Saturday, June 6, 2020


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BLERDBINDER: Content That Makes the Lockdown Countdown Seem Shorter

NNPA NEWSWIRE — If you are a college student who is currently missing campus life right now, I am happy to say that the Spike Lee Joint, School Daze, has was recently added to the Netflix library. So, if...

Press Release: Michelle Obama Documentary Dropping On Netflix May 6

(Black PR Wire) — “Becoming,” a new documentary based on Michelle Obama’s best-selling book of the same name, is coming to the Netflix lineup on May 6. The film, directed by Nadia Hallgren, follows Obama across 34 cities for her...

Sophia Nahli Allison’s A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

BlackStar Film Festival to Host Exclusive Screenings of A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA on Anniversary of L.A. Uprisings The 2019 short film by Sophia Nahli Allison will stream for a limited time this weekend, followed by a powerful panel discussion (Philadelphia, PA — April...

Ava Duvernay’s Array Summit Grant Awarded to Black Femme Supremacy Film Fest

Ava Duvernay’s Array Summit Grant Awarded to BFSFilmFest Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival founder, Nia Hampton has been announced as one of the recipients of the inaugral Array Summit Grant. The $10,000 grant was awarded to many attendees of Ava...

AFRO Artist Launches Website With Cards and Artwork Honoring Black Culture

WASHINGTON, DC – Kofi Tyus Studios has launched a new website and collection featuring greeting cards, original artwork and limited edition prints honoring Black culture. The cards are for ever occasion including Christmas and Kwanzaa, Valentine’s, Mothers and Fathers’...

The RUNDOWN – Twitter Crowns TRUMP KING

Host Micha Green talks state reps rejecting President Trump’s totalitarian approach on the COVID-19 pandemic and what’s trending in the AFRO American Newspaper.

2020 Jay-Z Scholarship Continues Despite COVID-19

By *The deadline to apply is April 30th. Nationwide ( -- Rapper turned entrepreneur Jay-Z has decided to continue his annual scholarship program despite the coronavirus pandemic. His Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund helps students advance their education by giving them...

‘Baltimore Conversations’ Launch

By AFRO Staff Baltimore Homecoming, a nonprofit organization of accomplished natives from around the world that return every year to inspire the city’s next generation, announced the launch of a virtual series called “Baltimore Conversations.” The series is designed to...

Teen Speaker Inspires Generations

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor COVID-19 has changed the world as many know it, with schools going virtual, proms and graduations canceled and the inability to hang with friends. Young people are feeling the sting of the pandemic and its...

PRESS ROOM: Comcast Launches Xfinity Education Destination for K-12

By BlackPressUSA Comcast has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and their parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level, as part of the...