Billy Porter receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

By Shell Richardson, Special to the AFRO Billy Porter, the larger-than-life singer, activist, Tony, Grammy, and EMMY award winning actor has received the ultimate dedication in Hollywood- a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!  Porter, most known for his role as the over-the-top emcee in hit television show ‘Pose’, was present for the star’s


SPD Arrests Suspect in Hartridge Street Shooting

By Bianca Johnson, Savannah Police Department SAVANNAH, GA (December 2, 2022) – Savannah Police detectives have arrested a 42-year-old Savannah man who shot a teen outside his home on Hartridge Street on Dec. 1. Around 5:35 p.m. officers responded to the 500 block of Hartridge Street in reference to a shooting and discovered a 15-year-old


Jeffries takes Dem leadership

by ARIAMA C. LONG Report for America Corps Member / Amsterdam News Staff House Democratic Caucus Chair and Brooklyn U.S. Rep. Hakeem S. Jeffries is the next Dem leader after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped down two weeks ago. He’s the first Black person to hold the position in history. Pelosi, 82, was already