By A. Tonya Odom, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield I often hear people wondering aloud about what makes a group diverse. Is it different races, ethnicities or gender? Do members need to […] The post Our Unique Journeys: Diversity within Diversity appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
AFRO News: 130 years of shaping American sports and honoring African-American athletes and journalists
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO For centuries sports have been an essential part of African-American culture. The role of athletics in the Black community is crucial, as some […] The post AFRO News: 130 years of shaping American sports and honoring African-American athletes and journalists appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*(CNN) — Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has been elected as the country’s next President, the electoral commission announced Monday. Ruto won with 50.49% of the vote, narrowly defeating veteran opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who was contesting his fifth election. He will become Kenya’s fifth President since independence, winning the seat
*The Golden State is doing more than just pray for rain amidst the historic drought that is battering the state and the western United States. Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would increase California’s water supply and combat the extreme weather patterns caused by climate change. The initiative, the 19-page “California’s Water Supply Strategy
*(CNN) — At least 50 people have died and “many” displaced after recent torrential rains caused flooding in northern Nigeria, Sani Yusuf, executive secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Jigawa State said. “When you go around [Jigawa State], we lost about 50 people to the flood,” Yusuf told reporters on camera Sunday
*He is the author of a new academic publication, Indigenous Knowledge: An Alternative for Food Security and wellness in Africa. Of Nigerian heritage, Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor whose high school education was at Lagos Baptist Academy, Nigeria, received his M.A and Ph.D. in Political Science from Clark- Atlanta University and he is a post-graduate of Harvard
*A Spirit Airlines employee who got into a fight with a would-be passenger at DFW airport is on the verge of losing his job. This is a could’ve, should’ve, would’ve moment: It could have been avoided. It should have been avoided. And it would have been avoided if the airline employee would have recognized his
“You Are My Healer,” is the second single from sonorous vocalist, Naomi Classik, this year following “Chukwu Okike,” which dropped in March. The song expresses total dependence and reliance on God, with life-affirming lyrics. “You are My Healer, you are my keeper, you are my constant friend, I don’t need any other” Naomi expressed in
3x Grammy nominee Brian Courtney Wilson drops a new song, “Always Peace,” along with the performance video exclusively on YouTube. The new track is available today to download/stream on digital platforms. Penning the retro-sounding song with writer and producer Dana Sorey, Wilson offers “Always Peace” as a call for peace in our lives and our circumstances no matter
“GOSPEL RAP IS BACK” affirms 1K Phew on the stage at the 37th Annual Stellar Awards after he and Reach Records label mate and mentor, Lecrae, were awarded Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for their collaborative album, No Church In A While. While that album pushed the Atlanta rapper to new heights, landing him