Securus Technologies spearheaded the first-ever “Original Hip-Hop Track Contest” for individuals incarcerated in Department of Corrections facilities throughout the U.S. This contest, organized in partnership with Lecrae, gave the incarcerated the opportunity to showcase their musical talents and bring hope through the power of lyrics. The post Lecrae Releases Song in First-Ever Hip-Hop Track Contest
Dixon’s new partnership with Mercy Ships, the Build A Boat campaign is an effort to raise awareness, support and inspire fans to volunteer abroad with Mercy Ships. The post Colton Dixon Teams Up with Charity Offering Life-Changing Surgeries appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO As the country continues its fight on the drug overdose epidemic, the number of deaths soars in many cities across the nation, and […] The post Experts urge for comprehensive approach to prevent overdose deaths in Baltimore appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO, firstname.lastname@example.org The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revealed new changes of its operations and the COVID-19 quarantine protocol. This sparked […] The post CDC challenges continue: fighting a pandemic requires public trust appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Sign up for our #Faithworks newsletter that is filled with inspirational Faith Content that highlights religious leaders in Black communities, faith-based articles, inspirational quotes of the month, and a monthly […] The post #Faithworks appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
#Faithworks: Pastor of Ames Memorial United Methodist Church supports back-to-school initiative, speaks on forthcoming community resource hub
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO As summer vacation comes to a close, Ames Memorial United Methodist Church in Sandtown made sure students were prepared with their annual back-to-school […] The post #Faithworks: Pastor of Ames Memorial United Methodist Church supports back-to-school initiative, speaks on forthcoming community resource hub appeared first on AFRO American
By Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press When Minneapolis teachers settled a 14-day strike in March, they celebrated a groundbreaking provision in their new contract that was meant to shield teachers […] The post Minneapolis teacher contract’s race language ignites firestorm appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff Venus Williams continues to clock “aces” off-court, recently announcing the launching of her company’s first eyewear collection. EleVen, the tennis star’s activewear brand, has partnered with Look […] The post EleVen by Venus Williams launches eyewear line appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
The Deshaun Watson Settlement Shows the NFL Has Made Progress with Sexual Misconduct Accusations | VIDEO
*(CNN) — Over a decade ago, Ben Roethlisberger was accused of sexually assaulting a college student in Georgia — a case that sent shudders through the NFL world. Roethlisberger, the starting quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers at the time, was beloved by fans — having led the Steelers to two Super Bowl championships. Though Roethlisberger
Two-thirds of Americans say they live by a carpe diem mindset, new research suggests. A poll of 2,000 Americans aged 21+ revealed that 65 percent of them have adopted a “seize the day” attitude. In fact, 66 percent believe that they are living more in the moment today than compared to pre-pandemic times. And that’s