By Bobby Caina Calvan, The Associated Press Pride parades kicked off in New York City and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound […] The post U.S. Pride parades march onwith new urgency appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Airport Sees Growing Passenger Traffic Ahead of Holiday Weekend The peak summer travel season is underway, and a busy weekend is expected over the Fourth of July holiday at Baltimore/Washington […] The post BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Prepared for Busy Summer Travel Season appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Nigerian singer and recording artist, Mauvinz’Worship is out with a brand new single and he titles this one “You’re God” (Na You Be God). The upbeat tune captures the singer’s commitment to serving God till the end of time. It’s a song of praise that encourages listeners to put their trust totally in the unfailing
*(CNN) — R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch at the federal detention facility in New York where he is being held after he was sentenced this week to 30 years in prison on racketeering and sex trafficking charges, his lawyer said Friday. But the disgraced R&B singer is not suicidal, attorney Jennifer Bonjean
*(CNN) — The two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner went on trial at a court near Moscow on Friday, on drug smuggling charges which can be punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Griner, 31, a Phoenix Mercury player who plays in Russia during the WNBA’s off-season, was arrested February 17 at
*Have you ever wondered why more men don’t take their wives’ last names? According to Get Pocket, “In a study of 877 heterosexual married men, less than 3 percent took their wife’s name when they got married.” The outlet also notes that “Seventy-two percent of adults polled in a 2011 study said they believe a
*(CNN) — President Joe Biden will award the Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — to 17 recipients next week, with his first slate of honorees since taking office featuring Olympians, an Academy Award winner, the first American to receive the Covid-19 vaccine outside of trials, lawmakers on both sides of the
*Kevin Hart has announced a brand new original animated project, “Confessions from the Hart,” debuting July 6 exclusively on Roku. The 30-minute animated anthology is based on his popular IGTV series of the same name. The special will also kick off a series of Web3 experiences including an NFT collection that will release to the
By Kara Thompson, MDDC Intern The AFRO American Newspapers won big at the National Newspapers Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Messenger Awards this year. The publication, which began in 1892, was one […] The post AFRO wins big at NNPA awards ceremony during annual convention appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By TOM HAYS, BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using […] The post R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .