AFRO’s Micha Green Interviews The Cast Of ‘WAVES’

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Washington D.C Editor Micha Green interviews the cast of WAVES!!

Michelle Obama signs ‘Becoming’ Copies on Book’s Anniversary

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama marked one year since publication of her best-selling memoir at a book signing in the nation’s capital Monday. “It’s so good to meet you,” the former...

More Celebs Join Michelle Obama’s Voter Outreach Drive

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote. The former first lady announced that Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Shonda Rhimes, Megan...

Rest in Peace Elijah Cummings

I was heartbroken when I woke this morning to the news that Congressman Elijah Cummings had passed away. Elijah and I have known each other for some 40 years. He was a warrior for...

ESSENCE Announces the Expansion of “Girls United by ESSENCE”

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2019-- ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, celebrates the International Day of the Girl with the expansion of its empowering mentoring initiative, Girls United by...

Harriet Tubman, A Maryland Story

By WMAR 2 News

Winfrey Shocks Fundraisers With $1M Donation for Students

By The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey shocked attendees at a North Carolina fundraiser by announcing a donation of more than $1 million toward the United Negro College Fund. The Charlotte Observer reports...

Black Press Exclusive: Dr. Lonnie Bunch’s African American Museum Dream Fulfilled

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Dr. Lonnie Bunch III, the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, sat down for an exclusive interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin...

Rev. Dotson’s ‘Soul Reset’

By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the Rev. Junius B. Dotson tackles that topic, along with many others, in his latest book, Soul Reset. As the current CEO of Discipleship...

Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates Novel for her Book Club

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates' first novel, "The Water Dancer," has been a long and eventful journey. Begun a decade ago, his chronicle of a slave with an extraordinary...

Supreme Court Justices Weigh In On Cable TV Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs "Judge Judy"-like shows all day to those dedicated to...

Twitter CEO’s Account Hacked

By The Associated Press Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey’s, account has been hacked and whoever broke in sent racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. Some of the tweets were up for about 30...

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