By Tashi McQueen and Kara Thompson, Report for America Corps Member, Political Writer for the AFRO; MDDC Intern John Henry Murphy, Sr. might have been born a slave- but he […] The post John Henry Murphy Sr.; Slave. Soldier. Seer. Media maven. appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black Juneteenth is a federal holiday. A bill to make it the 12th federal holiday was passed by the Senate and House, and President Joe […] The post #WordinBlack: A brief history of Juneteenth appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Patrick Washington, Word in Black The Texas-birthed holiday of Juneteenth is a very interesting holiday, to say the least. See, I, a native-born Texan, have two Yankee parents. As […] The post #WordinBlack: Texas native son talks Juneteenth: better late than never appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Historic Hosanna School Museum joins Smithsonian transcription project centered on the African American experience during the Reconstruction era
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org The Hosanna School Museum, a former Freedmen’s Bureau school located in Harford County, recently partnered with the Smithsonian’s […] The post Historic Hosanna School Museum joins Smithsonian transcription project centered on the African American experience during the Reconstruction era appeared first on AFRO
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After announcing the release of his debut album “Higher Life” on Twitter, Afrogospel artist, Rehmahz finally blesses fans with the 12-track body of work, out today on digital platforms. The new project features well-received songs like EASY ft Bridge Music & Asha Elia, SATISFY ft. Kingdmusic, as well as completely new bangers featuring the likes
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*A pregnant Illinois woman was found decapitated outside her apartment in the city of Alton and her ex-boyfriend has been arrested for the heinous crime. The victim, a white woman named Liese Dodd, 22, reportedly had an on-and-off two-year relationship with a 22-year-old Black man named Deundrea Holloway. Dodd’s mother Heidi Noel said he is
Family of Prince’s Half Brother Frustrated by Lack of Headstone – Without it Grave Can’t be Located | WATCH
*KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KCTV) — Relatives of the half-brother of late rock superstar Prince are frustrated with a Kansas City cemetery. They say they are waiting for a headstone for Prince’s sibling Alfred Jackson Jr., who passed away in August of 2019. When Jackson’s family visits the Forest Hill Calvary Cemetery, they say they don’t
*We have an exclusive clip of this week’s new episode of “Brat Loves Judy,” airing Thursday on WE tv. In the clip, Brat and Judy head to New Orleans to be honored in the Sidewalk Steppers Ball. Meanwhile, when an out-of-the-box marketing ploy for Kaleidoscope has an unexpected response, Brat and Judy decide to treat