*If you asked former NFLer Chad Johnson if he’s cheap, we bet he’ll say yes. We’re pretty confident in making that bet because of what we know about Johnson: he’s admitted to living inside the Bengals stadium for two years! Johnson who also went by the moniker, “Ochocinco,” was drafted by the Bengals in 2001
Melanie Charles *News flash! Looking for something “jazzy” to do in NYC? Well then check this out. Grammy Award-winning jazz artist phenom, Melanie Charles will perform live at the legendary NYC Blue Note Jazz Club (131 W. 3rd Street in) New York on Monday, February 27 for 2 shows at 8 pm and 10:30 pm.
‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Wakanda Forever,’ Angela Bassett and Will Smith Win Big At NAACP Image Awards | WATCH
*Another NAACP Image Awards, which emanated from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Saturday evening, is in the books. The Queen Latifah-hosted event showed love for the best in Black entertainment and culture in 2022. The award show, however, doesn’t just honor Black performers. This year Latin/Hispanic actor Tenoch Huerta Mejía won Best Supporting Actor for “Black
By BIANCA VÁZQUEZ TONESS and SHARON LURYE, Associated Press She’d be a senior right now, preparing for graduation in a few months, probably leading her school’s modern dance troupe and taking art classes. Instead, Kailani Taylor-Cribb hasn’t taken a single class in what used to be her high school since the height of the coronavirus
Baltimore Gas and Electric conduit deal brings calls for transparency and lawsuit by former Black workers to forefront
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org and Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, email@example.com The Baltimore City Council’s Legislative Investigations Committee held a public hearing on Feb. 23 to discuss control and maintenance of the city’s underground conduit system and a recent deal with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE). Council members Eric T. Costello, Sharon
Cathy explains it all: Baltimore City officials continue to haggle over the conduit system– but what does it really mean?
By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO In an October 2022 interview with the AFRO- American Newspapers, Mayor Brandon Scott told Ralph Moore that Baltimore City was not selling its conduit system. And it has not. “No,” he said. “What I have before the board is a study to determine what is best for the
TBE# 8 – Desantis Has Learned the Wrong Lessons from History. He Wants to Make Sure No One Else Learns the Right Ones.
By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists
MICHIGAN AND NORTH CAROLINA CREATIVES SOUGHT FOR BLACK MEDIA STORY SUMMIT Up to $60,000 in funding to be awarded for media projects promoting vaccination Black Public Media (BPM) is inviting Michigan and North Carolina creatives to join health care professionals and other stakeholders at its upcoming Black Media Story Summit for a day of conversation
By AFRO Staff Fans of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) from around the nation converged on Baltimore this week for the 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament. HBCU athletes, cheerleaders and mascots left it all on the court as they faced off with some of the country’s top athletes. Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott kicks
#NigeriaDecides2023: Prophet Isaiah Wealth Shares 5 Code Of Conducts for a Violence Free Electoral Process
Practicing Restraint For Peace And Unity, Prophet Isaiah Wealth shares codes of conducts for a violence-free electoral process. The man of God who doubles as the senior pastor Of Gospel Pillars Church, in a speech enlightened citizens of the country on the five (5) code conducts to follow in order to experience a peaceful electoral