*British actor John Boyega the star of ‘Breaking’ and known for his roles in the ‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy films The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker sat down with SiriusXM Progress host John Fugelsang and said why he felt inspired to speak out in London after the murder of George Floyd
*A jury in Oregon has ordered Walmart to pay a Black man $4.4 million in damages after he claimed in a lawsuit that he was racially profiled while shopping at the store. Michael Mangum, 61, was shopping for a light bulb at a store in Wood Village, Oregon, on March 26, 2020, when a former
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Moore says he will support ‘critical voices of community leaders’ pushing for West Baltimore food market
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member Wes Moore addressed community leaders’ concerns over food deserts in Charm City this summer, agreeing to help them tackle […] The post Moore says he will support ‘critical voices of community leaders’ pushing for West Baltimore food market appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
AFRO Gala draws elected officials, community leaders and Murphy descendants to 130th anniversary celebration
By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO Mayor Scott, Congressman Mfume among those in attendance Elected leaders and supporters of the AFRO-American Newspaper convened for a lavish gala on Aug. […] The post AFRO Gala draws elected officials, community leaders and Murphy descendants to 130th anniversary celebration appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, msaylesafro.com JPMorgan Chase’s senior business consultants in Baltimore, Beth Hehir and Hans Petit-Homme, hold more than 40 years of […] The post Chase Business Banking mentorship program offers one-one coaching to local minority entrepreneurs appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Hosts Back to School Event in Southwest DC As Community Prepares for Return to DC Public Schools This Week
By Deborah BaileyAFRO D.C. Editor The Black community surrounding Lansburg Park in SW D.C. has seen major changes in the 14 years since the Washington Nationals Park opened in 2008. […] The post Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Hosts Back to School Event in Southwest DC As Community Prepares for Return to DC Public Schools This
By Menra Mapfumo, BlackPressUSA After years of anticipation and fundraising, the wife of Jackie Robinson, Rachel Robinson, has officially opened the Jackie Robinson Museum to the public. The museum will […] The post Long-awaited Jackie Robinson Museum open to the public appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Jim Heintz, The Associated Press News Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies […] The post WNBA’s Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .