By Rashaad Thomas, Word In Black News about school shootings, achievement gaps, the digital divide, COVID-19, and monkeypox inundate us daily. Watching my 7-year-old daughter walk onto her school campus […] The post A back-to-school letter to my daughter appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black When Jania Otey started researching public schools in 2008 to enroll her son, she was disappointed with her options. She started connecting with people […] The post What Black homeschooling parents want you to know appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member After winning the Democratic primary on July 19, gubernatorial nominee Wes Moore now moves on to face Dan Cox, […] The post Wes Moore visits communities across Maryland ahead of November election appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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By Ama Brown, Special to the AFRO Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg took Netflix by storm recently, taking down supernatural beings for the culture in “Day Shift,” a fun, witty […] The post Netflix debuts supernatural thriller featuring Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Cathy Bussewitz, The Associated Press As the head of the nation’s largest rooftop solar installer, Mary Powell has a stake in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, which includes […] The post What the Inflation Reduction Act could mean for homeowners considering rooftop solar appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*The state of #California continues to lead the way nationwide when it comes to being environmentally friendly by making decisions to benefit the state and its residents. Via a recent announcement, California has formally decided to ban the sale of all new gasoline cars by the year 2035—something that has been in the works for quite
*The global awards ceremony to exclusively celebrate Jazz music, The Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirit of Jazz, and its creator and executive producer, Wendy F. Williams today announce the recipients of six honorary awards and the nominees in eight competitive award categories. These special honors, as well as the thirty-three nominees, recognize individuals who
*Looks like Lil Wayne has another case to worry about. According to an exclusive report by @radaronline, the rapper is being sued by an ex-employee. Court documents obtained by the news site says that on June 10, 2022, the ex-employee Andrew Williams boarded a private plane with Lil Wayne when the rapper started arguing with