Closing of Baltimore’s Belvedere Shopping Center Hurts Locals

There are 407 people who live in the area of Loch Raven and Belvedere in Baltimore who no longer have ready access to needed food and supplies. That’s because of the closing of the...

Warning: More Cesspool Politics Ahead

Ted Cruz is gone - and good riddance. The Texas senator fully deserved his humiliating defeat by Donald Trump in the May 3rd Indiana GOP primary. He was undoubtedly the nastiest politician to prowl...

ASK ALMA

A Wedding Surprise   Dear Alma, I'm so embarrassed. I feel just terrible. My cousin who still lives in the old neighborhood where we grew up asked me to help out with a wedding. She needed some...

THE POWER OF RESISTANCE

TriceEdney Wire Service -- When asked, most people know Sir Isaac Newton as the self-described "natural philosopher" who, by attribution, is credited as the discoverer of certain "Laws of Nature."  Newton's Third Law of Nature...

What Good are Democrats?

It is time that we dispel the mythology around Maryland being a political progressive state. Being a Democrat in Maryland is pretty meaningless as an indicator of your political ideology or values. We live...

Do the Right Thing

By Ken Morgan, Special to the AFRO I do not defend or condemn Adam Jackson regarding the rape or physical abuse charges reported in the AFRO last week. Women do possess the right to say...

Putting America Back to Work

A recent study from a group of researchers at the Urban Institute, the University of Maryland, and UCLA found that giving families access to greater opportunity in stable housing and high-quality neighborhoods wasn't enough...

Fatherhood is a Full-Time Job

One of my favorite days of observation is Father’s Day. No, it is not because I am a father and grandfather, and I get to do anything my heart desires. I think Father’s Day...

$25 Billion SettlementHow Much Will Reach Victims?

In February 2012, a joint state-federal settlement was reached with the country’s five largest loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo) to address a pattern of unfair and predatory mortgage...

Secretary Kerry Holds the Key to End Racial Discrimination at the World Bank

The World Bank has no equivalent in the United States as far as institutionalized discrimination goes. To hear firsthand the harrowing discrimination that Black employees endure in the World Bank is to be transported...

More Faces of Child Poverty

Would you recognize a poor child when you saw one? Nine-year-old Carolyn Latimore and her sister Aalijah, 8, are beautiful little girls with big smiles on their faces. But Carolyn, Aalijah, and their older...

Faces of Color at RNC? Mostly at the Lectern

Are mainstream media doing enough to expose the hypocrisy of the Republican Party with regard to people of color and issues they care about? Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and former...

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