Gorillaz, the virtual band created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, has been captivating audiences with their eclectic sound and innovative music videos since their debut in 2001. Combining elements of hip-hop, rock, electronica, and various other genres, the band has produced a vast array of songs that have resonated with fans across the globe.
Stan Getz was a pioneering jazz saxophonist who left an indelible mark on the genre with his soulful, melodic playing style. Known for his warm tone and improvisational skills, Getz was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and his legacy continues to inspire generations of jazz enthusiasts. Over the course of his
Fugazi is a legendary post-hardcore band that emerged from the Washington, D.C. music scene in the late 1980s. With their socially conscious lyrics, DIY ethos, and innovative sound, Fugazi quickly became one of the most influential bands of their generation. Their music has inspired countless musicians and fans over the years, and their legacy continues
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO In some African American churches, the time-honored tradition of “church mothers” is still vibrant. For generations, pastors and congregants have cherished these devout women for their wisdom, faith, and dedication. Church mothers serve in a variety of roles across a broad spectrum. Faithful to the call, they give
CASH Campaign of Maryland to host 16th Money Power Day, the region’s largest, free financial education event
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com The Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Campaign of Maryland is hosting its 16th Money Power Day on March 18 at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Western High School campuses from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is the region’s largest, free financial education fair, helping attendees
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By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO It took the Baltimore City Council’s Rules and Legislative Oversight Committee less than 20 minutes to approve the nomination of Faith Leach as Baltimore City Administrator. The March 13 unanimous vote marked an abrupt reversal of the special committee’s March 9 rejection of the nomination. Leach has been
AFRO spotlight on Black excellence: how Delores Douglass, the 84-yr-old philanthropist, is still making change
By Beverly Richards, Special to the AFRO When she isn’t meeting with her various groups of friends as the “Queen” of Atrium Village, a senior living community, twice retired 84-year-old Delores Douglass can be found looking for new ways to give back to her community. An advocate for the elderly, Douglass’ main project has been
By BlackPressUSA The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that supports energy regulators in the clean energy transition, announces that Damali Rhett Harding has been named acting director of its U.S. program, effective March 17. Harding, a highly regarded expert in renewable energy and electric utilities, joined RAP last year as the U.S.
By Aswad Walker, The Houston Defender Nobel laureate and former Texas Southern University faculty member Toni Morrison was recently “forever immortalized” on a stamp honoring her prolific career as an uncompromising, “for the culture” writer, editor, scholar and mentor. The new stamp was unveiled this month in a tribute at Princeton University, where Morrison taught