*ABC News has named Janai Norman co-anchor of the weekend edition “Good Morning America.” Norman has worked for ABC News for 11 years. She will share the anchor desk with Eva Pilgrim and Whit Johnson every weekend. In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Kim Godwin, president of ABC News, described Janai as a versatile
*An online fan of singer Miguel has come out to talk about a meeting she had with him ten years ago in which she describes as a disappointing experience. The TikTok video of the fan sharing her experience recently went viral. The meeting with the R&B singer took place at a club for his wife’s
*Social media went wild after the daughter of (one of) the world’s richest men posted a picture with a black male. Phoebe Gates, the daughter of Bill Gates, has become the latest to be trolled online but unfortunately with a mass amount of racist remarks. Gates, 19, posted a photo on Instagram of a young
*Bobby Brown became the “King of Stage” after he left the popular group New Edition to launch his solo career in 1986. The Boston native released his first solo album that became an instant success, scoring a No.1 R&B hit with “Girlfriend.” The song did well, but his next two singles were not as commercially
*Raphael Saadiq has been named executive music producer for Marvel’s new animated series “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.” The Grammy-winning musician will be responsible for giving the series a sound that is akin to the many music genres popular in New York City (hip-hop, pop, R&B, jazz, Jamaican, funk, Latin). The news came out on
NNPA and Transformative Justice Coalition announce national GOTV campaign targeting 10 million more Black voters
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Ahead of the all-important 2022 midterm elections, reports show that more than 55 million Americans remain unregistered to vote – […] The post NNPA and Transformative Justice Coalition announce national GOTV campaign targeting 10 million more Black voters appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Authorities recently released disturbing bodycam footage of Jayland Walker’s death at the hands of Akron, Ohio police officers. Walker was an unarmed Black […] The post Akron police release disturbing bodycam of Jayland Walker’s shooting death appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Michael Tarm, Kathleen Foody, and Stephen Groves, The Associated Press The man charged with killing seven people when he unleashed a hail of bullets on an Independence Day parade […] The post Police say parade shooting suspect contemplated second attack appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
More than 1,000 Black women leaders call on Biden administration to step up efforts to free Brittney Griner
By Stacey M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent A collective of nearly 1,200 intergenerational, intersectional Black women leaders across the United States is calling on the Biden administration to ramp […] The post More than 1,000 Black women leaders call on Biden administration to step up efforts to free Brittney Griner appeared first on AFRO
By Special to the AFRO A groundbreaking ceremony will be held this weekend at an important historic site in Maryland. The Scotland African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church in Montgomery […] The post #FaithWorks: Scotland AME Zion Church Groundbreaking Ceremony appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .