The women behind the Black Press

By Nadira Jamerson, Word in Black In the past few years, we’ve seen Ida B. Wells — one of the most prominent journalists, anti-lynching activists, and women’s rights activists in history — finally get the recognition she deserves.  The Ida B. Wells Society was launched in 2016. In 2018, the New York Times belatedly ran


Anson Asaka: celebrating Black women

By Reuben Greene, Special to the AFRO In honor of Women’s History Month, painter Anson Asaka recently debuted his latest exhibition, “The Black Queen In All Of Her Splendor and Glory,” with an opening reception at Katsea Gallery on West Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson, Md. The exhibit features a stunning collection of portraits that highlight


Statement from the National Bankers Association on Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank

Today, National Bankers Association (NBA) President & CEO Nicole Elam Esq. and Chairman Robert James  II released the following statement regarding Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank.   “In light of recent industry events, the National Bankers Association wants to assure consumers that your money is  safe with minority banks. Minority depository institutions are very


Let’s take they mystery out of menopause

By: Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer There is a lot about menopause that is mysterious, but it doesn’t have to be a mystery. Most of the time when the average American thinks about menopause, they conjure images of a woman experiencing vasomotor symptoms of the condition – the hot flashes and the night sweats.

A24 Scores Oscars Sweep, Even as Its Secretive Founders Shun the Spotlight – Variety

A24 Scores Oscars Sweep, Even as Its Secretive Founders Shun the Spotlight  Variety ‘Everything Everywhere’ Changed Oscar History — What Took So Long?  Inverse Opinion: A night of dreams, comebacks and casualties at the Oscars  CNN How A24 Made Oscars History: “Lovable” Actors, Social Media Savvy and a “Wild West” Season  Hollywood Reporter Why ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Russian fighter jet forces down US drone over Black Sea after intercept – CNN

Russian fighter jet forces down US drone over Black Sea after intercept  CNN Russian jet collides with US drone in international airspace over Black Sea, official says  Fox News US drone crashes after encounter with Russian jet  BBC Russian jet downs U.S. Reaper drone over Black Sea  CNBC NATO’s top military commander briefed allies on Black Sea incident -official  Reuters