By ArtfulTea.com It’s a new year and a lot of people are trying out new things. Many people are attempting to embody the phrase ‘new year, new me’ by focusing on their health and wellness. In addition to being a time for new beginnings, January is also National Hot Tea month. There are lots of
By Ashraf Khalil and Calvin Woodward, The Associated Press A half century after Roe v. Wade, March for Life supporters on Jan. 20 celebrated the Supreme Court’s dismantling of that constitutional right to abortion and heralded the political struggle set loose by the court’s decision. President Joe Biden pledged to do all in his limited
By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO “Bethune Cookman University has announced that Ed Reed has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the next head football coach at the university,” read the email submitted to Reed on the morning of Jan. 21. Responding before a room filled with parents, players and volunteers, an emotional
By AFRO Staff Baltimoreans came out to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 16 in Baltimore. After much controversy, and only a week to prepare, the parade turned out to be a major success. Bands, Black Greek Letter Organizations, city agencies, elected officials and non-profit groups all took part in the
By AFRO Staff The District of Columbia honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 16 with a Peace Walk and an array of events throughout the city. Our civic leaders, ambassadors, dignitaries, dancers, singers, musicians and children from various schools showed up to participate. Photos by Patricia McDougall Memorial Foundation President and C.E.O.
By Claire Rush and Harm Venhuizen, Associated Press/Report for America Women’s marches demanding abortion rights drew thousands of people across the country on Jan. 22, the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established federal protections for the procedure. “As we mark the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we
By Sara Burnett, The Associated Press Lori Lightfoot made history as the first Black woman and first openly gay person to serve as Chicago mayor, sailing to victory four years ago as an outsider who vowed to rid City Hall of corruption and deliver a safer, more equitable city. But her bid for a second
New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club announces an important run of Talib Kweli shows *New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club announces an important run of Talib Kweli (one half of iconic duo Black Star) shows alongside heavily-sampled jazz pioneer Bob James. Taking place this February 7-9, the shows promise to be the can’t-miss kick-off to
*The person (or persons) in charge of keeping up with top secret and classified documents should be fired! The head librarian from any one of the thousands of school districts across the country could do a better job. How do I know? I have had an overdue book or two when I was in school.
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Drake – Getty *Social Heat is winning. Drake paused his Apollo concert after an unidentified intoxicated fan, 26, fell from the balcony. A kind, caring Drake did stop the show to see if the “fall” was OK. Thankfully, no injuries occurred except for a broken lighting fixture. The show continued. Check out the video clips