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    Sex Ring Allegations Shake Georgia AKA Chapter

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A Georgia chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is under scrutiny for allegedly being part of a sex ring. At the Alpha Beta AKA Chapter at Fort Valley State University...

    VIOLENCE AROUND THE MORGAN CAMPUS: A REQUEST FOR A SUMMIT

    Office of the President July 12, 2019 The Honorable Bernard C. "Jack" Young Mayor, City of Baltimore 250 City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Commissioner Michael Harrison Baltimore City Police Department 601 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21202   Dear Mayor Young...

    Bowers, DC’s Popular PA Voice of 30 Years, Suddenly Passes at 55

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The signature public address announcer for D.C. sports has passed away. Shellie Bowers, who was best known for his trademark phrase “HU…you know” during football and basketball games at...

    BSU and HU Alumni Earn DC HBCU Alliance Awards

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two distinguished alumni from Bowie State and Howard University are among the six-member class who will be presented with HBCU Alumni Awards September 20 as the DC Metro...

    HBCU-TV Launches New App

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Behind the scenes, Curtis Symonds has been a player in the cable television industry for nearly 40 years.  In the dark ages when Black Entertainment Television was an...

    Fourth Circuit Orders Maryland to Negotiate With HBCUs

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO The US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered plaintiffs representing alumni and graduates of Maryland’s four HBCU’s to the negotiating table for a fourth time, Wednesday. The order is...

    Howard Leads HBCU Awards

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Howard University is leading with 12 finalist nominations in the 2019 HBCU Awards.  Presented by HBCU Digest, the HBCU Awards are the first and only national awards ceremony honoring...

    Update on HBCU Coalition’s Lawsuit Against Maryland

    By Marvin L. 'Doc' Cheatham, Sr., Special to the AFRO In 2006, a coalition of HBCU students, alumni and other HBCU supporters filed a lawsuit in the Maryland Federal District Court against the State of Maryland alleging...

    Bethea Starts Season with NY Giants

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] New York Giants safety Antoine Bethea is getting a chance to live out his dreams.  In 2015 Bethea went undrafted and signed as a free agent with...

    Zambian Royalty Finds Refuge at HBCUs, But At What Cost?

    By Lynette Monroe, Special to the AFRO For many African Americans, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) serve as a place of refuge. A place to reconcile identity in a world that seeks to erase...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American Opinion N.J.-based Braun Research, Inc. and Morgan’s Institute for Urban Research to Survey and Analyze Attitudes of Black Residents Toward...

    Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and...

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