By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. News Editor The issues are huge Access to voting, access to health care, instruction in our public schools, access to healthy food – or access […] The post D. C. Reporters notebook: Why civic engagement? We are the ones we’ve been waiting for appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Civic engagement in action: Kimberly Jeffries Leonard is the president’s volunteer service lifetime awardee
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. News Editor Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D is a living example of what civic engagement looks like in action. Jeffries Leonard, national president of the Links […] The post Civic engagement in action: Kimberly Jeffries Leonard is the president’s volunteer service lifetime awardee appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Samuel Williams, Jr., Special to the AFRO Last week, the AFRO introduced the concept of violence interrupters in Washington, D.C.’s peacemakers, serving as frontline workers in D.C. neighborhoods with […] The post Community violence interrupters: does the concept work? appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO I became an ally today. It started slowly. I walked through flamboyant floats, outrageous outfits, and striking men dressed in drag. I wondered […] The post The 2022 Gay Pride March, New York City: a reporter’s reflection appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
After a 5-year hiatus from releasing music, Gospel singer and award-winning producer Timi Toba breaks silence with his new single “World Changer,” available today on digital platforms. This marks the first new music from the passionate worshiper since his 2016’s ‘Gbemisoke’. A few days ago, Timi made the new song announcement to the delight of
Afrobeats meets Contemporary gospel in Sammie Okposo‘s brand-new single titled “SHINE“. The dance-floor-ready jam comes with a complementing video that floors the proportion of the last effort. ‘SHINE’ colorful visuals is an apt interpretation of the energetic festive mood and celebration tone of the song. The props also complement the thematic preoccupation of the song
*BabyGirl the mini Jack Russell uses a pool filter system as her own VIP exit – that is Very Important Pooch – as seen in a viral video. The video was shared on ‘The BabyGirl’ TikTok page by her owner Melissa K. Sims, 53, an attorney from Johnston City, Illinois. Melissa’s page boasts several viral
* “Mainstream media are dope dealers…with the state of young people. Black youth are popping each other off…people believe God doesn’t exist and that they are God,” said rapper Ellington Toussaint Zimmerman also known as ZeeZeeWatch Thumpin’ on stage, about the reason for his new album “Polarized.” “This nation is like Rome, Rome fell from within.”
*Did ya hear? Delta Airlines recently offered $10,000 to passengers traveling on an oversold flight to give up their seats. Apparently, a Delta flight from Michigan to Minnesota earlier this week was oversold. It’s typical for the airline to offer some type of incentive to passengers who rebook in these situations but the reported $10,000
*“Mr. Malcolm’s List” is a breath of fresh air and should be added to your must-see list. With a lot of people taking flight this extended, holiday weekend, the period piece “Mr. Malcolm’s List” will take one on a trip to the lush and extravagant world of Mr. Jeremy Malcolm (Sope Dirisu). The lavish country