By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black Even in a school year derailed by a pandemic, Black students were disciplined at higher rates than white students across the country. Using statewide […] The post School Discipline in Black and White appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black people make up 20% of the overall Muslim population in the United States — and organizations like North Carolina’s Muslim Women For are inspiring them to create change. by […] The post #Faithworks: Meet the Faith-Based Group Mobilizing Black Muslims to Vote appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
To Be Equal #41: House Oversight Committee’s Revelations are Merely the Tip of Trump’s Iceberg of Graft
By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “The exorbitant rates charged to the Secret Service and agents’ frequent stays at Trump-owned properties raise significant concerns about the […] The post To Be Equal #41: House Oversight Committee’s Revelations are Merely the Tip of Trump’s Iceberg of Graft appeared first on AFRO American
By AFRO Staff Homecoming Day arrived at Morgan State University on Oct. 8, bringing thousands of alumni, friends and family back to the grounds where they first formed the ties […] The post Morgan State University alumni return to their roots for Homecoming Day 2022 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO The AFRO American Newspapers recently hosted a Chicken Boxx livestream titled, “Speak Your Truth,” where the Executive Director Lenora Howze and Managing Editor Rev. […] The post Tracing ancestors: unique personal journeys shared by AFRO staff appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By The Houston Defender, Word in Black The AFRO’s October Special Edition is all about the roots of our culture, our family lineage and the return to old ways and […] The post Top 10 must-see Black documentaries appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*(CNN) — Fashion powerhouse Balenciaga has officially severed ties with Kanye West following a series of antisemitic posts and other controversial comments from the rapper, according to a report from Women’s Wear Daily citing a statement from Balenciaga’s parent company. “Balenciaga has no longer any relationship nor any plans for future projects related to this
*Akon has hit up social media to react to being mocked for getting a $7500 hair transplant. We reported previously that Akon is on a press tour to talk about his development of “Akon City,” and composing the music for the World Cup. While stopping by @bigboysneighborhood, he revealed his full name is: Aliaune Damala
*Whoopi Goldberg has clapped back at Meghan Markle’s claims that she felt “objectified” while working as a suitcase model on the popular game show “Deal or No Deal.” Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, spoke about her experience on the game show in the latest episode of her Spotify podcast, “Archetypes.” She was one of 25 women
*(CNN) — Megan Thee Stallion and her boyfriend Pardison “Pardi” Fontaine are celebrating two years together. The two took to Instagram to share a photo of Fontaine, jokingly biting Megan. “Yr 2 with U,” the Megan wrote. Fontaine wrote, “TWO YEARS AROUND THE SUN .. SEEM LIKE WE BEEN ON OUR OWN PLANET.. I love