Living Wage Is Key for Rebuilding Baltimore’s Economy

The Baltimore City Council is considering a new law to guarantee that the city’s major retailers, such as Wal-Mart and 7-Eleven, pay employees decent,...

Baltimore City Election 2011 – AFRO Endorsements

For Mayor Sen. Catherine E. Pugh In order for us to explain our endorsement of 40th District Senator Catherine Pugh, we have to begin with those...

The Wall Street Journal is Wrong

Once again historically Black post-secondary institutions find themselves the target of an unwarranted and deceitful attack. This rhetoric marginalizes and mischaracterizes the vital role...

Sorry Sessoms, WE DON’T BUY IT

A nearly $8,000 ticket to Egypt? A $2,000 trip to San Antonio? A chauffeur-driven Lincoln Navigator? Does the controversial University of the District of...

When Do President Trump’s Misrepresentations Become Too Much?

President Donald Trump has a bad habit of stretching the truth—too often, and mostly for his own glorification.  Indeed it appears to happen so...

In a Shooting Rampage, D.C. Became a Small, Tightly-Knit Family

Monday’s shooting rampage at the Navy Yard, when 13 people and the alleged gunman, Aaron Alexis of Ft. Worth, Texas, were killed, was yet...

Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist And Should Be Treated Like One

Before Dylann Roof allegedly went on a shooting rampage at the historically Black Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., in which 9 people, including...

Gholish Gosnell: Black on Black Crime?

A Philadelphia prosecutor called it a “house of horrors.” But it was no amusement day at Hershey Park for the unsuspecting women who entered...

Ferguson and Baltimore: Demonstrating Violence

As protesters gathered in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to mark the one year anniversary of Michael Brown Jr.’s death at the hands...

Encourage a Veteran to Get, Stay Healthy

On behalf of the employees and volunteers at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System, I would like to thank our veterans for...

Bungling the Telling of Black History

If you relied on Hollywood’s revisionist historical docudramas, you’d think that White men fought to the death to win freedom for America’s Black slaves...

Alexandria’s Mandela

Whatever you do, “don’t even think about going down that road of comparing me to Nelson Mandela,” says a humble Ferdinand T. Day, a...