By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO This week Mayor Brandon Scott announced that Baltimore’s Guaranteed Income pilot program was officially depositing money into eligible bank accounts. A total of […] The post Guaranteed income pilot puts Baltimore at forefront of nation’s fight against poverty appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By ReShonda Tate, Defender News Network With prices rising to the highest rates the U.S. has seen in more than 40 years, Black families are bearing the brunt of inflation. […] The post Inflation slamming Blacks in US- here’s how to slam back appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tashi McQueen, Report For America Corps Member, AFRO Political Writer On Aug. 16, President Biden officially signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains policy on deficit reduction, […] The post Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*(CNN) — On what would have been Kobe Bryant‘s 44th birthday, attorneys for his widow and a co-plaintiff urged a jury Tuesday to consider awarding millions of dollars for emotional distress and violation of constitutional rights caused by Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters taking and sharing of close-up images of their loved ones’ remains.
*“It’s about 30-35 years old,” said trumpeter John Fumasoli about his band The Jones Factor when asked. “It evolved into The Jones Factor. Its name is actually a song written by one of the trumpet players on this record.” The Jones Factor, founded in 1986, just recently released their third album “The Times is Now”
*Award-winning writer, producer and actress, Issa Rae stopped by Comedy Central’s Hell of A Week with Charlamagne Tha God to discuss Warner Bros. Discovery, her career and more. Hell Of A Week with Charlamagne Tha God airs Thursdays at 11:30PM ET on Comedy Central. Episodes will be available to stream the following day on Paramount+ throughout the season. Clips from each episode
*HBO’s “House of the Dragon” debuted Sunday night and drew 9.986 million viewers across HBO and its HBO Max streaming service. The ratings make it the largest original series premiere in the network’s history. “House of the Dragon” comes over three years after the Game of Thrones finale. The series is set 200 years before
Summer’s #1 new show, “Password” is back with a new episode after “America’s Got Talent” tonight on NBC at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Celebrity guest J.B. Smoove and Jimmy Fallon will pair up with contestants and face off over two games, while Keke Palmer hosts. Players from each team guess secret passwords using only one-word clues for a chance to win up to $25,000. Legendary
Ellie Holcomb releasing her third children’s book, Sounding Joy, available September 20th. The post Ellie Holcomb Set To Release Children’s Christmas Book appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
The Pandora team honored Sapp with the Billionaire Award, celebrating more than one billion streams on the platform, at the National Museum of African American Music. The post Marvin Sapp Receives Pandora’s “Billionaire” Award appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.