By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO Shawn Cosby decided the premier for 33rd and Memphis her latest independent film about the crossroads demanded by life’s decisions, had to premier […] The post Shawn Cosby co-directs ‘33rd and Memphis’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By H.R. Harris, Special to the AFRO While Michael McFadden flies between San Diego and Seattle Washington as a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, Air Force pilot Todd O’Brien is […] The post #FaithWorks: Maryland pilots with a higher calling sponsor Youth Day at Fort Meade appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
To Be Equal #30 – NBA Great Bill Russell Paved the Way for Two Generations of Social Activist Athletes
By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “Racism cannot just be shaken out of the fabric of society because, like dust from a rug, it dissipates into […] The post To Be Equal #30 – NBA Great Bill Russell Paved the Way for Two Generations of Social Activist Athletes appeared first on
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member email@example.com Born and raised in West Baltimore, Frank Hocker never imagined he would end up working in the dental […] The post Baltimore-based Hocker Dental Lab, boasts over 50 years in business appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Denise Rolak Barnes At 11:11 P.M. on July 16, Nyiah Courtney, a beautiful and smart 6-year-old girl, was struck by a gunman’s bullet in the course of a drive-by […] The post The other pandemic: gun violence and the death of Black children appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
A JAZZMAN’S BLUES – Tyler Perry Discusses New Film at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival | PHOTOs
*On Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, non-other than Tyler Perry participated in a Clips & Conversation moderated by Variety’s Angelique Jackson. A sweeping tale of forbidden love, A JAZZMAN’S BLUES unspools forty years of secrets and lies soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South. Written, directed
*Incredulously, during his arrest and just before he was taken into custody at Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Iman Shumpert asked authorities if he could catch his flight to L.A. to pick up his daughter. As we reported earlier, the 32-year-old former NBA player was arrested on July 30 at a TSA checkpoint and charged with
*Patti LaBelle recently had an interview with Drink Champs, during which she talked about how she previously assumed that singer Jazmine Sullivan, 35, hated her. The 78-year-old said, “I thought Jazmine Sullivan hated me.” However, as reported by theJasmineBrand, she acknowledged that her assumptions about the singer were wrong. The lady further added, “Lemme say
*Last week, Alaska Airlines announced its recruitment of a new pilot who has an identical twin. At that time, the airline was unaware of who the other twin was. Once the truth came out, the airline was stunned: the other twin is their employee too! The airline had unknowingly employed identical twins and both as
*“Prey” passes my litmus test. That is, I would pay to see the movie. “Prey,” however, isn’t being released in theaters. It streams exclusively as a Hulu Original. The film begins with woman warrior Amber Midthunder (Naru) stating, A long time ago it is said a monster came here.” As the film progresses, we find