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Black businesses continue to face down the pandemic

During the pandemic, Black businesses have faced challenges.  Some were forced to close or nearly shut down while others were fortunate to have...

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NAACP president’s statement on Haitian refugee attack

By Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, released the following statement regarding the images and videos of U.S. border...

Black educators adjust to return to in-person learning

By Ahnayah Hughes, Howard University News Service WASHINGTON -- Educators across the nation are still adjusting to life back in the classroom after nearly 18...

The ‘Unfairness’ of COVID-19

By Sylvester Brown Jr. Deaconess Fellow, St. Louis American This post was originally published on St. Louis American Pamela Merritt has been wrestling with feelings of unfairness...

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The Haitian Dilemma

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint This is a painful commentary. Humanity demands that we all be treated with...

A cultural, principled and comical legacy

By Wayne Dawkins Special to the AFRO Here is a centennial story. She never learned to drive a car and didn’t try.  Yet she traveled far and near,...

For a Black mother, freedom is a whole word

By Dr. Kaye Whitehead As a Black mother, it is not enough to dream of a world where your children are safe and where they...

OP-ED: American business leaders step up to fight inequities in the...

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President and CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association Even as the pandemic has laid bare societal inequities that have been...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Baltimore’s Voxel returns to in-person showings with Blast of Funk and...

By Alexis Taylor Special to the AFRO The Voxel has reopened to in-person shows with a blast of funk for patrons willing to take a galactic...

Book review: Carmelo Anthony’s ‘Memoir of Survival and Hope’

By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Carmelo Anthony’s memoir, “Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised” (co-authored with D. Watkins) reads like a friendly conversation on...

Emmys still so White; Black actors snubbed again

By Jessica Dortch AFRO News Editor The much-anticipated 73rd annual Emmy Awards was held Sept. 19. The night was hosted by Cedric The Entertainer and filled...

Author & mother pens love letter to her children in sentimental...

Glo Rose presents her debut children’s picture book “Good Night My Blessing: A Mom’s Love Letter” to remind children they are tremendously loved PHOENIX. –...

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Book review: Carmelo Anthony’s ‘Memoir of Survival and Hope’

By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Carmelo Anthony’s memoir, “Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised” (co-authored with D. Watkins) reads like a friendly conversation on...

Burgundy & Gold Breakdown: Washington still looking for validity on the...

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO It remains to be seen whether last Thursday’s epic win over the New York Giants was an...

City Schools require COVID-19 vaccine for high school athletes ahead of...

By Demetrius Dillard Special to the AFRO Baltimore City Public Schools has announced that it will require all staff and all high school student-athletes to be...

Lamar Jackson rallies Ravens to 36-35 comeback win over Chiefs

By Demetrius Dillard Special to the AFRO What a game. Against all odds, the Baltimore Ravens prevailed over the Kansas City Chiefs in a showdown between two...

RELIGION

Empowerment Temple welcomes new pastor, Rev. Dr. Robert R.A. Turner

By AFRO Staff There’s a new pastor in town and he’s beginning his tenure at Empowerment Temple’s 9:30 worship service this Sunday. The Second Episcopal District...

Loyola Early Learning Center adding kindergarten and elementary classes

By J. K. Schmid Special to the AFRO The Loyola Early Learning Center is expanding into a full-fledged school. With the expansion comes a new name, the...

Archbishop Carl Bean funeral services announced

FUNERAL SERVICES ANNOUNCED FOR AIDS ACTIVIST AND GOSPEL SINGER ARCHBISHOP CARL BEAN LOS ANGELES - Unity Fellowship Church has announced details of the public memorial service...

Gospel hip-hop artist Roxè to perform at the Baltimore County African...

Gospel hip-hop artist Roxè has timed his upcoming performance at the Baltimore County African American Festival taking place this Saturday, September 18. Roxè recently...

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