*(CNN) — Hours before Dave Chappelle was set to hit the stage in Minneapolis, the venue canceled the sold-out show. First Avenue, well known as the venue featured in Prince’s 1984 film “Purple Rain,” declined to host Chappelle’s comedy show after backlash over comments in some of his previous Netflix specials that have been criticized
*The 4th annual Micheaux Film Festival occurred in Downtown LA over the weekend. The week-long event featured a series of activations, film screenings, digital panels, master classes, workshops, and in-person ticketed events at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live. In addition, this year, the festival partnered with Sony Pictures Entertainment for a sneak peek and Q&A
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black School buses stopped running, classrooms turned virtual, and the traditional education system turned upside down. In the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the […] The post #WordinBlack: Black parents are more involved in their children’s education than ever appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper There is no question that the United States and its allies around the world are committed to […] The post Editorial: The Needs of American Citizens vs. Support for Ukraine appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, but there’s one that has taken an incredibly dramatic hit: schooling. First, there was […] The post #WordinBlack: What happens to Black kids when record numbers of teachers quit? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor It is going to be HOT this weekend. With anticipated weekend temperatures ranging between 95 and 100 degrees, Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared a […] The post Heat Emergency in D.C. Until Monday – Cooling Stations, Pools, Spray Parks Open Extended Hours appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Sarah E. Crest, Special to the AFRO The Afro-American Newspapers sent correspondents to all theaters of war during World War II. This is Our War, published in 1945, is […] The post We were there: How AFRO war correspondents kept Black America informed appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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