By Zsana Hoskins, Special to the AFRO The LightReel Film Festival made its debut on June 8 in Washington, D.C. The festival, which ran until June 10, was founded and directed by Tim Gordon, a co-founder of the Black Reel Awards, which is the oldest cinema-exclusive awards ceremony for African Americans. Gordon’s passion for showcasing
By BlackPressUSA In a definitive and consequential ruling, the Honorable Ebony Scott in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Civil Division, issued a May 10 factual “Summary Judgment” in favor of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). In an official notice sent out on June 26 to each member publisher of the NNPA
By Scott Bauer and Harm Venhuizen, The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted to cut the University of Wisconsin System’s budget by $32 million on June 22 despite a projected record-high $7 billion state budget surplus, leaving the university nearly half a billion dollars short of what it requested. The cut comes
By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO For most men unable to obtain or sustain an erection, it can be embarrassing to even utter words—erectile dysfunction. Also known as “impotence,” erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as “the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex.” First, the facts:
By Russ Bynum, The Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Four Black students sued a Georgia school district in federal court June 23, saying teachers and administrators violated their civil rights by fostering “a longstanding and ongoing environment of racial discrimination.” The American Civil Liberties Union filed the civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court against
Congrats to Hillsong United on their RIAA Gold Certification of their single “Another In The Fire.”
Skillet is set to perform live and in person at Fox Square NY, NY for a free performance as part of Fox & Friends’ Summer Concert Series this Friday, June 30th at 7am. Tune in to Fox & Friends at 7am!
RCA Inspiration Celebrates “Bless Me” Winning 2023 BET Awards’ Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
RCA Inspiration celebrates the song “Bless Me,” by Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA), which won at the 2023 BET Awards in the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award category. The BET Awards were held in Los Angeles on June 25th, with winners announced both on the show and off-air honoring music
New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Annie F. Downs partnered with fellow author and podcaster Carlos Whittaker for the “Here For You Tour” this June, raising over $45,000 for local small businesses along the way. Each night they featured a local small business owner and surprised them with a mini- giving blitz amongst
“A Covenant Knight at the Grand Ole Opry House” — the latest event to benefit Nashville’s Covenant School in the wake of March 27’s tragic shooting — is set for Aug. 7.