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  • Aaron Hicks Sits Out Yankees-Blue Jays Game in Protest of Daunte Wright Shooting
    by Clay Cane on April 13, 2021 at 6:23 pm

    The tragic killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright has the world onceagain mourning the death of a Black man by police in Minnesota.Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks, who played with the MinnesotaTwins from 2013 to 2015, was so affected he had to sit out Monday’sgame. Yankees team’s manager Aaron Boone told reporters on April 12, “Withall The post Aaron Hicks Sits Out Yankees-Blue Jays Game […]

  • Minnesota Police Kill 20 Year Old Black Man During Traffic Stop
    by Jamie Jackson on April 12, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    20 year old Daunte Wright was shot by a Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer during a routine traffic stop. This comes as the trial of Derek Chauvin or the murder of George Floyd. Thank you to everyone who showed up tonight outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department to demand justice for #DaunteWright. #Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/VbZt38gIGF The post Minnesota Police […]

  • Three Black Women Nominated to Federal Courts
    by Jamie Jackson on March 31, 2021 at 12:00 am

    As Women’s History Month comes to a close, President Biden nominated three Black women to Federal Appeals Court. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of Washington, DC is receiving attention and is considered a likely nominee to the Supreme Court Justice. The President ran on a campaign promise of seating a Black woman on the Supreme Court. The post Three Black Women Nominated to Federal Courts […]

  • Evanston City Council Approves Housing Reparations Beginning Summer 2021
    by Jamie Jackson on March 25, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    The city of Evanston, Illinois has officially confirmed housing reparations will come to Black residents this summer. Those who are eligible could receive up to $25,000. Jamie Jackson speaks with Evanston Alderman Robin Rue Simmons about the road to repair in Black communities and support for reparations. Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Correspondent The post Evanston City Council […]

  • DC Mayor Bowser Makes Case for Statehood
    by Jamie Jackson on March 24, 2021 at 2:01 pm

    Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser made a case for during a special House hearing. Rep. James Comer (R-KY) made strong claims against the idea. The District of Columbia has a population of 692,683, higher than Wyoming and Vermont, yet has no representation in the Senate. Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Correspondent Jamie Jackson’s The post DC Mayor Bowser Makes Case for Statehood […]

  • NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Passes at 86
    by Clay Cane on March 23, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    Elgin Baylor, the Los Angeles Lakers forward and NBA Hall of Famer,has passed away due natural causes the Lakers announced on Monday, March 22. He was 86. In 1958, Baylor was drafted by Baylor the LA Lakers.That season, hewon Rookie of the Year and went on to become an 11-time All-Star and10-time First Team All-NBA The post NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Passes at 86 appeared first on American Urban […]

  • Female-led Tech Startup Aims to Close Gender Gap in STEM
    by Jamie Jackson on March 22, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    An important initiative to bring more women into tech is being led by a partnership with Spelman College, Atlanta University, UCLA, and Mozilla. Jamie Jackson speaks with Erika Hairston, co-founder and CEO of Edlyft, about her experience breaking into the male-dominated tech field. Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Correspondent Jamie Jackson’s report: The post Female-led Tech Startup […]

  • Happy Birthday, Stephanie Mills!
    by Clay Cane on March 22, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    Happy birthday to the legendary Stephanie Mills! Stephanie Mills celebrates her 64th birthday today. The New Yorknative got her big break  when she played Dorothy in The Wiz onBroadway from 1974 to 1979. She also conquered the music industry,scoring five number one hits on the Billboard R&B chart  from 1986 to1989. Mills would also win The post Happy Birthday, Stephanie Mills! appeared […]

  • Black Owned Media Demanding Equitable Share of American Rescue Plan
    by AURN Newsroom on March 19, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) is appealing to Congress for equitable distribution of the Biden/Harris Administration’s American Rescue Plan. The $1.9 trillion dollar economic stimulus package, including COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, treatment, and prevention. While African-Americans have been disproportionately affected by coronavirus, the number of Black people […]

  • Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Louisville PD One Year After Breonna Taylor Murder
    by Clay Cane on March 15, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    March 13 marked one year once since police killed Breonna Taylor in her home. Her boyfriend Kenneth Walker has now filed a lawsuit against the Louisville Metro Police Department According to CNN, the federal lawsuit seeks damages for violations ofhis Fourth Amendment rights. Court docs obtained by CNN also claimsthat “the officers did not announce The post Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against […]

Entertainment

  • LISTEN: Leslie Odom Jr. Speaks About Writing the Theme Song for One Night in Miami
    by Tanya Hart on April 2, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    What a season for Leslie Odom, Jr.! The Odom family welcomed Able Phineas on March 25, and Leslie has won several awards this season and is nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and two Academy Awards. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Leslie Odom, Jr. (@leslieodomjr) Tanya Hart spoke with Leslie The post LISTEN: Leslie Odom Jr. Speaks About Writing the Theme Song for One Night in […]

  • Bobby Brown, Jr.’s Death Raises Red Flags
    by Tanya Hart on March 25, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    Bobby Brown, Jr.’s drug and alcohol related death has raised red flags with the LAPD. A criminal investigation is now in the hands of prosecutors. Parents Bobby Brown and Kim Ward have said they want those responsible for the overdose held responsible. Said Ward “My family continues to mourn my son’s death. This is an The post Bobby Brown, Jr.’s Death Raises Red Flags appeared first on […]

  • Happy Birthday, Stephanie Mills!
    by Clay Cane on March 22, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    Happy birthday to the legendary Stephanie Mills! Stephanie Mills celebrates her 64th birthday today. The New Yorknative got her big break  when she played Dorothy in The Wiz onBroadway from 1974 to 1979. She also conquered the music industry,scoring five number one hits on the Billboard R&B chart  from 1986 to1989. Mills would also win The post Happy Birthday, Stephanie Mills! appeared […]

  • Black Blues: The Arc and Ache of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    by Starrene Rhett Rocque on January 29, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, released on Netflix December 18, is a brilliant ode to Rainey’s legacy and a bittersweet reminder that many of the sociopolitical themes affecting Black lives of yore are still prevalent today. The film is an adaptation of August Wilson’s 1984 Broadway play by the same name. Industry giants Denzel Washington and The post Black Blues: The Arc and Ache of Ma […]

  • Cicely Tyson, Pioneering Icon, Passes At 96 Years Old
    by Clay Cane on January 29, 2021 at 12:33 am

    On Jan. 27, Cicely Tyson died at 96 years old. Her cause of death is not known. The Tony and Emmy winner was born December 19, 1924 in Harlem, NewYork. She got her start as a fashion model after she was discovered bya photographer for Ebony. The 1972 breakout role in Sounder, which she earned The post Cicely Tyson, Pioneering Icon, Passes At 96 Years Old appeared first on American Urban Radio […]

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