By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Gun violence wasn’t something 33-year-old Jasmine Ramsey thought too much about–at least in terms of affecting her. On Feb. 27, 2021, that […] The post New poll shows one in five Americans have been affected by gun violence appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Anissa Durham, Word In Black Black folks are talking about mental health more often, but the price and access to talk therapy and medication are common barriers for our […] The post Here’s why you should try cold exposure therapy appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Public Welfare Foundation restores the nation’s first Black designed, constructed, and owned building
By Robyn F. Barnes, Special to the AFRO The True Reformer Building at 1200 U Street Northwest in D.C.’s Shaw District is at once, a glimpse of the past, an […] The post Public Welfare Foundation restores the nation’s first Black designed, constructed, and owned building appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Erin Whiteside, The Spokesman-Recorder Of the many outstanding components of her game, Serena Williams may best be known for her commanding serve. Those serves, unleashed throughout a 27-year professional […] The post Serena Williams’ legacy of challenging racism and sexism in sports and journalism appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*T.I. has called out the Atlanta Falcons over the team’s new anthem because it does not include artists from the city. Actor-singer Rotimi was tapped to perform the team’s new “Rise Up” song and the music video was shared on the Falcon’s Instagram account on Saturday (Sept. 10), Revolt reports. T.I. was left feeling slighted
*Disney has released the first teaser trailer for the live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” starring actress/singer Halle Bailey. The clip features Ariel (Bailey) swimming through a shipwreck before singing “Part of Your World.” The first teaser arrives more than three years after Disney’s casting of Bailey sparked racist backlash from haters who believe mermaids
*(CNN) — “Jaws” ushered in the age of the blockbuster in 1975, changing the way movies were marketed and released — practices that were cemented into the framework for summer releases when “Star Wars” followed two years later. Now, in a telling sign of the times, director Steven Spielberg’s seafaring thriller that had audiences screaming
*Approximately eight in 10 Americans agree society puts too much value on appearing youthful, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 adults ages 25 and over, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Great Lakes Wellness Collagen, examined perspectives around aging and found that most agree that in today’s world, there’s a negative bias around
*Hollywood, Calif. – Netflix today announced a series order for “The Vince Staples Show,” a scripted comedy starring the critically acclaimed artist, actor and creator. The fictional series is loosely inspired by Staples’ life, taking place in Long Beach, California. Executive producers for The Vince Staples Show are Vince Staples, Kenya Barris for Khalabo Ink
By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor, email@example.com Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has announced a youth curfew for Prince George’s County, following a deadly Labor Day weekend and one of […] The post Youth curfew announced for minors in Prince George’s County appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .