*Two teenagers have been charged with murder in the fatal beating of a 73-year-old man in Philadelphia last month. According to reports, the victim, James Lambert, saw a group of minors, three girls and four boys, on a basketball court in the early hours of June 24 and asked why they were outside at that
*NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A woman in Nashville said when it rains, it pours inside her home. She said it has gone on for eight months and that her homeowner’s association hasn’t been communicating when the issue will be fixed. Instead of home décor, Jaqueline Stephens has had to put containers on top of her
*Bow Wow has responded to Orlando Brown’s bizarre claim that the rapper has “some bomb ass p*ssy.” The former Disney star made the comments during a recent interview with comedian Funny Marco. When asked if he has beef with the pint-sized rapper, Brown replied: “I ain’t got a problem with Lil Bow Wow. Lil Bow
Elected officials aim to give reparations to Black World War II vets and families left out of G.I. Bill benefits
By AFRO Staff Americans have long revered their soldiers and veterans for their service, but the record is clear- American society did not afford Black soldiers or their families the […] The post Elected officials aim to give reparations to Black World War II vets and families left out of G.I. Bill benefits appeared first
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Leon Bailey, a trailblazer in U.S. Navy Wrestling, was the first African American to integrate Navy wrestling and win an individual title […] The post Cherry Hill honors native Leon Bailey, the man who integrated Navy wrestling appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, MDDC Intern Calvin Osborne has always been fascinated by the Civil War. But growing up in the American Midwest, the Civil War battlegrounds were far and few […] The post Reenactments and national parks help reimagine what life was like for Black Civil War soldiers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By H.R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council for Negro Women made history once again at the U.S. Capitol this week. A tall […] The post Mary McCleod Bethune Statue Unveiled in U.S. Capitol – First Black Statue in Statuary Hall appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, AFRO MDDC Intern Elizabeth “Bettye” Murphy Moss, a granddaughter of John Henry Murphy, began her journalism career when she first started working at the AFRO at age […] The post The life and legacy of Elizabeth Murphy Moss appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Good Green Grant Program awards funds to nonprofits creating opportunity in Black and Brown communities impacted by the War on Drugs
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com Green Thumb Industries, a national cannabis retailer and consumer packaged goods company, recently opened applications for its Good […] The post Good Green Grant Program awards funds to nonprofits creating opportunity in Black and Brown communities impacted by the War on Drugs appeared
Legendary South African gospel singer and preacher Lionel Peterson, 74, has reportedly passed away. According to reports, the “Peace (Jehovah Knows)” singer died on Thursday 14th July 2022 after struggling with health issues for the past couple of years. The news of Lionel Peterson’s death was known via various social media publications with condolences for