By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org Applications for YouthWorks 2023 will open on Jan. 3 for interested Baltimore city youth and local organizations that would like to provide opportunities. YouthWorks provides job opportunities for Baltimore residents between the ages of 14 and 21. Applications will close for youth on
*(CNN) — Ellen DeGeneres fought back tears in her first public video statement since the death of beloved talk show personality and her friend Stephen “tWitch” Boss. “Hey everybody. I just wanted to say the past 11 days have been really tough for everyone,” DeGeneres said in a video posted to her social media
*Social Heat is blazing today. We’ve got a steaming mad Sonstar Peterson (father of Tory Lanez) reacting to his son’s guilty verdict by blaming the Los Angeles County court/jury system and for some reason, Roc Nation and Jay Z. It’s a must-see. (Scroll down to watch.) Also, according to Rolling Stone, reporter Nancy Dillon observed
*When you hear about black-owned liquor brands you may first think of Diddy, Jay-Z, Kevin Hart, and the list can go on. But those mentioned are all celebrities and most people wouldn’t look at the spirits industry as one to break into. That isn’t the case for entrepreneur Ricky Miller, who is the CEO and
*(CNN) — A Los Angeles jury on Friday found rapper and singer Tory Lanez guilty of three charges related to the July 2020 shooting of fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion in the Hollywood Hills, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said. Lanez had pleaded not guilty in November 2020 to assault with a semiautomatic firearm
Right in time for the holidays, DreamWorks Animation brings back to the screen the endearing feline swashbuckler, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.” This time, however, the fear-defying feline is terrified of the future. “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (PiB),” the once daring outlaw, discovers that his passion for peril and disregard for safety
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO At Samuel Coleridge Taylor Elementary School in Baltimore City members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, along with volunteers from New Psalmist Baptist Church, are making a dent in the city’s food insecurity problem. In an initiative launched in November the sorority’s Epsilon Omega Chapter has distributed more
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By Lenora Howze, AFRO Executive Director If you think representation doesn’t matter, look no further than the scene that recently unfolded inside of the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Student conductor Bruce Perry, one of few Black conductors in the industry, was recently leading the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra orchestra in the Meyerhoff lobby when he