By Catherine PughSpecial to the AFRO The Baltimore Art Museum’s Sculpture Garden was recently the scene of “A Midsummer Night’s Gala,” hosted by the newly appointed BMA Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, Asma Naeem and world renowned Baltimore artist, Derrick Adams. Adams’ works are showcased in museums throughout the world and have earned him numerous awards
Lauren Daigle was recently presented with a plaque celebrating one billion streams on Pandora.
Tasha Cobbs Leonard celebrates RIAA Platinum certification of “You Know My Name”
Hope Media Group (HMG) is happy to welcome Coppelia to the position of Director of Media Fundraising. She will be helping to coordinate and host on-air fundraising for KSBJ, WayFM, Vida Unida and NGEN. In addition to her previous stints at KSBJ and NGEN Radio, she has worked for “The Rock Radio Network” in San
Integrity Music recently promoted Jonathan Lane to Vice President of Music Administration and Contracts. A Christian and Gospel music industry veteran, Lane has worked with many of the top songwriters, artists, and producers in worship music. His expertise in copyrights, licensing, and royalties as well as contract drafting, negotiation and management has driven his journey
Fair Trade Services announces Jordan Janzen as the newest member to join their family of artists. Additionally, his first single debuts today, “You Can Let Go.” Click here to listen.
By John Flesher, The Associated Press Chemical manufacturer 3M Co. will pay at least $10.3 billion to settle lawsuits over contamination of many U.S. public drinking water systems with potentially harmful compounds used in firefighting foam and a host of consumer products, the company said July 6. The deal would compensate water providers for pollution
By Juan Benn Jr., Special to the AFRO I remember where I was, who I was with, and how hopeful I felt on June 26, 2015– the day the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is protected under the 14th Amendment. I was a young teen, not old enough to get married, and lived in
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a lawsuit demanding reparations and rebuilding to address the historical damage inflicted by the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. The case, representing the last three survivors of the violent assault that claimed the lives of approximately 300 Black Americans in the
Charles W. “Chuck’’ Cherry II of Daytona Beach, a fierce proponent of the Black Press and a longtime warrior for social justice, died on Saturday, July 15, at age 66. Chuck Cherry retired as publisher of the Daytona Times and the Florida Courier in 2020 after running the Black newspapers’ editorial operations for decades. The