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The AFRO Gala | Celebrating 130 Years

August 13 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

$35.00 - $300.00
Join us for an evening of celebration, recognition, and community!

The AFRO’s Celebration Gala will bring together and recognize the Founders, Leaders, and Supporters of The AFRO News, who share a demonstrated commitment to the achievements made by The AFRO News Publication in the last 130 Years.

Paying homage and tribute to The AFRO for being the oldest family-owned, continuously published Black newspaper in the country, the oldest Black-owned business (family or otherwise) in the State of MD, and the 3rd oldest (family owned or otherwise) in the country. In 1892, The AFRO was established to speak on racial equality and economic advancement for Black Americans. Today, its proclamation to be a platform to offer images and stories of issues regarding the advancement of the Black community has not changed.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

  • 6:30 VIP Reception and Networking
  • 7:30 General Admission

Location: Martins Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, MD. 20770

Attire: Black Tie and Formal Dress

Share your photos on social media: Tag @afronews and use hashtags #afro130


August 13
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
$35.00 - $300.00


Martin’s Crosswinds
7400 Greenway Center Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770 United States


The Afro American Newspaper
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