By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO “Who else’s son has to die before we see the urgency in the Black and Brown male agenda?” That was the question posed […] The post Community leaders highlight the urgent need to provide mental health support for Black men and boys appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
Amazon’s Housing Equity Fund will support new developments in diverse and historically significant communities of color
By BlackPressUSA Amazon recently announced a commitment of $147 million to create and preserve 1,260 affordable housing units in six of Washington, D.C.’s eight wards and nearby Maryland and Virginia […] The post Amazon’s Housing Equity Fund will support new developments in diverse and historically significant communities of color appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO, firstname.lastname@example.org The Baltimore-based organization, Black Girls Vote, hosted its first Ladies in Ministry Luncheon on Sept. 17, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. […] The post #FaithWorks: Black Girls Vote honors ladies in ministry appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mayor Muriel Bowser, and Jaime Contreras Just this week, we announced some promising news: visitors are coming back to Washington, D.C. After tourism plummeted to only 13 million visitors […] The post A fair shot for contracted airport workers appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Wes Moore We all had that teacher who changed our lives. Lieutenant Colonel Michael Murnane was my high school social studies teacher. His task? Getting a bunch of us […] The post We must address the teacher shortage crisis– here’s how appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine didn’t heed the government’s warning advising Americans not to travel to Russia. He visited the country for a performance and made time to diss incarcerated basketball star, Brittney Griner. As you know, Griner is serving 9 years in a Russian prison after being convicted for alleged drug smuggling. In a recent video
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*(CNN) — Marnette Gordon was doing laundry at home in Minneapolis one summer morning last year when a call came from her 36-year-old son. She figured her son, Telly Blair, was checking in to see if she wanted a soda from a gas station down the street, where he often went for fuel and snacks.
*Jordyn Woods took to Instagram on her 25th birthday to share nude photos of herself inspired by the “Birth of Venus” painting. She captioned the Sept. 23 post, “A quarter of a century. For some reason turning 25 feels different that any other birthday I’ve had. Over the past decade of my life I’ve endured
*Scottie Pippen’s ex-wife Larsa Pippen is allegedly boo’d up with Michael Jordon’s son, Marcus Jordan, who is reportedly engaged to another woman. Larsa and Marcus were spotted making out during a dinner date in New York City on Thursday, September 22, Ace Showbiz reports. On Friday, Us Weekly released photos of the pair getting cozy during
*Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for a year for having an inappropriate relationship with a female staff member on the team. Shams Charania of The Athletic initially tweeted that Udoka “had an improper intimate and consensual relationship with a female member of the team staff.” Charania later reported that the relationship