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Book Helps Parents Talk About Racism and Police Brutality

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BLACK AUTHOR RELEASES BOOK TO ASSIST PARENTS IN STARTING THE CONVERSATION ON RACISM AND POLICE BRUTALITY "The Talk: A Black Family's Conversation about Racism and Police Brutality" by Ama Karikari-Yawson, Esq. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- All over the country, parents are having the...

EBONY Magazine Announces Leadership Transition; Willard Jackson To Step Down As CEO

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EBONY Magazine Announces Leadership Transition; Willard Jackson to Step Down as CEO NEWARK – On July 2, 2020 the board of directors of EBONY Magazine agreed to a leadership change and the removal of Chief Executive Officer Willard Jackson, Jr.  Several weeks ago, the...

Youth Poetry Competition: I Matter! Reflection on the Racial Injustices

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By Blacknews.com  Nonprofit organization National Youth Foundation (NYF) announced an “I Matter” national poetry competition for students K-12. “The death of George Floyd and the deluge of stories and videos which illustrate the deep roots of racism in our country...

White Hands, Blue Uniforms, Black Death

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By Reginald Williams The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is a state-sanctioned punishment imposed upon a person arrested, charged, tried and convicted of a crime deemed so serious that death is considered the appropriate sentence.  A death row inmate...

9-Year Old Black Boy Launches Talk Show

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Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Who says you can't be a kid and have your own talk show? No one does! That is why Atlanta native, 9-year old bestselling author Nicholas Buamah, can now add talk show host to the...

Do The Right Thing NFL!

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By Dr. Herbert (H. J.) Harris As we observe the recent apologies of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL (National Football League), it is important to note that professional sports, including the NFL,...

Former Pro Athlete Trades NFL Games For Story Time

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By Mark Gray Zenger News From the moment he stepped on the yard at Delaware State University, Darnerien McCants was a game-changer. He wanted to play basketball at the only historically black college and university in America’s first state, but it...

Kid’s Books Help Explain Ahmaud Arbery Case

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FATHERHOOD ADVOCATE PENS CHILDREN'S BOOKS THAT HELP PARENTS DISCUSS AHMAUD ARBERY CASE Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Kenneth Braswell, Atlanta-based CEO of Fathers Incorporated, has authored two children's books, Daddy, There's a Noise Outside and Daddy Can I Cry? to specifically...

S.O. Headwrap Diaries

By Ariel Chrysann Special to AFRO We all come in different shades and tones, and we all go to bed the same way, with our hair wrapped up. Hip-Hop artist S.O. captures the simple everyday beauty of being a Black woman.   AFRO:...

Kids Write Series for Young Readers

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By BlackNews.com Actor Dwayne Clark, his 8-year-old son, DJ, and his 11-year-old daughter, Jada, have launched a series of children's books that portrays life lessons from their family experiences to motivate young readers. Written from a child's point of view,...

Book on Fashion of Miles Davis, Legendary Jazz Musician

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AUTHOR MICHAEL STRADFORD PENS FIRST BOOK TO EXAMINE THE PERSONAL STYLE OF LEGENDARY JAZZ MUSICIAN MILES DAVIS Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) -- Author and entertainment executive Michael Stradford pens the first book on the style of legendary jazz musician, Miles...

Whitfield’s Male vs. Man

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By Ariel Chrysann AFRO Intern Of all the obstacles we face everyday, some are more challenging to overcome  than others. Dondre Whitfield, a man with over three decades in the television and film industry, has also made a name for himself...

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