*(CNN) — Two people were killed and one injured Thursday when a shooting erupted at a small church meeting in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, police said — the latest gun attack to unfold as Americans tried to go about their daily lives. A suspect, who was identified as Robert Finlay Smith, 70, is in
*A recent study indicates that Black women using hair and beauty products are at a high risk of developing breast cancer. These hair and beauty products explicitly marketed to Black women are said to contain a dangerous class of toxic chemicals that has been linked to an increase in breast cancer risk. Additionally, the chemicals
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. News Editor Black Lives Matter – three words have galvanized millions of people from all races, religions and cultures around the planet to spontaneously spill […] The post D.C.’s Black Lives Matter Plaza – what is the message today? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer Juneteenth is a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth” commemorating the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce that thousands of […] The post Juneteenth: are we free in every way? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David Carr, WordinBlack On June 19, the United States will celebrate Juneteenth for the second time as a federal holiday. But for Black America, Juneteenth has long been seen […] The post #WordinBlack: Juneteenth and America’s racial soap opera appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David Lance, AFRO MDDC Intern Author David Miller knows a thing or two about reaching back into your past to inform the future. Right now he is once again […] The post Author David Miller returns to Africa to develop a new curriculum for students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black The days of legal segregation in the U.S. are past us, but Black folks continue to feel the health effects of racist policies that […] The post Food deserts are deliberate, but Black farmers are fighting back appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*Neighbors, it looks like more information is being revealed ahead of R. Kelly’s sentencing that will take place on June 29. According to @radaronline court documents revealed that one alleged victim said after subjecting her to physical and psychological abuse, Kelly required them to have sex with other women and even men! “Kelly regularly required Jane to
*Kit Harington is set to reprise his Jon Snow role in a spinoff series that will take place after the events in the original series. The news comes ahead of the series premiere of “House of the Dragon,” the new “Game of Thrones” prequel series that will debut on HBO in August. We previously reported
*Darrin Henson has been around for quite some time. In fact, for more than three decades the multi-talented choreographer, actor, director, producer and author has made audiences dance, laugh, cry, and feel every emotion in between. Fans gravitated to him when he played Lem Van Adams in the classic Showtime drama series Soul Food, and