*Ever since the almost certain deliberate leak of the memo laying out the SCOTUS conservative majority’s reasoning for scrapping Roe versus Wade, there has been non-stop speculation about just what that means for women, politics, and the country. Three things are certain. One is that it will create a whole new era for women, especially…
*Billionaire Republican Rick Caruso is running for mayor of Los Angeles and has received the endorsement of Snoop Dogg and Kim Kardashian. Caruso is facing off against progressive Democrat Karen Bass, who would be the first woman to hold the position if she wins on Nov. 8. As reported by Moguldom.com, Caruso has also received…
By Nathan Ellgren, Adriana Gomez Licon and Jim Salter, The Associated Press The pallbearers wore white shirts and gloves. The desert-brown church with the tall bell tower was filled to […] The post Mourners gather as funerals begin for Uvalde school killings appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Special to the AFRO Coppin State’s Jordan Hamberg of South Plainfield, N.J. has been named one of five finalists for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, […] The post Coppin State’s Jordan Hamberg named a finalist for John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers…
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Black Press USA President Joe Biden signed an executive order on police reform that he hopes will help prevent excessive use of […] The post President Biden signs landmark police reform executive order appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by Ezinne Ezepue, University of Nigeria via New Pittsburgh Courier Nollywood – the Nigerian movie industry – was described as a small screen cinema involving amateurs who produced low budget trashy […] The post Blood Sisters: why the mini series on Netflix sets a new pace for Nollywood appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff The AFRO is happy to welcome Tashi McQueen as the new political writer. McQueen will serve as the second writer to join our team from Report for […] The post Report for America Corp Member: Meet Tashi McQueen, new AFRO Politics Writer appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Laura Onyeneh, Word in Black By now you would have thought corporations would have learned their lesson about exploiting Black pain for capital gain after the killing of George […] The post #WordinBlack: Juneteenth Ice Cream: Black exploitation or cultural celebration? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) wants to increase the age to purchase a semiautomatic rifle from 18 to 21-years-old. Brown is calling on House Democrats’ to include […] The post Congressman Anthony Brown: Honor victims with action appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
General Assembly passes legislation to increase funding for Commission on African American History and Culture
By Kara Thompson, AFRO MDDC Intern History was made recently when the Maryland General Assembly passed two bills that will delegate or increase funding to the Commission on African American […] The post General Assembly passes legislation to increase funding for Commission on African American History and Culture appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .