By The Associated Press Oprah Winfrey’s father, Vernon Winfrey, has died at the age of 89. Oprah confirmed in an Instagram post that her father died in Nashville, Tennessee, on […] The post Vernon Winfrey, Oprah’s father, dies at 89 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., The Associated Press With a speech about his own inspirational dream for the Black community, Sean “Diddy” Combs channeled the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther […] The post Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs receives BET Award for lifetime of achievement appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
#WordinBlack: Survey found Black adults ‘satisfied’ with direction of the country, up 10 points from previous results.
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black The November Temperature Check found that 52 percent of Black adults are “satisfied” with the direction the country is heading in. This is a […] The post #WordinBlack: Survey found Black adults ‘satisfied’ with direction of the country, up 10 points from previous results. appeared first on AFRO American
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com As funds from Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) continue to flow down to communities across the nation, […] The post Blight, crime and public health: Mayor Brandon Scott speaks on his use of Baltimore’s ARPA funds appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
By Ben Jealous Some things are unthinkable—until they happen. For Jamie Raskin, a congressman and father, the first unthinkable thing was the loss of his beloved son Tommy to suicide […] The post Modeling the spirit of democracy appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Fedrick C. Ingram It started with us. Those deemed as some of the greatest minds in history — Plato, Pythagoras, Hippocrates — sat at the feet of Africans who […] The post The state of Black education – what’s really going on? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Ama Brown, Special to the AFRO The cast of “The Lion in Winter” held their opening night on Oct. 20. The intriguing story of the succession of kings will […] The post Morganite returns to Charm City spotlight: ‘The Lion in Winter’ debuts at Everyman Theater appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Tracing family genealogical roots and examining lineage through DNA testing have become all the rave in recent years. Companies like AncestryDNA and […] The post The benefits of tracing your roots to improve mental health appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*On the Tuesday, October 25 edition of “Tamron Hall,” Tamron opened the live show with a reaction to the morning’s breaking news that the Russian court has upheld U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner’s 9-year prison sentence. Tamron expressed her support for Brittney and noted that her thoughts are with her and her family. Tamron then
*The hotly anticipated second season of IFC’s Emmy-winning variety series, “Sherman’s Showcase” premieres on IFC on October 26, with new episodes airing weekly on Wednesdays. The critically-acclaimed series from executive producers Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle and John Legend features new guest stars including Issa Rae, Chance The Rapper, Jay Pharoah, Amanda Seales, Chris Hardwick, Porsha