The Values Of A King: ‘All By the Grace of God’

By Sharon Roberson Pinder CEO, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council Last December,  the Exelon Corporation appointed Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, as the new Senior Executive Vice President of...

The Values Of A King: ‘Dr. King was Relentless’

By Bishop J. Orlando Gardner Bailey Presiding Prelate, Marketplace Fellowship & Churches Adrienne Watson Carver, affectionately known to many as Mrs. A, is a wife, mother, and entrepreneur who has been inspired by the values of...

The Values Of A King: War Story Memories to Visions of Peace

By Ralph E. Moore, Jr. Cofounder, Peace Camp If you are looking for someone to be drum major for your peace movement, Nawal G. Rajeh is the person for the job. Nawal Rajeh was born in Youngstown,...

The Values Of A King: Sister to Sister, Boss to Boss

By London Ward London Ward, founder and CEO of Snob Nails interviews Angel Rich, founder and CEO of Wealthy Life, on “How To use Dr. King’s Principles to Succeed as an Entrepreneur.”  These two entrepreneurs...

The Values Of A King: ‘No Battle Was Too Big For Him’

By Donna Cooper How MLK’s Legacy Still Resonates with Today’s Local Black Female Executives As we approach Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pepco’s Region President Donna Cooper (DC) sits down with Edna Kane Williams (EKW), AARP’s...

Jackson’s Dream Season Ends In Nightmare

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] In one unseasonably warm January night the paradigm of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s career took a seismic shift.  The NFL’s most valuable player and most marketable commodity, who...

Happy 90th Birthday to ‘The Queen’

The AFRO wishes Ms. Dorothy “The Queen” Williams a happy birthday as she celebrates 90 wonderful years of life. Ms. Williams is the mother of Denise DeLeaver, Doreen Frazier, and AFROs Director of Community...

From the Jackson/Mitchell Files – More about Our Fight for Freedom

By Lisa Mitchell As we approach the birthday and national holiday in recognition of the life and legacy of human rights leader, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4,...

HBCU Lawsuit: Advocates Continue Legal Fight

By Deborah Bailey Special to the AFRO Students, alumni, friends and advocates of Maryland’s four HBCU’s have gathered in recent weeks with a new plan of action to ensure the State of Maryland complies with court...

Wanted: 1,000 Young Men to Help Heal Baltimore

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] I spent part of a recent Saturday morning in Druid Hill Park, sipping coffee and staring in disbelief at the mangled remnant of what once was the ethereal Druid Lake...

OP-Ed: ‘On Saturday I Endorsed Jill Carter for Congress’

The following is the opinion of Ben Jealous, it is not an endorsement by the AFRO. We invite others to submit Op-eds of 700 words or less. The AFRO reserves the right to edit...

Pocomoke City Council Under Fire Again

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham Special to the AFRO A small Eastern Shore town that fired its first Black police chief amid allegations of racism is under fire again after hiring a new city manager...

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