TUNE IN: 2023 Stellar Awards

Tune in to the 2023 Stellar Awards on the Stellar Network Sunday, July 30th at 6, 8 & 10 PM ET. Watch special performances from Kierra Sheard Kelly, Dottie Peoples, Maranda Curtis, Kirk Franklin, Zacardi Cortez and many more!  Pictured: Pastor Mike Jr. and Kierra Sheard Kelly


Recording Academy revamps rules, places restrictions on artificial intelligence in music

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire @StacyBrownMedia The Grammy Awards have issued changes to address how artificial intelligence (AI) affects music. Among the revisions is a rule stating that only “human creators” are eligible to win the music industry’s highest honor. According to the Associated Press, under the newly released “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Protocols,” a


Thomas “Detour” Evans wins open call bid for Denver International Airport art installation

By Askya Alexander, Special to the AFRO Renowned muralist and painter Thomas “Detour” Evans will be leaving his mark on the Denver International Airport (DEN) with an awe-inspiring installation that seamlessly blends culture, diversity and vibrant storytelling.  Known for his larger-than-life artwork, Evans’ latest masterpiece “It’s Not What You Take, It’s What You Bring Back,”


Five Black mental health accounts to follow

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black Social media has made it easier than ever to access mental health education. In a matter of seconds, a quick search for “ways to manage anxiety” or “how to set boundaries” on Instagram or TikTok lands users face-to-face with licensed therapists. With a new platform on the scene —