Donald Glover Gets 5 Nominations for NAACP Image Awards

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Coming off a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego Childish Gambino were nominated Wednesday for five NAACP Image Awards. Glover is nominated...

AFRO Exclusive: Beverly Price Shares the Voices of Local Children in New Pop-Up

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] District of Columbia native Beverly Price is offering audiences a glimpse of what life is like for some of the most vulnerable District residents-children-in her new pop-up, “When The...

RAMBLING ROSE

Black History Month is Shared in Many Ways Hello everyone, Happy Valentine’s Day weekend. This is a “Sweetheart Weekend.” This is also Black History Month and people all over the community and the country...

The Haves And The Have Nots’ Actress Angela Robinson Talks Becoming Veronica

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Angela Robinson auditioned for her role of Veronica Harrington on OWN Network’s “The Haves and The Have Nots” under devastating circumstances. “My best friend was visiting and her...

Black Love Day

By AFRO Staff Black Love Day, founded by Ayo Handy-Kendi, the Breath Sekou, is celebrating 26 years of creating healing, loving solutions for rebuilding relationships, in countless, Black and White communities, locally, nationally and internationally. The...

At 94, The Legendary Cicely Tyson Remains An ‘Optimist’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia At 94, the legendary actress and freedom fighter, Cicely Tyson, absolutely stuns on the cover of TIME. Clad in an elegant Michael Couture dress and stylish Taffin earrings by...

Alvin Ailey Brings Nostalgia and Hope for Today

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In a time of division and racial tension in the United States, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brought unity and healing through art in their performances at the John...

 “Stay Fly” Comes to CulturalDC’s Mobile Art Gallery

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Local Artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards will premiere her latest work this Friday at CityCenterDC, as part of CulturalDC’s 10th installation in their Mobile Art Gallery space. “Stay Fly” is a combination...

Community News and Events Feb 7- Feb 16

Feb 7 Community Development Day in Annapolis Join the Community Development Network of Maryland on February 7th, 10am-1:30pm,  to tell our legislators to fund the Community Development Fund and pass CDN's Legislative Agenda. The meetings will...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO What the world needs now is love, sweet love it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love....

Gates Hopes to Enlighten Americans About Reconstruction

By The Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Historian Henry Louis Gates can trace the roots of his upcoming PBS documentary about the Reconstruction to his days in school. That's when he heard about the end...

Black Earth Rising’s Tamara Tunie On The Importance of Philanthropy

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Tamara Tunie, perhaps most known for her roles as Medical Examiner Melinda Warner on crime procedural Law and Order SVU, actress, director, and producer, has worked her entire...

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