Meta Quest is celebrating Black Music Month and Juneteenth with the help of a few R&B acts. The company has announced its 3D 180˚ VR concert series, Soul Sessions, with performances by Lucky Daye UMI and serpentwithfeet. The performances launch June 16 at 10 a.m. PT on Oculus TV for the Quest Platform. Fans in…
By Jay Reeves, The Associated Press For almost 40 years starting in the 1930s, as government researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of syphilis in Alabama so they […] The post New York fund apologizes forrole in Tuskegee syphilis study appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black journalists claim that White media has misrepresented the exodus of Black staffers from the president’s office. By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO News reports from White outlets questioned […] The post Should Americans be worried about the White House “Blaxit”? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Samy Magdy, The Associated Press The U.N. envoy for Sudan on May 29 decried the killing of two people in a violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters who once again […] The post UN envoy decries Sudan violence after 2 killed in protests appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Young, Black woman attorney launches scholarship to increase minority representation in ‘Big Law’ jobs
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org Imani Maatuka was born into a family of lawyers. There was never a question of if she would […] The post Young, Black woman attorney launches scholarship to increase minority representation in ‘Big Law’ jobs appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David C. Miller Historically, Black fathers continue to be marginalized and depicted as absent, deadbeat and emotionally disconnected from their children. Within public discourse, these exaggerated portrayals have become […] The post Encouraging and supporting Black fathers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has authorized Juneteenth Day — the federal holiday marking the end of slavery — as a holiday for state workers this year […] The post Juneteenth marked as state holiday in Alabama this year appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Dr. John E. Warren The recent slaughter of Black people at the TOPS Grocery Store in Buffalo, N.Y. carries a number of messages for those who are paying attention, […] The post Racial violence, hate crimes, and “us” appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Appointment would make Darvin Ham the 15th Black coach now in NBA By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted […] The post AP source: Next Lakers head coach likely Black appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Renowned Ghanaian psalmist and songstress Diana Hamilton premieres the official video for her song “Free Indeed,” featured on her ‘GRACE’ album released in 2021. The inspiring piece is a declaration of total Freedom and victory in Christ Jesus. “God’s redemptive plan sets us free from the stain of sin.,” the singer shares, “For the wages…