*Mehcad Brooks has been cast as a series regular for the 2022-23 season of NBC’s “Law & Order” revival. The long-running series is coming up on its 22nd season. Brooks will play a detective but details about his role are being kept under wraps for now. His casting comes amid reports that Anthony Anderson is once…
*In this candid conversation with entertainment journalist and podcaster, Allison Kugel for the newest episode of the Allison Interviews podcast, comedian Chaunté Wayans opens up about growing up with her uncles Keenen, Damon, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, and her Aunt Kim Wayans. Chaunté recounts how the Wayans family writes and develops their comedy as a…
*Tyler Perry is speaking out about what happened immediately following Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars in March. Speaking to Gayle King as part of the Tribeca Film Festival’s Directors Series in New York City on Monday, Perry, who attended the Oscars ceremony, explained that he deescalated the situation after the smack, PEOPLE…
By Jay Reeves, The Associated Press For almost 40 years starting in the 1930s, as government researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of syphilis in Alabama so they […] The post New York fund apologizes forrole in Tuskegee syphilis study appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black journalists claim that White media has misrepresented the exodus of Black staffers from the president’s office. By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO News reports from White outlets questioned […] The post Should Americans be worried about the White House “Blaxit”? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Samy Magdy, The Associated Press The U.N. envoy for Sudan on May 29 decried the killing of two people in a violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters who once again […] The post UN envoy decries Sudan violence after 2 killed in protests appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Young, Black woman attorney launches scholarship to increase minority representation in ‘Big Law’ jobs
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com Imani Maatuka was born into a family of lawyers. There was never a question of if she would […] The post Young, Black woman attorney launches scholarship to increase minority representation in ‘Big Law’ jobs appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By David C. Miller Historically, Black fathers continue to be marginalized and depicted as absent, deadbeat and emotionally disconnected from their children. Within public discourse, these exaggerated portrayals have become […] The post Encouraging and supporting Black fathers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Associated Press Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has authorized Juneteenth Day — the federal holiday marking the end of slavery — as a holiday for state workers this year […] The post Juneteenth marked as state holiday in Alabama this year appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Dr. John E. Warren The recent slaughter of Black people at the TOPS Grocery Store in Buffalo, N.Y. carries a number of messages for those who are paying attention, […] The post Racial violence, hate crimes, and “us” appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .