As the AFRO prepares to end the year, we also remember those who have died in 2022. This is a compiled list of individuals who made a great impact in the world. From Charles McGee, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of the first African American fighter pilots which formed during World War
By Carolyn Thompson and Jake Bleiberg, The Associated Press Millions of people hunkered down against a deep freeze on Christmas Day to ride out the winter storm that has killed at least 29 people across the United States and is expected to claim more lives after trapping some residents inside houses with heaping snow drifts
Nigerian Gospel singer-songwriter Onu Peter winds up the year 2022 with a new single “Uchu Gbede Ojo.” The Amapiano fusion titled in his native language, which means “I Am Grateful”, is a song of praise and gratitude that exalts God. Synonymous with energetic AfroGospel, the Germany-based singer Onu Peter delivers yet another powerful rendition, written
*After Taste of Soul (TOS) had been on a three-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, founder/creator Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. brought back the annual event in 2022 and crowds flocked to attend “the largest block party on the West Coast.” Initial fears that an early morning rain would keep people away appeared unfounded as
Tom Hanks, in one of his best roles yet, stars as the grumpy Otto Anderson in “A Man Called Otto.” The story is based on the bestseller “A Man Called Ove.” Otto has given up on life since his wife has passed, and he sees no reason to live. Plus, life has been complicated by
*It’s New year’s Eve and that means Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper are doing their thing on CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live.” Nick Cannon stopped by and you know Andy just had to ask Nick, the father of 12 kids, about his “plan” for having more children. When the interview began, Cannon appeared to be
*R. Kelly is speaking out and wants you to know the real deal between him and Joycelyn Savage and that mystery album that came out a few weeks ago called I Admit it. In his first interview since being convicted of sex trafficking, the disgraced singer cleared up several rumors, according to Rap-Up. Speaking with
*Snoop Dogg loves smoking weed, and it is not something he is shy of reminding anyone who cares to listen. He occasionally uploads content of his latest smoking session, just to let his fans know he has not yet given up the habit. But it looks as though Uncle Snoop has finally met his match.
By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO When Congressman-elect Maxwell Alejandro Frost is sworn into the 118th Congress on Jan. 3, the newest member of the Congressional Black Caucus might still be homeless. Frost, the first-Generation Z member elected to Congress, is no different than approximately 6,300 other Washingtonians with no secure housing in place.
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO Ranked in the top 10 best places to live for families, the City of Gaithersburg, Md. is known for great neighborhoods and good people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds that play, work and worship together in schools, businesses and churches throughout the town. One church, Mercy Seat