10 Famous Singers from Michigan

Michigan, the Great Lakes State, has been a breeding ground for exceptional talent in various artistic realms, and the realm of music is no exception. From the soulful melodies of Motown to the electrifying sounds of rock and roll, Michigan has produced a remarkable array of influential singers who have left an indelible mark on


10 Famous Singers from Massachusetts

From the picturesque landscapes of Cape Cod to the bustling city streets of Boston, Massachusetts has long been a hotbed of talent in the music industry. Over the years, this historic New England state has produced an impressive array of famous singers who have captivated audiences around the world with their extraordinary vocal abilities and

Celebrating Juneteenth

By Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, AFRO Publisher and CEO This year we celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day for the 157th time, and the third time as a national federal holiday. Many Americans are still learning about Juneteenth’s importance, and we must recognize the significance of its history, and the joy in celebrating our freedom as

Op-ed: why Black folk need holidays

By Aswad Walker, Defender Network For some, holidays are just days off work. For others, many of them are considered sacred and holy. But all holidays were created by a specific group of people for a specific reason. Holidays were meant to be vehicles for teaching, highlighting and passing down specific values important to the

Supreme Court Upholds Native American Adoption Law – The New York Times

Supreme Court Upholds Native American Adoption Law  The New York Times Supreme Court rejects challenge to Native American child welfare law  ABC15 Arizona Supreme Court rejects challenges to law that governs tribal adoptions  CNN Supreme Court upholds Native American adoption protections  MSNBC Alaska Native tribes and groups call Indian Child Welfare Act ruling a win for tribal sovereignty  Anchorage Daily