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CBCF Welcomes Tonya Veasey as President and CEO

CBCF Welcomes Public Affairs Strategist and Marketing Leader as New President and CEO WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today that Tonya Veasey, communications and marketing agency founder and CEO will lead the organization as its new president and chief executive officer. For more than 20 years, Veasey has provided award-winning […]

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Exclusive: Commissioner Harrison Talks to the AFRO: `We Have Been Asked to Be All Things to All People’

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@ Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison spoke exclusively to the AFRO about budget cuts to his department that went into effect on July 1, and the role of  law enforcement in Baltimore. Part one of two. The American experience is knit together by a series of transcendent moments many […]

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Book Helps Parents Talk About Racism and Police Brutality

BLACK AUTHOR RELEASES BOOK TO ASSIST PARENTS IN STARTING THE CONVERSATION ON RACISM AND POLICE BRUTALITY “The Talk: A Black Family’s Conversation about Racism and Police Brutality” by Ama Karikari-Yawson, Esq. Nationwide ( — All over the country, parents are having the “the talk” with their kids about racism, stereotyping, and police brutality in the […]

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Separate Celebration: Formerly Conjoined Twins Turn 2 After Surgeries

Two-year-old twins Prefina and Ervina recently celebrated their birthday in a unusual way – as individuals. The previously conjoined twins, connected at the head, were successfully separated after several surgeries by skilled surgeons and nurses at an Italian hospital. The girls had “one of the rarest and most complex forms of cranial and cerebral fusion. They […]