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Celebrating Women's History Month

    Dr. Anna McPhatter, Interim Provost & Vice President

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Dr. Anna McPhatter is not only an experienced social worker and researcher, she is a life-long educator.  Currently serving as interim provost and senior vice president for...

    Tiffany D. Cross, Co-Founder & Managing Editor

    By Micha Green, AFRO D.C. Editor As Co-Founder and Managing Editor of The Beat DC, a national platform that covers politics, business, media and people of color, Tiffany D. Cross is a major contribution to...

    First Black Woman CAO of Baltimore County

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Stacy L. Rodgers, was recently named County Administrative Officer (CAO) by County Executive Johnny Olszewski. She is the first Black woman and second female CAO for Baltimore County. Before...

    AFRO Exclusive: Kim R. Ford Becomes First Black Woman to Lead Martha’s Table

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] After six years of service from Patty Stonesifer, who announced her retirement in November 2018, Martha’s Table announced its new President and CEO Kim R. Ford, who will be...

    An Open Love Letter to Black Women

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] My ascended mother Leslie is the star of the three most seminal moments of my life; the day I was born, the day I accepted Christ as my Lord and...

    Spiritual Activist Johnnie Colemon’s Legacy Thrives

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO The late Rev. Dr. Johnnie Colemon is widely regarded as the “first lady of New Thought Christianity” and paved the way for women of color to enter ministry and...

    NNPA Enshrines AFRO Editor Emeritus

    By AFRO Staff Frances L. Murphy, II, publisher emeritus of the Washington AFRO-AMERICAN Newspapers was enshrined this week by the National Newspaper Publisher’s Association (NNPA) as one of two Black outstanding newspaper publishers to be...

    Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney

    When Marilyn Mosby scored what many believed was a major political upset and defeated Gregg Bernstein, the incumbent Baltimore City State’s Attorney, she became the youngest top prosecutor of a major U.S. city at...

    April Ryan, Journalist and Author

    A Baltimore girl with a national voice, keeping up with April Ryan is an inside look to Capitol Hill as she shares facts and weighs in on critical issues in the United States as...

    Bridging Barriers Between Black Women, Men

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Historically black women have been the backbone of their communities.  Black women like Maya Angelo, Phyllis Wheatley, Angela Davis and Misty Copeland inspired us with their creativity and artistic...

    National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) President Dr. Johnetta Cole

    Art enthusiast, educator, former Bennett College and Spellman College President and current President of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) Dr. Johnetta Cole has been making women’s history for over three decades and...

    Trailblazing Author Talks Race, Politics and Getting the Story Right

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer After 60 years of asking the tough questions, Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post, sat down at the Barnes & Noble on Howard...

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