By Maya Pottiger, Special to the AFRO Some families have recipes they pass down, others have jewelry or furniture. In the Murphy family, the AFRO American Newspaper has been passed […] The post The AFRO at 130: six generations of Black excellence appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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By Ralph E. Moore, Jr., Special to the AFRO Starting way back in 1944, the great Sam Lacy was sports editor for the AFRO American Newspaper. Mr. Lacy not only […] The post Commentary: The AFRO at 130: a look back at the legacy of Sam Lacy appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*After a 3-year hiatus, the 12-member California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) held its “African American Leaders for Tomorrow Program” (AALT) on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills CSUDH. From July 20 to 23, the CLBC brought together high school students from throughout California for a series of workshops and social activities aimed at
*Saudi Arabia plans to build a 75-mile-long skyscraper, according to a Wall Street Journal report. To put it into perspective, the building will be long enough to stretch across the distance between Manhattan to New Haven, Connecticut. Designed by Morphosis Architects of the U.S. and dubbed the “Mirror Line,” the $1 trillion project would be
*Police are on the hunt for ex-NFL star Aqib Talib’s brother Yaqub Salik Talib, who’s been named as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a football coach on Saturday. According to the Lancaster Police Department, a disagreement occurred between the coaching staff and an officiating crew at a youth football field at the
*Tisha Campbell has revealed just how emotionally drained she was after her divorce from Duane Martin. She intimates that after the separation, she had to figure out she was outside of being a wife and mother. Campbell was a guest on Hot 97’s “Ebro in the Morning” show. “One of the things that goes through
*Joycelyn Savage, who’s also R. Kelly’s long-time come-we-stay girlfriend and now allegedly his fiancée — is releasing a tell-all book about her times with the controversial R&B singer. According to The NY Post, the 26-year-old said the book “should be published on Saturday.” The book is titled “Love and Joy of Robert.” “All I can
Simplicity Records announces the fourth Edition of their live recording concert “Synergy 4.0” which is set to take place at Concord House, Dagenham, in the UK on September, 10th 2022. The label associated with celebrated UK-based gospel music ministers such as Evans and Purist Ogboi aims that the concert brings God’s people together in worship
Canada-based songwriter Mama Tee, Nigeria-based Awipi, and Rume deliver a live rendition of their single “Beauty of Holiness”. The worship song was originally released in 2021 and is featured on Mama Tee’s debut album “Nothing is Impossible”. According to Mama Tee, “Beauty of Holiness” came to her while she was worshipping God in church. “It