Thursday, July 9, 2020

COMMUNITY

Capital City Links Hosts ‘National Wear Red Day’ for American Heart Association

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The Capital City Chapter of Links Incorporated hosted a “National Wear Red Day” reception called “Red Dress, Red Tie” on Feb. 7 on behalf of the American Heart Association. The reception, which was held at the Morgan Lewis &...

PRESS ROOM: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Celebrities, Politicians Electrify Attendees at A. Philip Randolph...

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) addressed members of the A. Philip Randolph Institute last week in Bloomington, Minnesota, near Minneapolis. APRI is one of the nation’s largest organizations of African-American labor union leaders and activists. Rep. Omar invigorated...

A Great Shout at Carter Memorial

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Dr. Tony Torain served as worship leader at the gathering to celebrate the new home of Carter Memorial Church of God in Christ, March 15, at what used to be St. Peter’s, the city’s second oldest Catholic church, at...

Healthcare Enrollment at Asbury UMC Annapolis

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Asbury United Methodist Church in Annapolis invited certified navigators from Chatman to give a day long Obama Care enroll-a-thon at the church one recent Saturday. Church leaders, Yolanda Perry and Rhonda Green planned the enrollment event saying, “Our church’s...

Daisy B. Williams is Turning 101

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Daisy B. Williams was born in Phoebus, Va. on March 9, 1913, and grew up with two brothers and one sister. She has such a nurturing and persevering demeanor that she pursued a nursing career and then later became...

Baltimore Community Calendar

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Tues., August 6  For the Culture Trivia Night Trivia Night will never be the same! Come experience Its Blackademic Trivia at Noir Restaurant & Lounge at 5716 York Rd. The trivia is unapologetically black, come out and show your knowledge of...

Faith-Based Baltimore Event Offers Tools for Reducing Debt and Improving Credit in 2014

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The City Temple Development Corporation will host a free event focused on helping Baltimore residents put plans in action to reduce their debt, improve their credit and increase their income through entrepreneurship. The seminar titled “Faith, Family & Finance...

BCMC Honors Local Author

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By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff Each year, the Baltimore Community Mediation Center (BCMC) recognizes a volunteer who embodies what servant leadership should look like. Based on her dedication and commitment to providing people with a neutral space to vent, BCMC named...

AFRO Community Connections

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Blackout Poetry Celebrate National Poetry Month.  Create your own poem! No writing required. Instead of starting with a blank page, start with a page full of words and cross out the ones you don't want. Visit the library anytime...

No Cash? Salvation Army Now Accepting Mobile Donations

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By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue...

AFRO Baltimore Community Calendar

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Sun., July 28 Harbor East Summer Sidewalk Sale 2019 This free event creates a great day to escape mental prisons with some retail therapy with the annual sidewalk sale. Come and enjoy different cocktails and drinks some local restaurants and vendors...

Arch Social Club Shows New Face for King Holiday

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When everyone's thoughts turned to ways to commemorate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Arch Social Club, known to hold a certain standard, unveiled the remarkable makeover to its historical diggs on The Avenue...

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