By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way sports are viewed in a racially divided country. […] The post Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, […] The post Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Black women clergy speak across the spectrum: from disappointment to rage at the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor By Samuel Williams, Jr., Special to the AFRO The fallout continues from the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe V. Wade on June 24. […] The post Black women clergy speak across the spectrum: from disappointment to rage at the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade appeared first
Anthony A. Anderson, creator of ‘Anacostia’ series, nominated at 2022 Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards
By Cara Williams, Special To the AFRO Anthony A. Anderson, son of Southeast Washington, D.C., transformed his “East of the River” childhood experiences into his hit series, “Anacostia,” an acclaimed […] The post Anthony A. Anderson, creator of ‘Anacostia’ series, nominated at 2022 Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
D.C. City Council passes legislation giving rights to homeless: first legislation in U.S. seeking to lift stigma of homelessness
By H. R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Last month, the D.C. City Council passed the Human Rights Enhancement Amendment Act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977. The […] The post D.C. City Council passes legislation giving rights to homeless: first legislation in U.S. seeking to lift stigma of homelessness appeared first on
Christian rock artist, Zach Williams is out a new single “Heart Of God” (via Provident Label Group/Sony Music), available today to download/stream on all music platforms. The poignant song is accompanied by a music video. Following up to his latest projects, 2021’s holiday gem I Don’t Want Christmas To End and 2019’s Rescue Story, which
Two-time GRAMMY-nominated band, We The Kingdom announces its self-titled sophomore album, due September 16 via Capitol Christian Music Group. The group revealed the exciting news on live TV earlier today (7.29), performing on Fox & Friends’ All-American Summer Concert Series — watch the interview HERE. Available for pre-order today, the 13-track project, which is a genre-transcending blend of rock, country, and
Gospel music minister Fait Favour commemorates her birthday with the gift of a new single titled “Let It Sound.” The song fuses contemporary highlife with praise-worship music. It’s an expression of a heart filled with gratitude, fulfillment and an outburst of uncontainable joy. Fait Favour shares: “Joy and eternal pleasure are found only in God’s
*Well, it looks like the marriage of Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay has crunbled … again. But this time it doesn’t look like Crystal is down for much more. We know this because she went nuclear, err, public on NeYo’s arse. Crystal headed straight to Instagram on Saturday (07-30-22) to drop the bomb on her for-the-time-being
*(CNN) — The chase for the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot has ended — with a single ticket sold in the Chicago area for the whole $1.337 billion. One ticket bought in Des Plaines hit the top prize in Friday night’s drawing, according to the Illinois Lottery, securing the third-largest jackpot of any US lottery game