Washington View

“Be vigilant, for nothing one achieves lasts forever,” cautions Moroccan poet and writer Tahar Ben Jelloun. Though he didn’t say these words, this was the...

Writers’ Reflections 2012

  Teria Rogers  My favorite story that I covered this year was the “Many Blacks in D.C. Still Worried Despite Steep Drop in Killings” piece. This was...

Honoring Our Veterans

An armistice ending the hostilities between Germany and the Allied Nations became effective on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. Armistice...

Letter to the Editor:

We have already won! It is not quite 3 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the central United States. The national polls, depending on where you...

The AFRO Endorses: Senator Benjamin Cardin

On the verge of the General Election, Sen. Benjamin Cardin is sitting pretty, as one of the U.S. Senate incumbents with the best chances...

The AFRO Endorses: Rep. John Sarbanes

The shape of the newly redrawn third congressional district meanders from northwest Baltimore County, through parts of Baltimore City, into Howard and Anne Arundel...

Return Donna Edwards to the House

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D) is in a three-way contest against Faith Loudon of Pasadena, who has been active in the Republican Central Committee...

The AFRO Endorses: Rep. Elijah Cummings

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) is set for a rematch against Republican challenger Frank Mirabile on Nov. 6. The last time the pair faced...

The AFRO Endorses Barack Obama for President of the United States

President Barack Obama is running for a second term on the strength of his health care reform, his foreign policy initiatives, job creation, the...

Proposition 4: The Maryland DREAM Act Equal Access

When voters in Maryland go to the polls, they’ll have the opportunity to decide by their vote on Proposition 4 as to whether or...

Proposition 7: Gaming Expansion A Great Opportunity

For years, Marylanders have argued over gaming. In years before, much of the contention seemed to center on the moral and social considerations of...

Failing to Vote Dishonors Those Who Fought and Died for the Right

Vernon Dahmer would want you to vote on Nov. 6 and in every election day for the rest of your life. He would want...