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    Millennials Celebrate Their Power to Vote at Morgan State

    By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Encouraging Black millennials to participate in the early voting process, organizations including Black Girls Vote,” “Planned Parenthood,” “1199SEIU” and “Young Gets It Done”—an organization dedicated to revolutionizing the...

    Gov. Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s `A Slap in the Face’

    Governor Larry Hogan’s recent letter to Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Del. Cheryl Glenn (D-45), offering to settle the 12-year long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit evoked strong reactions from HBCU advocates and Maryland lawmakers this...

    #BlackCollegesMatter: Allies of Maryland’s HBCUs Need To #StayWoke

    Earlier this month, Maryland’s Attorney General asked federal judge Catherine C. Blake to immediately stop the process of appointing a federal monitor who could bring long awaited equity and justice to Maryland’s four Historically...

    Howard Trio Name To All-American Watch Lists

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] America’s college football experts have taken note of Howard University’s talented trio of offensive weapons as preseason training camp kicks off at Greene Stadium.  Quarterback Caylin Newton has...

    Legislative Update: Bill Would Provide Protections to Student Loan Borrowers

    By Daniel Oyefusi, Capital News Service Wade Davis called Navient’s customer service in March, hoping to adjust the payment plan for his student loan. Davis, 36, a freelance musician seeking full-time employment, said he couldn’t commit...

    CNN to Make Documentary on Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

    By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday that "Gideon's Army" director Dawn Porter is helming...

    DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

    Howard President Claps Back

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Over the weekend Howard University’s President weighed in on the controversy regarding neighborhood residents using the school’s “yard” as a porta-potty for pups. It all started when news outlets began...

    Newsman Imparts Half Century of Wisdom at HBCU

    By Curtis Knowles, Morgan State University Student                                                  As a child, Ron...

    Bowie State Band Suspended Indefinitely for Alleged Hazing

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The only thing missing from Bowie State’s CIAA championship celebration was its “soul” and they may not have it for quite some time.  An ongoing investigation into hazing allegations...

    Howard’s Short Pay Day Is Long Afternoon

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The only good that came from Howard University’s visit to the University of Maryland on Aug. 31 was the size of the guaranteed pay day. Minus travel expenses, it...

    Howard Mourns Passing of Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., surgeon, oncologist, professor and civic leader died on May 25, leaving his family, friends and the Howard University community grieving. “It is with a heavy...

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