U2 is an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1976. The group consists of Bono (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), The Edge (lead guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen Jr. (drums and percussion). Known for their anthemic sound, socially conscious lyrics, and charismatic performances, U2 has become one
By Alexandra OlsonAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A grant program for businesses run by Black women was temporarily blocked by a federal appeals court in a case epitomizing the escalating battle over corporate diversity policies. The 2-1 decision by the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily prevents the Fearless Fund from
By Ashleigh Fields, AFRO Assistant Editor, email@example.com With the threat of a government shutdown looming, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) finally caved on the Democrats’ demands to drop large spending cuts from a temporary funding bill and the Senate signed off on the measure in order to successfully pass a 45-day continuing resolution. “It has
By John Celestand, Word in Black Being a lover of sports since I was a toddler and later becoming a professional basketball player in the NBA, it is safe to say I’ve had my share of disappointing moments in sports over the years. I remember missing the final shot at the buzzer of the Edison
By Tashi McQueenAFRO Political WriterTmcqueen@afro.com The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) announced on Sept. 28 their discovery of Cryptosporidium (Crypto), a microscopic parasite, in the Druid Lake Reservoir. This discovery has impacted parts of Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Howard County. “Monthly, DPW collects samples both at Ashburton and Druid Lake Reservoirs and
The gathering in Kyiv, Ukraine, was the first time foreign ministers of the 27 E.U. nations would meet outside its borders.
The fire that killed almost 120 people had been accidental, a report said, but occurred after a series of decisions that proved deadly.
Visual evidence from a remote base in the Arctic shows launch preparations mirroring those that preceded earlier tests.
Pope Francis’ calls for open-minded discussion will be tested this week as bishops meet with lay people, including women, to debate topics such as married priests and the blessing of gay couples.
A seemingly obscure meeting could be the culmination of Francis’ papacy and lay the groundwork for lasting change on issues like married priests and the blessing of gay unions.