*Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by police in Akron, Ohio, had 46 gunshot wounds on his body, according to an autopsy report from the Medical Examiner’s Office. Walker was unarmed when he was fatally shot by police on June 27 after a traffic stop turned into a pursuit. He was
*(CNN) — Rapper Kodak Black was arrested during a traffic stop in Florida, authorities said Friday. Black, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, was driving a purple Dodge Durango with an expired license when Florida Highway Patrol spotted the car had windows tints “which appeared to be darker than the legal limit,” police said
*(CNN) — Garnell Whitfield is still suffering the trauma of losing his mother to racist violence at a Buffalo supermarket. Whitfield said the mass shootings that followed and Republican lawmakers’ refusal to support significantly stricter gun laws have made it even harder to cope. He also worries many elected officials and religious institutions have remained
*Idris and Sabrina Elba, the British power couple have gone into business as a team, launching a luxurious and gender-inclusive skincare line on July 12. They were among the first people to speak out about the COVID-19 pandemic (at the onset), which they weathered together, after which they proceeded in search of new projects to
With not much notice, Gwen Bunn has released a new album. Phase marks the first full-length from the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter since 2018’s Safe Travels. Bunn released two songs ahead of Phase, “2ManyThings” and “Put It On Me.” The first is a dazzling groove with a singer anxious to get a concrete answer from
Rising singer Raiche has returned with her new single “Fool” via Atlantic Records. On the downtempo track, Raiche declares that she is ready to move on from her partner who isn’t making an effort in their relationship. “When you was out here chasing other women / I stood next to you / And I’m still
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org The U.S. Navy recently commissioned an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of the late Frank E. Petersen, […] The post Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen: the first Black aviator and general in the Marine Corps appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Dayvon Love We are in a moment where social justice issues are being commodified by those who are political and economic elites who have been drivers of oppressive systems. […] The post Op-ed: The case against Katie O’Malley appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Dynamic Nigerian gospel singer and recording artist, Stella Obadigie goes all the way home in her new EP titled “OTEFONE,” as she fuses indigenous sounds with contemporary elements for an uplifting body of work. The 5-track EP features one of Benin’s celebrated singer, Influence Akaba on “Oseo”, and Blessing on “I’m Blessed”. Having spent years
Going for adds on August 1, 2022 and out on the 3rd,‘Make A Wish’ is the latest single from Billboard chart-topping artist and multi-platinum producer U-Nam. Reminiscent of the stellar work U-Nam was doing back in the nineties with some of the biggest R & B acts around, but with the addition of silky strings