The new Disney+ film “Rise” tells the inspiring story of NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family. After emigrating from Nigeria to Greece, Charles Antetokounmpo (Dayo Okeniyi) and Vera Antetokounmpo (Yetide Badaki) struggled to survive and raise their five children safely. Their lives consisted of living under the daily threat of deportation and selling items
*Obviously, the recent overturning of Roe v Wade by the US Supreme Court is on everyone’s minds these days. So when EUR associate LMarie caught up to actress/activist Jenifer Lewis on the red carpet at the Hollywood Unlocked Impact Awards, she went into lioness mode and literally roared after speaking her mind. “The Supreme Court
*Rudy Giuliani was sent a message of some kind (political, we assume) via an attack by a worker at a ShopRite store on Staten Island on Sunday. He was at the location campaigning for his son, Andrew Giuliani. As a result of being attacked, the 78-year-old former New York City mayor was shaken, but apparently
*(CNN) — South Africa was on Sunday mourning the deaths of 22 young people — some of them as young as 13 — at a tavern in East London. National police minister Bheki Cele told reporters when visiting the scene that he could not yet say what happened at the venue, but said some of
*Lizzo, along with other entertainment companies, pledged a $1 million donation to Planned Parenthood. In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs Wade, Lizzo and LiveNation have pledged $1 million to the cause. On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned the historic court case that allowed safe abortions. “I’m pledging $500k from my
Seven Decades After First Black Reporter Covered the White House, the Black Press Receives Coveted Credentials
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Seventy-two years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt invited Harry S. McAlpin Jr. of the National Negro Publishers Association to cover […] The post Seven Decades After First Black Reporter Covered the White House, the Black Press Receives Coveted Credentials appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
Project SEARCH at Kennedy Krieger aims to break down employment barriers for people with disabilities
By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer Nygil Sims’ typical workday as a Rehabilitation Technician involves supporting physical therapists as they treat patients with severe spinal cord injuries. His tasks […] The post Project SEARCH at Kennedy Krieger aims to break down employment barriers for people with disabilities appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, AFRO MDDC Intern Since July 27, 2021, a select House of Representatives Committee has been investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol building. The […] The post The case against Trump and what we know from the Jan. 6 hearings appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press The historic vote by employees of a Maryland Apple store to unionize — a first for the technology giant — is a significant step in a […] The post Maryland Apple workers face hurdles after vote to unionize appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David Lance, AFRO MDDC Intern Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott stands in solidarity with the employees of Walters Art Museum in their efforts to unionize with the American Federation of […] The post Baltimore Mayor supports unionization efforts at Walters Art Museum appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .