9 Year Old Local Beauty Queen Going to Cali

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Nine-year-old Sha’Miyae Hinton-Knight made a simple request earlier this month. “…I would like to know how do I get my article in the AFRO American Newspaper?” she asked in an...

Time for France to Give Back Looted African Art, Experts Say

By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — African artworks held in French museums — richly carved thrones, doors to a royal kingdom, wooden statues imbued with spiritual meaning — may be heading back home...

AFRAM, Baltimore’s African American Festival Returns August 10-11, 2019

Baltimore's AFRAM festival returns to Druid Hill Park August 10-11 starting at 12 p.m. each day. The festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture and is free and open to...

Rapper J.Cole Releases Film

By AFRO Staff J.Cole's record company, Dreamville, dropped the trailer for their new documentary, Out Of Omaha, which explores two young men coming of age in racially divided Omaha, Nebraska. Out Of Omaha will debut...

Kevin Hart Says He’s Considering Oscar Hosting Gig Again

By DAVID BAUDER , AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he'll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards. Hart had backed away...

Theatre Review: An Artistic, Chilling Conversation on Colorism

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, mgreen@afro.com When walking in the theatre for Round House’s “School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play,” audiences suddenly leave an artistic center and are transported to a high school...

In ‘Beale Street,’ A Radiant Portrait of Young Black Love

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer Barry Jenkins years ago went on Etsy to have a James Baldwin quote embroidered onto his leather phone case. The line so resonated with the filmmaker that it's also spoken...

RAMBLING ROSE

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, Happy holidays to you and your family. We have so much to be grateful for no matter what! As usual,...

Steve Harvey to Debut new Project at Tyler Perry Studios

By Terry Shropshire via NNPA Steve Harvey is the walking embodiment of the age-old axiom that “when one door closes, another one opens.” Now that Harvey has a few minutes on his hands after being unceremoniously...

Theatre Review: Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, mgreen@afro.com Once audiences at Studio’s Doubt: A Parable can get past the strong, and at times, seemingly exaggerated accents, and loud noises from outside the theatre, they’re transported from present day...

Student to Blanket Congress With Prayers

By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO There’s no end to the frustration people feel in the light of constant bullying and violence children experience in school as well as in communities. One 10-year-old...

THE RUN DOWN – HAPPY THANKSGIVING

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL   Host Micha Green gives you whats TRENDING in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper.

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