Major League Soccer (MLS) continues to grow its fan base across the country. Since its launch in 1993 with ten inaugural teams, the league has expanded its footprint to 27 teams. There has been at least one team a year added to the league, and its popularity hasn’t gone unnoticed by other sports figures and
Audible’s newest original comedy docu-series “Funny My Way,” premiers August 4, 2022. Narrated by comedian sensation J.B. Smoove (Real Husbands Of Hollywood, Woke, Last O.G.), the six-part Audible Original is a homage to six iconic Black comedians who have broken barriers in the entertainment industry, talking about the everyday struggles in the Black community, fighting
*(CNN) — After more than 50 years in showbiz, Sheryl Lee Ralph has finally received her first Emmy nomination. And her joy is infectious. In a minute-long video shared by her son on Twitter, Ralph — who plays teacher Barbara Howard on ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” — is on the phone receiving the news of her
The White Dress Project to host EmPOWERment Experience in D.C. for women suffering from uterine fibroids
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member email@example.com The White Dress Project (TWDP), a nonprofit organization that raises global awareness about the uterine fibroid epidemic, on […] The post The White Dress Project to host EmPOWERment Experience in D.C. for women suffering from uterine fibroids appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
By Kara Thompson, MDDC Intern On June 14, 40 students from four different schools in Baltimore City received scholarships in memory of Destiny Harrison, the 21-year-old hairdresser and salon owner […] The post Forty cosmetology students receive ‘Destiny’s Dream’ scholarship in honor of slain entrepreneur appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Ralph E. Moore Jr. D. Watkins may very well be the best-known writer on the Baltimore scene these days. I’ve read all his books: “The Beastside,” “The Cook Up,” […] The post The Moore Report: A review of D. Watkins latest book, ‘Black Boy Smile’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Christ Restoration Ministries is inviting local residents to attend its Annual Church Picnic for fun, food, and giveaways. Laurel, MD — Summertime is for breaking out the grills, enjoying time with […] The post #FaithWorks: Local Church Hosts Annual Picnic to Bring the Community Together appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by ReShonda Tate John Gray, a former pastor at Houston’s Lakewood Church who now leads his own congregation in South Carolina, is in the hospital battling a rare type of […] The post #FaithWorks: Pastor John Gray fighting for his life appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Central City Productions has announced the nominees for the 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the annual celebration honoring excellence in Gospel music. The Stellar Awards will return to Atlanta for the live-taped ceremony on Saturday, July 16, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, as part of an illustrious weekend of events that will include
CeCe Winans, Pastor Mike Jr., Tamela Mann, Jonathan McReynolds, Mali Music, Todd Dulaney, and Kelontae Gavin among top nominees. The post 2022 Stellar Award Nominations Announced appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.