McDonald’s USA Continues Empowering and Supporting Black Community and Cultural Trailblazers through its new Black & Positively Golden “Change Leaders” Program

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(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO – Calling entrepreneurs, activists and culture shifters. McDonald’s USA today announced the Black & Positively Golden Change Leaders program, an initiative to empower the next group of visionaries who are changing the world, one community at a time. The yearlong campaign is part of the Black […]

POWERHOUSE PERFORMERS KID ‘N PLAY, 112, RAHEEM DEVAUGHN, PJ MORTON, TASHA PAGE-LOCKHART, CARL THOMAS AND MORE TAPPED FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL BLACK MUSIC HONORS TO CELEBRATE LEGENDARY TRAILBLAZERS

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Commemorating Black Music Month and Juneteenth, Black Music Honors Recognizes the Significant Contributions to African-American Music With Televised Special Airing in National Broadcast Syndication June 4 – July 4 on UTS TV. (COLUMBUS, OH.) – May 10, 2022 – The 7th Annual Black Music Honors announces its incredible roster of […]

Strickland Calls For Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be Swiftly Considered by Congress

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Washington, D.C. —Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) led a bipartisan letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be expeditiously considered by Congress. The MORE Act ends the federal prohibition on marijuana and seeks justice for those who have been convicted on marijuana-related charges. […]

Juneteenth: Lawmakers push for national holiday

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By AFRO Staff Image by Tumisu from Pixabay The “Juneteenth” celebration marks the date (June 19) in 1865, when enslaved Black Americans in Galveston, Texas were told they were free. They were the last community of enslaved people to be informed of their liberation, more than two and a half years […]

Stacey A. Dixon Could Become The First Black Woman To Serve As The Nation’s No. 2 Intelligence Official After Biden Nomination

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Dixon is currently the deputy director of the Defense Department’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. / Photo Credit: Chip Somedevilla Stacey A. Dixon has been nominated to […]

Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

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By AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES, TAMMY WEBBER and STEVE KARNOWSKI People cheer after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn…. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was […]