DMV Links Rock Red for A Cause

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] More than one thousand women flocked to the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, donning various styles of fashionable fiery red dresses; however, while the ensembles may have been show-stopping...

Willie Wood Dies at 83

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] If you ask Willie Wood, Jr. about what it was like growing up with a Pro Football Hall of Fame dad, he would often quip that it wasn’t any...

‘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...

Violinist Honors Black Composers

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Perhaps when one thinks of classical music, a young, Black woman with a curly afro is not what immediately comes to mind. However with shows such as “Black Pioneers in...

CareFirst Names Destiny-Simone Ramjohn to Lead Community Health and Social Impact Efforts

Baltimore and Washington, D.C. — CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has tapped former Kaiser executive Destiny-Simone Ramjohn as the organization’s new Vice President of Community Health and Social impact. CareFirst’s Community Health and Social Impact team...

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...

AFRO Exclusive: Catching Up With Biggest Loser Cast Member Phi

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] The Biggest Loser is back on television with a revamp that features old and new faces and facets.  This time the show is on USA as opposed to the NBC network...

Gwen Ifill Honored With USPS Stamp

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] On Jan. 31, legendary journalist, Gwen Ifill, who famously anchored PBS News Hour, was honored with a commemorative stamp by the United States Postal Service (USPS) right on the heels...

Single Mother Gets a New House

By Brianna Rhodes Special to the AFRO A single mother of five received the keys to a newly renovated home on Thursday all thanks to real estate investor, Dr. Joseph Asamoah and the help of D.C....

D.C. Crime Update: Two Deaths in Two Days

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Last year’s homicide count (196) crept beyond the 2018 rate (169), however this year there have been four less deaths than this time in 2019, {according to D.C. Witness}. Despite the...

Play Takes Young People Seriously

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Greta Thundberg, who is bringing awareness to climate change and the many young people who are advocating for gun reform are helping adults around the world understand the importance of...

HU Football: Reports Say Larry Scott Will Succeed Ron Prince

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For the third time in four years, Howard University will take the field with a new football coach this fall.  Multiple reports say University of Florida’s tight end coach...
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