Celebrating Women's History Month

    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...

    Mecca Verdell, Teaching Artist

    By Shana Trammell, Special to the AFRO Art has many characteristics. It is fluid and ever changing. It cannot be dictated nor limited. Mecca Verdell aka Meccamorphosis is much like the art that she creates. She...

    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...

    Caryn York, Criminal Justice & Workforce Development Advocate

    By Shana Trammell, Special to the AFRO Since 2017, Caryn York has spearheaded Jobs Opportunity Task Force (JOTF), a non-profit organization that connects low income jobseekers to high paying jobs and provides training opportunities for workers...

    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...

    Anika Hobbs, Owner of Nubian Hueman and Visionary behind the Black Love Experience

    Anika Hobbs is a busy woman. As owner of Nubian Hueman and the visionary behind the Black Love Experience, the Maryland based entrepreneur helped shape entrepreneurs in the District for years. Now as Black Love...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser

    Barrier breaking District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has multiple “firsts” under her belt and has definitely made women’s history in her own right. After being elected to the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in 2004, Bowser...

    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...

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