The Only Ones were an English rock band formed in London in 1976. They are known for their unique blend of punk, power pop, and new wave music. Led by singer-songwriter Peter Perrett, the band achieved moderate success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with their edgy and melodic sound. Their self-titled debut album
Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock were an American hip-hop duo who achieved great success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The duo consisted of rapper Robert Ginyard (Rob Base) and DJ Rodney Bryce (DJ E-Z Rock). They are best known for their hit song “It Takes Two,” released in 1988, which has become
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org After more than a year of work, Brittany Young, founder of B-360, accepted a $3 million federal investment for the nation’s first dirt bike campus on March 24. “Imagine a space where you can ride indoors, a space [where] you can run outdoors, a commercial kitchen, classrooms [with] homegrown
By Dayvon Love During the 2023 Maryland General Assembly, LBS focused mostly on dealing with the criminal justice elements of cannabis legalization. We have been working to prohibit the use of odor as the basis for searches from law enforcement and to remove criminal penalties for possession of cannabis about the 2.5 oz civil amount.
Local historians highlight the work of the Laurel Cemetery Memorial Project, call for memorial to recognize razed Black cemetery
By Bianca Crawley, Special to the AFRO Baltimore’s historic Laurel Cemetery was once an illustrious, privately owned cemetery. It was held near and dear by members of the Black community, as it was one of the few honorable burial sites where Black people could be laid to peaceful rest in Baltimore. Incorporated in 1852, just
by Joseph N. Cooper, UMass Boston After Louisiana State University beat the University of Iowa for the women’s college basketball championship on April 2, 2023 – winning by 17 points – first lady Jill Biden floated the idea of inviting both the winning and losing teams to the White House to celebrate because Iowa “played such a good
By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor Bowie State University’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) now bears the name of internationally renowned singer, Dionne Warwick. In a ceremony this past week, the PAC theatre was formally renamed the Dionne Warwick Performing Arts Theatre. Hundreds gathered in attendance to celebrate with Warwick and the campus, including Gospel Singer, BeBe
Threat Level Orange: Trump slams D.A. Alvin Bragg after historic indictment and arraignment, community responds
by TANDY LAU Amsterdam News Staff, Report for America Corps Member 34 counts for 45. And announced by Harlem’s own. Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg took center stage at a Lower Manhattan press conference to delineate the first-ever criminal charges against an American president this past Tuesday, April 4. “Earlier this afternoon, Donald Trump was arraigned on
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