*Ever wondered why so many cakes are named after fabric? Apparently, it has to do with the way women of the mid-1800s and beyond used measurements and cooking equipment for their written recipes. “My first initial gut reaction was that it was simple to explain why cakes are often named after fabrics: because they’re both
*On this day in 2016, Drake’s “One Dance” became the longest-running UK number one single since legal music downloads began counting towards chart positions. His collab with Wizkid and Kyla made history in its 11th week at No. 1. Drake’s production team first hit up Kyla in early 2016, after the rapper was feeling her 2008
By Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press Facebook will change its algorithms to prevent discriminatory housing advertising and its parent company will subject itself to court oversight to settle a lawsuit […] The post Facebook and U.S. sign deal to end discriminatory housing ads appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor How do you get Shirley Caesar, Vashti McKenzie, Tony Evans, A.R. Bernard and T.D. Jakes in the same room for three hours? Blessing of […] The post Blessing of the Elders – Museum of the Bible Wades in the Waters of America’s Racial Divide appeared first on AFRO American
By The National Action Network The Decision Ends 50 Years Of Federal Abortion Rights, With 26 States Certain or Likely to Ban Abortion New York, NY (June 24, 2022) – Rev. […] The post Rev. Al Sharpton denounces the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mollie Mcmahon To the Editor: Nowhere in the Constitution does it say that we have to have 9 Supreme Court Justices. Nor would it require a Constitutional amendment to […] The post Letter to the Editor: We can’t wait any longer to rebalance the Supreme Court appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Baltimore Unity Hall will serve the city’s artists, small business owners and non-profit organizations. By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO A community resource center that doubles as studio space […] The post Decades old building converted into modern community center appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
The Moore Report: Peace Camp Year 16 and reparations from churches as penance to Black and Brown folks
By Ralph E. Moore, Jr. The Nawal G. Rajeh Peace Camp Peace Camp will be held at the St. Frances Academy Community Center from July 5 to August 5. Each […] The post The Moore Report: Peace Camp Year 16 and reparations from churches as penance to Black and Brown folks appeared first on AFRO
Amy Grant To Revisit Behind The Eyes, 25 Years Later, With 30-Song, Triple-Vinyl Project – September 9
On Septebmer 9, 2022, six-time GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant will revisit her critically acclaimed 1997 album, Behind The Eyes, exactly 25 years to the day of its original release, with a very special project: Behind The Eyes (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition). The post Amy Grant To Revisit Behind The Eyes, 25 Years Later, With 30-Song
*Former NBA player Vince Carter’s Atlanta home was reportedly burglarized on Sunday while his wife and children were inside the home. According to the New York Post, a whopping $100k was stolen in cash, as Vince’s wife, Sondi Carter, and their two sons hid in the closet while their house was being ransacked. According to