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Celebrating Women's History Month

    Jo Ann Jenkins, President and CEO of AARP

    By Tia Trammell, Special to the AFRO Jo Ann Jenkins, president and CEO of AARP, is a seasoned leader and innovator in business. To date she is in the business of empowering people to choose...

    Vaile Leonard, Founder & Executive Director, Light of Truth Center

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO The Rev. Vaile Leonard is the founder of Light of Truth Center (LTC), a non-profit organization that embraces a new innovative, three-phase process of recovery, transition, and restoration...

    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...

    Tiffany Majors, President & CEO

    By Shana Trammell, Special to the AFRO Beautiful, educated, and altruistic. Tiffany Majors has spent her life dedicating her time and efforts to serving the forgotten and unprivileged in Maryland. Over a span of two decades...

    Sally Nuamah, Youth Advocate & Philanthropist

    By Shana Trammell, Special to the AFRO Mary McLeod Bethune once famously said, “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we...

    Gwendolyn Woody, Health & Business Coach

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Gwen Woody is a Baltimore native and Texas-based entrepreneur who is paving the way for the community to learn about diabetes. Woody has established three businesses in the...

    Erricka Bridgeford, Co-Founder of Baltimore Ceasefire

    In 2017, when her son questioned her about the violence that had been suffocating Baltimore City, Erricka Bridgeford initially pointed fingers at others. But, the next day after some introspection she decided to do...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    An Open Letter Celebrating Black Women

    Submitted to the AFRO Kevin Daniels As we observe and celebrate around the country what has been deemed Women’s History Month, the progress of this country would have been completely halted without the productivity and...

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