The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of five Honorees who will receive the 45th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Recipients to be honored include George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2. The post Amy Grant, U2, Among Kennedy Center 45th Class of Honorees
*Los Angeles, California – Influencer Tanya Kersey, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Black Film Festival passing was confirmed by her daughter Monique Kersey-Love on Monday, July 18, 2022. “Mommy, we love you and we’re so honored to be your legacy. You are our role model. The life that you lived was admirable and
*“The single…it’s just my prayer to God…‘Yes to Your Will’,” said Contemporary Gospel artist Joshua Moore about his new single “Yes to Your Will.” “It’s actually written by me and my God-brother. It was written eight or nine years ago.” Joshua is a native of Indiana whose singing career started at the age of six
*With the passing of legendary Detroiter Michael Henderson, singer, producer, bassist extraordinaire and songwriter of too many hits to name, the world lost a music legend, but EURweb lost a friend. Michael and EURweb headman, Lee Bailey, had periodic phone conversations, where Michael would regale Lee with stories of his years in the music business.
*More videos have surfaced showing Black children seemingly being ignored by characters during a Sesame Place parade at a Pennsylvania theme park. An Instagram user recently shared a video of his child’s similar experience with an employee dressed as Telly Monster, Revolt reports. The father wrote: “My 5yr old daughter experienced the same type of
*Universal Pictures has dropped the first trailer for “Halloween Ends,” the third and final installment in the sequel trilogy. The new movie, directed by David Gordon Green, follows 2018’s “Halloween” and 2021’s “Halloween Kills,” and sees the return of, Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode. As reported by PEOPLE, John Carpenter, who directed the original
By Congressman Kweisi Mfume Washington, DC – Congressman Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) issued the following statement on the July 16, 2022, passing of Mr. Vernon Simms, a congressional staffer for three […] The post Congressman Kweisi Mfume Statement on the Passing of Vernon Simms, Longtime Congressional Staffer appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO The July 7 killing of 48-year-old Timothy Reynolds at a downtown Baltimore intersection has once again inflamed the long-standing debate of how to […] The post Elected officials react to attack of Squeegee crew that led to fatal shooting in Downtown Baltimore appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
Commentary: The Moore Report – Frank Wills: The Black patriot who did his job and brought down a president 50 years ago
By Ralph E. Moore, Jr., Special to the AFRO There once was a president named Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) who was the first president in U.S. history to resign. There […] The post Commentary: The Moore Report – Frank Wills: The Black patriot who did his job and brought down a president 50 years ago
By Kara Thompson, MDDC Intern On July 8, Mayor Brandon Scott announced that Baltimore’s next Deputy Mayor for Public Safety would be Anthony Barksdale. Born and raised in Baltimore, Barksdale […] The post Anthony Barksdale appointed as new Deputy Mayor for Public Safety appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .