This week the two countries will restart government consultations after a pandemic hiatus, but amid the war in Ukraine and rising U.S., Chinese tensions, common ground may be elusive.
The new extremism charges could add decades to the prison terms that Aleksei Navalny is already serving.
In honor of Father’s Day, Matthew West released a duet version of tender track “Before You Ask Her” with one of his two daughters, Lulu West – across all digital streaming platforms. After performing the track last year at her dad’s headlining Ryman Auditorium show, Lulu had the idea to pull off the ultimate Father’s
Over the last few years Loop Community has been working to provide more original master multitrack stems on LoopCommunity.com for worship leaders. Since 2021, Loop Community has entered new partnerships between Capitol Christian Music Group, Hillsong Music, Bethel Music, TRIBL Records, Canzion Networks LLC, MNRK Music Group and other top record labels to provide their
By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech denouncing racism in the United States during the White House’s first major Juneteenth celebration on June 13. The Biden-Harris administration hosted a concert in celebration of the holiday, featuring renowned singers Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald and Ledisi. Organizers aimed
By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Nevada has officially declared Juneteenth a state holiday, joining a growing list of states commemorating the day the last enslaved individuals in the United States learned of their freedom. The state’s Republican Governor, Joe Lombardo, signed the bill into law on June 8, elevating June 19
By AFRO Staff Juneteenth is a time to celebrate culture, freedom and the perseverance of a people. From D.C. and Prince George’s County to Baltimore City and surrounding areas, the offerings across the region include low budget items as well as free events for the entire family. Read below to find a celebration just right
The Baltimore City educator and former principal of Walbrook Senior High School died on June 12. Arrangements for Dr. Samuel Billups are as follows: June 23, 2023 Union Baptist Church 1219 Druid Hill Avenue Baltimore, Md. 21217 Family hour/viewing: 10:30 a.m. Funeral service: 11:30 a.m. Vaughn Greene Liberty Road Pavillion 8728 Liberty Road Randallstown, Md. 21133 Funeral Repast: 2
K-Swift, crazy legs and snowballs: Baltimore Club Music Day makes debut at 46th annual AFRAM Festival
By Stephanie Harper Special to the AFRO Summer doesn’t officially start in Baltimore until the AFRAM Festival kicks off, bringing residents and visitors from the entire region to enjoy all things related to African-American culture. The 46th annual AFRAM festival is currently taking place, celebrating today’s hottest artists, Black culture and Black businesses. This year, the
By AFRO Staff A day of food, festivities and fun was celebrated among family and friends on June 10 at the “Own Your Freedom” event in honor of Juneteenth. Speaker and entrepreneur Cheryl D. Gray hosted the event, which included a signing for her book “In Support of Myself.” The Juneteenth celebration recognized the historic