayon White Sr., 38, was born in Ward 8, where he serves today. White’s Southeast D.C. roots helped him appreciate both the […] The post Public service is the vehicle to transform personal trauma for Trayvon White and others appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, D.C. Editor James Butler’s name is not always on the list of candidates for Mayor of Washington, D.C. He has not been included in some of the […] The post James Butler – Trinidad neighbor community advocate and second time candidate for D.C. Mayor appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Building upon the momentum that has been growing since the iconic group announced their name change and new musical direction, Avalon Worship has released the live version of the song “Rattle” on video and recorded formats. The live video version was filmed by David “Doc” Abbott – known for his work with NEEDTOBREATHE, Lady A
This is the first Christian BMI Icon Award honoree as Chapman joins the elite list of songwriters including Barry Manilow, Brian Wilson, Carole King, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Sting, and others who have left an influence on generations of music makers and the music industry. The post Steven Curtis Chapman Honored as BMI