Arts & Culture

Kids Write Series for Young Readers

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By BlackNews.com Actor Dwayne Clark, his 8-year-old son, DJ, and his 11-year-old daughter, Jada, have launched a series of children's books that portrays life lessons from their family experiences to motivate young readers. Written from a child's point of view,...

Documentary Stamps Prince George’s Basketball Skills

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Although it is a Maryland suburb with one of some of America’s wealthiest Blacks per capita, Prince George’s County is somewhat overshadowed in national attention by the major city it borders- the nation’s capital. However,...

RAMBLING ROSE: Memorial Day Salute: Remembering with Love

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By Rosa Pryor Hello everyone, I know when you look at these photos you may think that “Rambling Rose” has changed into an obituary column, no fear, I promise that is not happening. It is Memorial Day Weekend, and since...

NNPA Exclusive: Iconic Entertainer and Entrepreneur, Ice Cube, Speaks to the Black Press of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Like very few others, Ice Cube is celebrated for his groundbreaking accomplishments in music, film, sports and entrepreneurship. The legendary South-Central Los Angeles-born megastar is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of his debut...

Mini May Concert Series

Mini May Concert Series - May 23, 2020; May 30, 2020 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - The Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts and Entertainment District will be hosting a free virtual concert series, via Instagram Live on their page @officialblackartsdistrict. Headliners include Tate...

THE RUNDOWN – ERYKAH BADU & Jill Scott ROCK OUT

By AFRO.COM / Be Inspired Global Host Micha Green Talks Erykah Badu and Jill Scott rock out on Instagram and trending topics in the AFRO American Newspaper.

Popcorn With Zenger: Comedic Premise of ‘Coffee and Kareem’ Sours

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Little Richard To Be Buried At Historically Black College

By Kristin M. Hall AP Entertainment Writer Rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard will be buried at Oakwood University, a Historically Black University in Huntsville, Ala.  Gerald Kibble, director of Oakwood Memorial Gardens, said the private funeral will be held Wednesday and...

Beauty Tech Startup Re-Launch

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By AFRO Staff TresseNoire, a Black beauty tech startup, just re-launched and is looking better than ever! Just because we are quarantined at home, doesn’t mean that your hair routine has to change. TresseNoire brings a personalized approach to Black haircare...

Confessions of a Style Fanatic: Fashion Literature We Love

By Tonae’ Lee Special to the AFRO Hey there AFRO readers! We are back with the second installment of the latest Confessions of a Style Fanatic column. We hope that you are all doing well during this time and making the...

OPRAH WINFREY ON OWN’s NEW SERIES ‘FEAR NOT WITH IYANLA VANZANT’ PREMIERING SATURDAY, MAY...

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Los Angeles – OWN’s new series “Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant,” is premiering this Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. This week’s premiere episode will feature Oprah Winfrey and Bebe Winans. Executive Produced and hosted by popular inspirational life...

Teen Vogue Hosts Virtual Prom

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By Jessica Dortch AFRO Production Editor jdortch@afro.com Everyone has been adjusting to quarantine life in their own way, from hosting virtual business meetings to virtual watch parties on Netflix to the well-known Club Quarantine hosted by DJ D-Nice. We are all coming...

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