Cosby Prosecutors Defend Accusers’ Testimony, Fight Appeal

By The Associated Press Prosecutors who won a conviction in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case defended their work as they fight the imprisoned actor's latest appeal. Cosby, 82, has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review...

Nipsey Hussle’s Legacy Lives on at Grammys

By Mesfin Fekadu Associated Press Even before Nipsey Hussle laid down his first verse on “Higher,” DJ Khaled predicted he had a Grammy-nominated hit on his hands. At Khaled’s home in Miami, the hip-hop stars had deep...

FILM REVIEW: The Gentlemen

By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic It’s a sign of the times. Marijuana, which has been illegal in so many places for so long, is about to go legit in the United Kingdom....

THE RUN DOWN – PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHMENT CONTINUES

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks about Nancy Pelosi's announcement of 7 impeachment managers to prosecute the impeachment trial of President Trump and trending topics in The AFRO American News Paper.

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...

Public Enemy’s Keith Shocklee Turns his Heart Attack Into a Call to Action

American Heart Association News Don't take Keith Shocklee's word for it when he says he didn't look like someone about to have a heart attack. Check his photos from 2018 and you'll find a producer who...

Cannes Does ‘Right Thing’ in Appointing Spike Lee to Lead

By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, the first Black person to hold the post in the event's 73-year history. Festival...

Cicely Tyson Savors Life, New OWN Series at 95

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Cicely Tyson doesn't quibble with those who marvel at her long life and career, now in its eighth decade. The acclaimed actress said she doesn't...

Sterling K. Brown, Scarlett Johansson, Among SAG Awards Presenters

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday's ceremony.  They're part of a...

‘Just Mercy’ Exclusive: Stevenson Highlights Criminal Injustice

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) set the stage for a red carpet premiere of Just Mercy and more importantly offered a platform for a powerful...

Local Chef Breaks Food Out of the Box

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Sometimes having “no rules,” is where creativity thrives, and clearly that’s the case when it comes to Chef Damian Brown and the memorable, delicious, nostalgia inducing food he’s whipping up...

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