AFRO Editorial Cartoonist’s Work on Display in D.C.

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Fifty years ago, following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., his wife, Coretta Scott King, founded the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change to continue his legacy...

‘Black Mother’ Explores the Underbelly of Jamaica

By Jannah Johnson, Special to the AFRO Starting May 2nd the Maryland Film Festival will be taking place in Baltimore’s North Station, showcasing over 40 films and 10 short programs. One film that stands out is...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone, how are you doing? I am doing great thank you for asking. As you know this week is Mother’s Day weekend and for the first time, I want to salute the moms,...

Les Deux Noirs Premieres At Mosaic Theater

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Why do people go to the theater? This past Sunday HBO presented the season premiere of final episodes of “Game of Thrones.” It could arguably be one of the last...

Vegan Soulfest Held in Baltimore’s Clifton Park

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Baltimore’s fifth Annual Vegan Soulfest brought a peaceful weekend filled with messages of health, wellness and holistic living for the city’s Clifton Park community. “We felt we needed to bring...

‘Dave’ the Musical Comes to Arena Stage

By Briana Thomas, Special to the AFRO Dave, a musical comedy, made its world premiere July 18 at Arena Stage in Southwest, Washington, D.C. The play is an adaptation from the 1993 Oscar-nominated film ‘Dave.’ Set in...

`The Show’ Is a Showcase For Home Grown Talent

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Megan Rochon, an actress and producer is all too familiar with one of Baltimore’s essential rules; if you didn’t graduate from high school here there are certain customary “restrictions” placed...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots or trying to sleep in the treehouse; summer was everything good to eat;...

Baltimore Teacher Hopes to Take Music Students on World Tour

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Singing Sensations has been invited to South Africa this summer. Offered a chance to perform during Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday celebration, the Baltimore choir group aims to tour in...

Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five ‘Documentary Debuts to Critical Acclaim

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The morning after Ava DuVernay’s four-part Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five, “When They See Us,” premiered at Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater, she was in a daze. “I don’t...

RAMBLING ROSE

Happy Birthday November Babies! Hello everyone and happy birthday to all those born in November. May God continue to bless you for another year, while we mourn those who have passed on and celebrate in...

Motown Museum Unveils Artifacts to Mark 60th Anniversary

By The Associated Press Pieces of Motown's origin story that haven't been seen by the public will go on display in Detroit as part of the label's 60th anniversary celebration. The Motown Museum says it will display...

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