Smollett Case Could Complicate Reelection of Top Prosecutor

By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The decision to restore charges against Jussie Smollett could bedevil the reelection bid of the first Black woman to hold Chicago's top law enforcement job...

Gayle King Accepts Snoop Dogg’s Apology for Rant Over Kobe

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg's apology, and the CBS anchor says she's sorry that her interview last week added to the pain of...

Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic To many, he is an enigma. Or that controversial 1990s political/judicial figure who faded into a quiet corner of the Supreme Court of the United States. RBG gets...

‘400 Years Later…’Free-ish’

By Kai McDaniels Special tp the AFRO The HBCU Storytellers Project is a unique culmination of social justice activism and meaningful cinematic arts. With funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and The Nate Parker Foundation Inc....

Film Explores History of Lynching

By Briana Thomas Special to the AFRO The New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt, Maryland will show a documentary on Feb. 17 that explores America’s dark history of lynching as part of the restaurant’s monthly "Reel...

The Photograph

By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic It’s a love letter. A missive from filmmaker Stella Meghie to all those who’ve wrecked a romance and wondered if they could pull it back together again....

‘For Life’ Unveils in Criminal Justice

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] This is not another crime series, prison show or even an average story on an innocent’s man fight for justice.  For Life, a new show on ABC unveils the corruption...

Hollywood Comes Back to Baltimore: Charm City Kings

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] In the wake of the recent Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood, a new film about the pleasures and perils of life in Baltimore through the lens of the young men...

Wrongly Convicted Man’s Journey from Inmate to Lawyer Fuels Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s New...

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service A Division of Zenger News Rapper’s new ABC drama draws on true story of New Jerseyan who received 70-year ‘kingpin’ sentence and studied law behind bars to free himself Billboards...

“Hair Love Oscar Win Boosts Fight to End Hair Discrimination Against African Americans”

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service A Division of Zenger News Former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry wants his film to help “normalize black hair” and urges passage of law banning school and workplace prejudice...

THE RUN DOWN – Black History Month

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Happy Black History Month! THE RUNDOWN host, Micha Green, talks on legendary Journalist GWEN IFILL being honored by her selection to be the face of the 43rd stamp...

‘The Moment was Now’

By Rafael Alvarez Special to the AFRO “The question is … who is to be included in your dream of the future? Isaac Myers, “The Moment Was Now” Late on a Sunday afternoon, the voices of Frederick Douglass...

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