Vuitton’s Abloh Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael...

Emotional Ceremony Honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors. KiKi Layne evoked tears as she talked...

Hogan Honored at Langston Hughes Community Center

Governor Larry Hogan (2nd from left) is joined by (Left to right) Betsy Simon, Director Z-Hap; Karen Hammond, President & CEO KHD Performance Analysis Solutions; George E. Mitchell, Executive Director Langston Hughes Community, Business...

The Latest: R. Kelly’s Attorney Denies Abuse Allegations

By The Associated Press STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly (all times local): 8:25 p.m. An attorney for R. Kelly says abuse allegations made against the R&B star...

PRESS ROOM: National Museum of African American Music Assembles All-Star Band of Creative Agencies...

Written by the NNPA NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 2019) — When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) officially opens its doors in the summer of 2020, it will be a first-of-its-kind cultural institution that...

Les Deux Noirs Premieres At Mosaic Theater

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Why do people go to the theater? This past Sunday HBO presented the season premiere of final episodes of “Game of Thrones.” It could arguably be one of the last...

Freedom Trail Brings Back African-American Patriots Tours

By The Associated Press The Freedom Trail in Boston is bringing back its African-American Patriots Tours in time for Black History Month. The tours celebrate the African-American patriots who played a vital role in the start...

Oprah Wellness Tour to Feature All-Star Lineup

By AFRO Staff Need a little boost to keep those New Year resolutions? Well, help is one the way.  Media mogul and lifestyle influencer Oprah Winfrey is kicking off 2020 with a cross-coutntry wellness tour, and...

Stevie Wonder Says He’s Getting A Kidney Transplant In Fall

By Gregory Katz, The Associated Press Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London the night of July 6 by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant...

A Queen’s Girl at Everyman

By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern The Queen’s Girl Rep is a two-part series running at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. The first part, Queen’s Girl in the World, is a bold and riveting play written by award-winning...

Billy Porter Speaks on Oscars Gown and Social Media Hate

By LEANNE ITALIE , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Porter, speaking to Vogue before he walked the Oscars red carpet, knew what he was in for among some social media users: "People are going...

Ebony and Jet Photo Archive Sale Sparks Relief, Anxiety

By Russell Contreras and Sally Ho, The Associated Press The sale of the photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African-American history is generating relief among some who worried the historic images may be lost. But...

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