Dear Black People: Adoption is a Great Option

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor November was National Adoption Awareness Month, which came about as an effort to encourage families to consider adopting children in the foster care system. First...

New YouTube Show Entertaining and Educating LGBTQ Youth

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Advocates for Youth, a national non-profit focusing on young people’s sexual reproductive health and rights, is providing fun-filled entertainment packed with a lesson particularly targeting LGBTQ youth, through the...

AFRO Editorial Cartoonist’s Work on Display in D.C.

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Fifty years ago, following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., his wife, Coretta Scott King, founded the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change to continue his legacy...

Building the Faith on a Firm Family Foundation

By Jacquinette D. Murphy, North Dallas Gazette Contributing Writer “I have the BEST job in the world!” Apostle Herman L. Murray recently declared these words to the congregation of the Full Gospel Holy Temple Churches, Incorporated....

The Comprehensive Guide to Sleep Deprivation: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Submitted to the AFRO by YooHealth It has been stated that 1 in 3 adults in the USA is not getting enough sleep, and this is a problem. Sleep deprivation can cause a whole range...

TV One Launches a Channel for Millennial and Gen X Women of Color

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In January young women of color will have a channel dedicated to them, brought to audiences through TV ONE’s new station, CLEO TV. Named after Queen Cleopatra, millennials and members...

Korean War Veteran Gets a New Home

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] After years of struggling in poverty and living in a dilapidated house, Pfc. Thomas Pressley, who served in the Korean War, received a particularly special Veterans Day gift- a...

Two Female Entrepreneurs Open First Breast Cancer Boutique in the DMV

By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Revolutionizing the look of breast cancer, two Black female entrepreneurs are preparing to open the region’s first medical custom prosthetics and lingerie store of its kind. Dedicated to women who...

Harvard Opens Door to Gullah Language and Culture to Seventh Graders

Special to the AFRO by Renee Foose Gullah/Geechee represents a small population of African Americans living in the coastal low country of South Carolina, Georgia and Northeastern Florida. Gullah/Geechee represents not only a people, but...

An Intimate Evening with Angela Davis

By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO In the spirit of “inspiring social change,” Washington D.C.’s very own Busboys and Poets on K Street Northwest welcomed the legendary activist, author and scholar Angela Davis, Oct. 11,...

Schools Celebrate Male Role Models with `Million Father March’

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Fathers, grandfathers and male caretakers of all backgrounds are invited to step to the front of the line and bring their children to school September 28.   Baltimore City Public...

Looking for Employment When All You Hear is ‘No’

The following is a bonus article to the articles running in the AFRO’s 5th Annual Career and Education Fair supplement. The AFRO’s Career and Education Fair will be held on September 25 from 10...
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