Gayle King Accepts Snoop Dogg’s Apology for Rant Over Kobe

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg's apology, and the CBS anchor says she's sorry that her interview last week added to the pain of...

THE RUN DOWN – Black History Month

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Happy Black History Month! THE RUNDOWN host, Micha Green, talks on legendary Journalist GWEN IFILL being honored by her selection to be the face of the 43rd stamp...

EXCLUSIVE: Black Press Screens Two Films Headed for Major Festivals

NNPA NEWSWIRE — This week, Mahmud-Bey previewed two riveting short films that are sure to grab the attention of judges and those fortunate enough to see them. He has several potential blockbuster feature-length films...

Longtime Political Cartoonist Ron Rogers Dies at 65, Former Chronicle Staffer

RICHMOND, VA — Ron Rogers, political cartoonist for The Chronicle of Winston-Salem, died Jan. 7, 2020, after a sudden illness. He was 65. Rogers was an award-winning political cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist and designer. He...

Winfrey Details her Decision to Withdraw From Simmons Film

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the...

Tiffany Haddish “Like A Boss” Interview

By Afro.com / Be Inspired Global The AFRO Washington Editor Micha Green, interviews comedian Tiffany Haddish about her new film "Like A Boss."

The Coat Check

By Marnita Coleman Special to AFRO At the age of nine, my daughter had developed a habit of not hanging up her coat. She would come home, toss her coat on the back of a chair,...

2 Black-Owned Radio Stations in Mississippi are Being Sold

By The Associated Press NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Two Black-owned radio stations that broadcast in southwest Mississippi and central Louisiana are in the process of being sold to another African American businessperson. Diana Nutter of Natchez...

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.

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