By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black One of the recurring education headlines over the last year has been America’s unprecedented teacher shortage — especially as Black teachers quit at previously […] The post Here’s how we recruit and retain more Black teachers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*Jada Pinkett Smith welcomed Will Smith’s first wife, Sheree Zampino, back to the red table for a conversation about “toxic forgiveness”: Jada and Sheree appeared together on the Facebook Watch show to talk about their journey to developing a sisterhood following Sheree’s split from Will in the 1990s. Sheree, 54, and Will, 53, were married
Ben Crump and LA Activists Set Presser for Blake Anderson Brutally Beaten by LA Co. Sheriffs | WATCH
*The family of Blake Anderson the 24-year-old security guard who was severely beaten last Saturday night while at work and had a gun put to his head by Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies has retained Attorneys Ben Crump, Jasmine Mines and Jim DeSimone to file a claim against the Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy’s for
*We caught up with acclaimed British actress Sophie Okonedo to dish about her work in the new Apple TV + film “Raymond & Ray.” Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film, per press release, stars Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor as half-brothers Raymond and Ray who have lived in the shadow of a terrible father. Somehow, they
Horror in Texas! Twins Were Handcuffed by Abusive Mother – Forced to Eat Feces and Drink Urine!! | VIDEO
*According to the Daily Mail, abused 16-year-old twins escaped from their abusive mother, 40-year-old Zaikiya Duncan, and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Jova Terrell. They were handcuffed and forced to drink their own urine and eat their own feces while being handcuffed at their $600,000 Texas house. There’s Ring footage of the escaped twins knocking on people’s doors
*A viral video showing an older white male seemingly choking a young Black man has sparked outrage online and protests in one Milwaukee community. A passerby named Deangelo Wright captured cellphone video of the unnamed white resident grabbing the youth’s throat after an alleged theft of a bicycle, the New York Post reports. The incident
Recording artiste and songwriter, Evans Ighodalo shares a brand new single “Our God” to mark his birthday. The pop-rock and contemporary gospel fusion is a song of praise-worship that acknowledges God’s awesomeness, sovereignty, and mightiness. “Our God” is accompanied by a colorful, vibrant music video out now on YouTube! Evans Ighodalo over the years has
Off the second edition of SOTWorship, Osita Peter features his heartthrob, Tomi O’Peter in “I Lift Up” – a song that expresses total surrender to the will and leading of the Father. According to Osita, “I Lift Up” in its simplest form paints a scenario of a child who needs help with both hands lifted
Gospel music minister Ruth Ayodele releases her new single “Don’t Worry,” alongside its official music video. Ruth Ayodele, through the song “Don’t Worry,” encourages us to remain in faith and unperturbed regardless of the opposing storms we may be facing. She posits that God had provided a cover for us to be healed, provided for
By Word In Black Malcolm X once said that “I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity” — and at Word In Black, we agree. […] The post Books by Black authors to add to your 2022 reading list appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .