When the World Attacks You, Find Strength in Christ’s Power

By James Washington I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in bible study. In doing so I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at Paul without really seeing Jesus’ amazing handiwork. Now you need to...

Chasing Profits and Equality

By AFRO Editorial Staff Facebook is a social media network that encourages “members” to share family photos, engage in civil discourse and learn about new places. Just kidding. Unfortunately, it is often a cesspool of...

The Big Jump Project and Druid Park Lake Drive

By Leon F. Pinkett, III, Special to the AFRO As the Baltimore City Councilman for the Seventh (7th) District, I have heard from countless residents in the neighborhoods that border the west side of Druid...

Another Assault on the Black Press

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Amid the rush to comprehend the ramifications of a full-scale international trade war initiated by the errant and backward tariff policies of the Trump Administration, there are results of the...

The Historic Homes That Tell Our Story

By Brent Leggs, Special to the AFRO “As a youngster visiting my grandmother, spending time within the house and sitting with her on the porch, I witnessed Black life unfolding as a litany of rituals...

Honor the Fallen by Doing Our Job

By Brian Karem, Special to the AFRO During the American Revolution community newspapers, in the embryonic country, bound citizens together with provocative editorials and news of the day as citizens rose up to break free...

A Better Vision for America

By Congressman Elijah Cummings, Special to the AFRO Sharply contrasting visions of America clashed in Washington last month exemplifying an ongoing struggle for the hearts, minds and future of the American People. Official Inhumanity In the days and...

What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children

By Ron Harris, Special to the AFRO Dear U.S. Media, Democrats, Republicans, Independents and to the concerned Americans who poured out into the streets to protest Donald Trump’s cruel and faulty immigration policies, What about us? We...

Listen to the Poor and Disenfranchised

By William Barber II and Liz Theoharis The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis spoke on a panel June 26 on poverty in the U.S. with UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty Philip Alston. Following the panel,...

GOP Scheming Under Obama Led to Travel Ban

By Ben Cardin The following is taken from a statement from U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on the Supreme Court upholding the Trump administration ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries. It has been...

An Innovative Approach to Infrastructure Needs

By Robbi Jones and Eric Chatman Forty-six million Americans live in poverty. From distressed inner-cities, to poor rural towns, millions of people live in areas with substandard housing, crumbling infrastructure and where economic opportunity is scarce.  While...

Democrats Should Consider an Outsider in 2020

By Ty’rique Sims, Special to the AFRO Recently, Howard Schultz announced he will be stepping down as the Executive Chairman of Starbucks. Schultz’s name has been linked to becoming a non-political candidate for the upcoming...
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