By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor The Women’s March is set to kick a summer of activism into high gear on July 9 as national protests continue to ignite around […] The post Women’s march organizers plan protest rally and convention this summer appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor Tenants of Westgate at Laurel have had enough. Rising rent prices have been a critical concern for the life of the nation’s 2.5 year-old […] The post Tenants of Westgate Properties wage rent strike appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Samuel Williams, Jr., Special to the AFRO An old adage known in Black communities across the U.S. rings true with the Supreme Court’s recent reversal of Roe v. Wade: […] The post DMV-Baltimore Black clergy weigh in on Roe v. Wade decision appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*TAYO Fatunla can be inextricably linked to a swan in terms of the ease, poise and beauty of his artwork. Those who are aware of the avian metaphor used would know that while the swan glides on water, its webbed feet are working overtime to produce the illusion of effortlessness. In order to understand the
*A heated midsummer trailer for “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” is out, and it has Marlo Hampton insulting Kenya Moore by calling her a “bitch” and “trash.” This is after Moore, 51, questioned her parenting. “No one in this group would take me away from Michael and William,” Hampton, 46, says, in reference to her
*A Hephzibah, Georgia family is pleading for answers after the sudden death of a 4-year-old who died in June during a swimming lesson. According to his parents, Dori and Walt Scott the young boy (Israel ‘Izzy’ Scott) was an amazing kid who was a huge fan of the Black Panther superhero and loved to play
*(CNN) — Once upon a time, many decades ago, “woke” was a term used mostly in Black spaces to underscore the importance of keeping a close eye on patterns of racism and oppression. Language evolves, though, and sometimes in sinister ways. Over the years, “woke” has lived other lives: as a rallying cry against police
*A video of a mother of four (Eliz McGlaston a/k/a Lisa) nagging one of her baby daddies is going viral as you read this. Lisa is visited by the father of one of her kids. The father has brought a McDonald’s meal specifically (and certainly only enough) for his particular son, and nothing for Lisa’s
By BlackPressUSA Many in the social justice community and the Menthol Is Not A Crime network are opposed to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to ban menthol-flavored and […] The post Why does the Black community oppose the menthol ban? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Cara Anna and Omar Faruk, The Associated Press More than two dozen children have died of hunger in the past two months in a single hospital in Somalia. Dr. […] The post Ukraine’s shadow: Russian conflict leads to deadly crises in Somalia appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .