By Stephanie Harper, Special to the AFRO Charm City native Mario showed up to the latest Verzuz TV battle against Omarion ready and more than able to defend his title […] The post Baltimore native, Mario, smashes competition in live Verzuz TV competition appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The National Women’s Studies Association Earlier this year, after the draft of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the 1973 decision in the Roe v. Wade case was leaked […] The post Statement concerning the overturning of Roe v. Wade appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Justice Thomas says same sex marriage and contraception should be reconsidered next
By Tinashe Chingarande and Grace Kpetemey, Special to the AFRO The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) overturned its almost 50 year-old landmark verdict on Roe v. Wade in […] The post Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Justice Thomas says same sex marriage and contraception should be reconsidered next appeared first on AFRO
*Megan Thee Stallion recently shared how Flamin’ Hot Cheetos enticed her to sign with the entertainment agency Roc Nation. On June 23, Megan Thee Stallion, 27, jokingly revealed during her panel at Cannes Lions that she signed with Roc Nation because Jay-Z, 52, greeted her with multiple platters of the spicy snack. Megan Thee Stallion
*The estate of late rapper Notorious B.I.G. has partnered with Web3 platform, OneOf, to release Sky’s the Limit: The Notorious B.I.G. NFT Collection. According to the press release, as reported by Vibe, the Web3 platform will incorporate Biggie’s likeness into “a generative profile picture NFT collection that honors and celebrates” the Brooklyn emcee. The NFTs
*In a great cover story for @Essence Magazine, Summer Walker talks about her successful music career, her journey rising to fame, and also opens up about motherhood. While speaking with the mag, Walker, who is set to headline the ESSENCE Fest stage on July 2 for the first time, said she is ready to explore
*Ever wondered why so many cakes are named after fabric? Apparently, it has to do with the way women of the mid-1800s and beyond used measurements and cooking equipment for their written recipes. “My first initial gut reaction was that it was simple to explain why cakes are often named after fabrics: because they’re both
*On this day in 2016, Drake’s “One Dance” became the longest-running UK number one single since legal music downloads began counting towards chart positions. His collab with Wizkid and Kyla made history in its 11th week at No. 1. Drake’s production team first hit up Kyla in early 2016, after the rapper was feeling her 2008
By Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press Facebook will change its algorithms to prevent discriminatory housing advertising and its parent company will subject itself to court oversight to settle a lawsuit […] The post Facebook and U.S. sign deal to end discriminatory housing ads appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor How do you get Shirley Caesar, Vashti McKenzie, Tony Evans, A.R. Bernard and T.D. Jakes in the same room for three hours? Blessing of […] The post Blessing of the Elders – Museum of the Bible Wades in the Waters of America’s Racial Divide appeared first on AFRO American