*While looking at coverage of the return of Brittney Griner from Russia, something looked different about her. Now we know what’s going on. The WNBA superstar’s signature dreads are GONE! Why is that, we’re all wondering. The answer, according to her attorney is because Russian prison temperatures were causing her hair to freeze. Yes, you
*We have some interesting tidbits lined up for you on Social Heat. Former “Insecure” cast member Yvonne Orji tells how co-star Jay Ellis jumped the fence at her $700 per month rent-controlled apartment and tried to convince her to move. But our girl said she was working on saving for a house. People gotta respect
*Terrence Howard announced on the red carpet event for “The Best Man: The Final Chapters,” that he is retiring from acting. “This is the end for me. I don’t know if it’s the end for the rest of them,” Howard Howard told Entertainment Tonight. “I retired two years ago, for the most part. I was
*Viola Davis has just gotten her first Grammy nomination for her outstanding 2022 memoir “Finding Me,” an audiobook she narrated herself. The “Woman King” star has already gone ahead and planned how to celebrate her win, should she win. Her win will usher her into the elite group of EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony)
*(CNN) — Nigeria’s first lady ordered security operatives to detain a student and also supervised his beating at the country’s presidential villa, his lawyer has alleged. Aminu Mohammed Adamu, 24, was detained by police in the capital Abuja over a tweet he posted on June 8 that contained what prosecutors said were defamatory remarks about
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By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, and Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Members, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org WNBA star Brittney Griner was released from a penal colony Dec. 8 after nine months in Russian custody in a prisoner swap for a convicted arms dealer. President Biden announced the release in a Dec. 8
By Antonio Ray Harvey, Black Press USA A webinar hosted by ChangeLawyers, the American Constitution Society (ACS) Bay Area, and Equal Justice Society was recently held to discuss the possible outcomes of the pending decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the case of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard.
By Kate Seltzer, Capital News Service The number of books people tried to ban from schools and libraries nearly tripled between 2019 and 2021, according to data from the American Library Association (ALA). The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 729 challenges to 1,597 separate book titles in 2021. That’s up from 377 challenges to
By Ben Jealous As I write this, the final few races are being called in the midterm elections that were held weeks ago. It’s clear that the House will be closely divided, with Republicans holding a very small majority. History shows that in midterm elections, the party that doesn’t hold the presidency typically gains a