Presence & Absence

By Catrice Greer Special to the AFRO In this space, your voice hangs on the dew In this space, your voice paints the walls And our home is new Now that you’re gone Ornaments and tinsel dangling on needles Everything seems...

Powerful Book For Young Black Boys Celebrates 25 Years With a Pledge to Get...

 By NNPA Jerald LeVon Hoover became the published author of a Young Adult (YA) title, one of a few books targeted toward young Black and Brown boys ages 12 and up, “My Friend, My Hero.”...

Black News Channel In ‘The Red Zone’ Ready for Launch

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, joined a gathering of BNC officials,...

“From A Sharecropper’s Son…” – The AFRO American Newspaper’s Commemorative Edition

Kevin Peck talks about the AFRO's Commemorative Edition dedicated to The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings.

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...

THE RUN DOWN – HAPPY THANKSGIVING

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

Film Review: In Fabric

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic She thought she was simply buying a sexy red dress, off the rack. But when that frock came home with her, so did the supernatural. Writer/director Peter Strickland...

NAACP Image Awards to be Televised on BET for First Time

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NAACP Image Awards will be televised for the first time on BET. NAACP and the cable network announced Monday that the 51st awards ceremony will be held...

AfroComicCon Offers a Platform for Diversity in Pop Culture

By Gregg Reese, Our Weekly Contributor, with additional reporting by Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent The Bay Area is the most progressive bastion of the historically liberal state of California (although the sweep...

THE RUN DOWN – GOGO AWARENESS WEEK

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks on GOGO AWARENESS WEEK and whats trending in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper!

Grim on What can be Done When “We’ve Got People”

By J. K. Schmid A new narrative of two ostensibly failed Jesse Jackson campaigns came to Pier 5, Saturday. Ryan Grim, author of “We've Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money...

The Black Eagle Soars To Radio Hall Of Fame

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Joe Madison has never looked at himself as a radio guy or a talk show host. For him, that theatre of the mind platform which has earned him a...

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