Celebrating more than 18 years, the globally syndicated radio broadcast known as Bill Gaither’s Homecoming Radio is set to release a new season of programming this month, with brand new music and nationally recognized celebrity guests. The post A New Chapter Ahead For Homecoming Radio appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
Undocumented immigrants faced heightened challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of their immigration status, they could not qualify for federal relief, but state governments stepped in to create programs for excluded workers. By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com When the COVID-19 pandemic began to hinder employment in the U.S., the federal government worked quickly
By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO It’s almost festival season and that means the number one music festival in the nation’s capital is returning. Last week, Broccoli City Festival (BCF) dates and lineups were announced and like the young kids say, “it’s lit!” Broccoli City Festival is a “Black-owned social enterprise that focuses on
By Alfredo Peña, Fabiola Sánchez and Travis Loller, The Associated Press A road trip to Mexico for cosmetic surgery veered violently off course when four Americans were caught in a drug cartel shootout, leaving two dead and two held captive for days in a remote region of the Gulf coast before they were rescued from
New legislation passed by Georgia Senate Ethics Committee seeks to tighten proof of residency requirements, eliminate ballot drop boxes
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Republicans of Georgia’s General Assembly continue to make increasingly restrictive changes to voting laws in their state. On the last day of Black History Month, Georgia Senators passed SB 221 in the Senate Ethics Committee, which entirely removes the use of ballot drop boxes. This bill began as
By The Associated Press Exxon Mobil Corp. violated federal law for failing to take sufficient action as five hangman’s nooses were displayed at its facility in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the U.S. government said in a lawsuit. According to the government, in January 2020, a Black employee found a hangman’s noose at his worksite at the
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By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, email@example.com Take a five-mile drive through Baltimore and you can’t help but notice how wealth is disproportionately dispersed throughout the area. Though Charm City is home to the affluent communities of Charles Village, Harbor East, Canton and Gilford, it’s also home to more than 14,000 abandoned homes on hundreds
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black Doomscrolling, or the habit of skimming through consecutive depressing news stories for extended lengths of time, has become something of a national pastime — and it’s easy to tune it all out or wonder if things really are as bad as they seem. But when it comes to student