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Black History Month is Shared in Many Ways Hello everyone, Happy Valentine’s Day weekend. This is a “Sweetheart Weekend.” This is also Black History Month and people all over the community and the country...

The Haves And The Have Nots’ Actress Angela Robinson Talks Becoming Veronica

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Angela Robinson auditioned for her role of Veronica Harrington on OWN Network’s “The Haves and The Have Nots” under devastating circumstances. “My best friend was visiting and her...

Black Love Day

By AFRO Staff Black Love Day, founded by Ayo Handy-Kendi, the Breath Sekou, is celebrating 26 years of creating healing, loving solutions for rebuilding relationships, in countless, Black and White communities, locally, nationally and internationally. The...

The HistoryMakers Kicks Off Black History Month on PBS with a One-On-One Interview Program:...

Written by NNPA Viewers will hear about Ken Chenault from Oprah Winfrey, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett, NBA legends and Hall of Famers Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. and...

At 94, The Legendary Cicely Tyson Remains An ‘Optimist’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia At 94, the legendary actress and freedom fighter, Cicely Tyson, absolutely stuns on the cover of TIME. Clad in an elegant Michael Couture dress and stylish Taffin earrings by...

Alvin Ailey Brings Nostalgia and Hope for Today

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In a time of division and racial tension in the United States, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brought unity and healing through art in their performances at the John...

LISTEN: Taraji P. Henson: ‘What Men Want’ Gets into Guys’ Heads

By Shevry Lassiter, The Washington Informer A pretty face, a sculpted body, a good cook, smart and financially stable are just some of the qualities women think men want. But if women had the ability...

Director Spike Lee Boycotts Gucci, Prada for Blackface Items

By COLLEEN BARRY , AP Fashion Writer MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee said Friday he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers following a pair of blackface...

Man Pleads No Contest to Stalking Rihanna at Hollywood Home

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna's Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she was not home has pleaded no contest to stalking...

Janelle Monae Applauds Jump in Grammy Nominations for Women

By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a pre-Grammy brunch honoring Janelle Monae, a few hundred music industry players and performers packed tightly in a room to hear the singer...

Rising British Rapper Cadet Killed in late-night Car Crash

By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — U.K. hip-hop stars have paid tribute to rising rapper Cadet, who was killed in a car crash early Saturday on the way to a performance in central England. Management...

TV Show ‘Extra’ Suspends Host to Investigate Misconduct

By The Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Calloway, a host on the syndicated entertainment news show "Extra," was suspended Saturday as his parent company investigates sexual misconduct allegations. The company said it had investigated...

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