By Petty Officer 1st Class Patricia Rodriguez, Navy Office of Community Outreach NORFOLK, Va. – Seaman Samuel Ikome, a native of Owings Mills, Maryland, serves aboard the Navy’s newest warship […] The post Owings Mills native serves aboard Navy’s newest warship appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*Chicago’s Duke the Jeweler (pictured above with rapper Boosie) was reportedly robbed after winning $100,000 in a dice game with J. Prince Jr. He was ambushed and fatally shot while walking to his car, according to multiple reports. The robbery and killing reportedly occurred after the victim attended a Boosie Badazz concert in Houston on
*Ezekiel Kelly is the crazed gunman who went on a wild shooting spree in Memphis on Wednesday — killing four people. He livestream his rampage on Facebook until police caught up with him at about 9:30 p.m., according to authorities. Kelly, 19, is facing numerous felony charges including, The New York Post reports. Memphis police
*(CNN) — Surprises, schemes and supreme skill — the NFL is back. The US’ most popular sport returns on Thursday as the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Los Angeles Rams, host the Buffalo Bills at SoFi Stadium. Heading into the season as reigning champions, the Rams will see their championship banner lifted into the rafters
*California Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta is urging Californians to take advantage of recent changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF) programs. Bonta’s announcement coincides with a CNBC survey that reports 31% of Black women are disproportionately impacted by student debt. Also, four years after
Hit Film ‘New Jack City’ Announces Stage Tour w/Allen Payne, Treach, Big Daddy Kane & Flex Alexander
*Philadelphia, PA – Critics hailed it as “authentic and gritty,” “edgy and vibrant,” and “an action-laden epic about the rise and fall of an inner-city crack dealer.” The film was New Jack City. Thirty years after its original release, theatrical hitmaker Je’Caryous Johnson resurrects the record-grossing crime thriller on stages across the country. Written, directed
Congratulations pour in for Gospel singer Eben as he welcomes a new baby with his wife Jahdiel. Taking to his Instagram page, the ‘victory’ singer shared the great news with his fans, along with an adorable photo showing the baby’s hand. “Come and join us sing HALLELUJAH. Heaven has just dispatched another KING to earth
**Baltimore City & Country Residents Boil Water Advisory** You should use bottled water or boil tap water. This is because a boil water advisory means your community’s water has, or […] The post Baltimore City/County Boil Water Advisory appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
(Black PR Wire) – September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. During this observance, people living with sickle cell disease, as well as their caregivers, advocates and healthcare professionals, come […] The post PRESS ROOM: Black PR Wire Recognizes National Sickle Cell Awareness Month appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
E.Coli detected in Charm City water: Baltimore City residents react to boil water notice in their homes and businesses
By Spencer Alyson, AFRO Intern and Alexis Taylor, AFRO News Editor Ataylor@afro.com Community residents spoke with the AFRO at water distribution centers this week after a large portion of West […] The post E.Coli detected in Charm City water: Baltimore City residents react to boil water notice in their homes and businesses appeared first on