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    Rapper Juice WRLD Dead at 21

    By Sophia Tareen and Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,”...

    The AP Names ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Top TV Show of 2019

    By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press "Surviving R. Kelly," Lifetime. No other series made the kind of real world impact that this one did. Allegations of sexual abuse against minors followed R. Kelly for...

    Belafonte Recalls Horne’s Activism as Solange is Honored

    By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Lena Horne was a fierce advocate for civil rights in her later years, but that part of her legacy is often pushed behind her...

    AP’s Top Albums of 2019: Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Anitta

    By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 Albums of the Year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: Ari Lennox, "Shea Butter Baby": A message to the Grammy...

    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,...

    Making Room: Mickalene Thomas and More

    By Savannah Wood, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  Mickalene Thomas: A Moment’s Pleasure opened on Nov. 24 at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA). This installation is the inaugural Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Biennial Commission at the...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, Happy holidays to you and your family. We have so much to be grateful for no matter what! As usual,...

    Morgan Continues to ‘take Manhattan’ as the HBCU Trained Carter Legacy Singers Opens the...

    For Immediate Release  Media Contact: Chrissy Thornton Cell: 443-633-4811 Email: [email protected]  Morgan continues to ‘take Manhattan’ as the HBCU trained Carter Legacy Singers opens the Holiday show at Carnegie Hall! November 29, 2019: On the heels...

    The Ilusionists Highlights Holiday Magic 

    By Micha Green, D.C. Editor, [email protected] “The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays,” at the National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., emphasizes the notion that this time of year is a “season of giving.”  When audiences witness “The...

    Not Just Arabesques: Misty Copeland Imparts Her Life Lessons

    By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — No other ballet dancer has crossed over into mainstream popular culture quite like Misty Copeland. That was Copeland at the recent American Music Awards, dancing a...

    Celebrities like Drake and Darius Rucker Get in the Spirit

    By The Associated Press At one time it was scents. Now it seems to be booze. The number of celebrities who have branched out into endorsing — or even helping make — wine, whiskey, vodka and...

    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...

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