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Author, Raped as a Teen, Reveals Heartfelt Tips on Avoiding Unhealthy Relationships

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Overcoming the trauma of becoming getting raped as a teen, Cowan draws from her past to share her journey, her triumphs and her strategies, helping women unpack their purses to live more fulfilling lives. WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 14, 2020...

Park Heights Community Leader George Mitchell Dies

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com George Mitchell, an omnipresent figure in the Park Heights community of Northwest Baltimore died July 14, due to complications from a surgery. He was 66. Mitchell, who operated the Langston Hughes Community, Business and Resource Center...

A Teenager Didn’t Do Her Online Schoolwork. So a Judge Sent Her to Juvenile...

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By Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This story was originally published by ProPublica. PONTIAC, Mich. — One afternoon in mid-June, Charisse* drove...

Stop the Violence: 20 Homicides in 14 Days

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com 20 lives lost in just 14 days due to violence in the District. In two weeks people’s mothers, fathers, sons, brothers, sisters, cousins and friends were taken by barrels of guns and the murderers who...

Morgan State Accounting Program Earns IMA Endorsement

Morgan State University Accounting Program Earns Endorsement by IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) School is the first HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) to become endorsed Montvale, N.J. and Baltimore, July 14, 2020 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of...

Detroit Non-Profit Helping Homeless Single Moms and Dads

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DETROIT NON-PROFIT THAT HELPS HOMELESS AND SINGLE MOMS AND DADS SEEKS PARTNERSHIPS AND DONATIONS Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Bless Helping Hands, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Detroit, Michigan, was founded to bring attention to the plight of the homeless and...

Stability and Comfort to Local Communities Disillusioned by the Pandemic

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Nonprofit Brings Stability and Comfort to Local Communities Disillusioned by the Pandemic Baltimore, Maryland – July 14, 2020 − The past few months have been extremely taxing for the nation! In fact, it is safe to say that nearly every...

6-Year Old Girl Donates 5,000 Books

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6-YEAR OLD GIRL DONATES 5,000+ BOOKS TO KIDS DURING PANDEMIC New York, NY (BlackNews.com) -- Six-year-old Kelly Boston-Hill wanted to help other kids and do something a little different for her birthday. So, she hosted a "Contactless - Social Distancing"...

Morgan State University Nursing Program Awarded $146K Grant

Morgan State University Nursing Program Receives More than $146,000 in Funding to Promote Statewide Student Mentoring Funding Comes as Part of nearly $30M in Nurse Support Program II Competitive Institutional Grants dispersed statewide by the Maryland Higher Education Commission   BALTIMORE –...

HeroZona Foundation Establishes Nation’s Largest COVID-19 Testing Site

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Like most of Arizona, Phoenix has suffered a tremendous spike in COVID-19 cases, and coronavirus testing has been limited. In response to the rapidly expanding numbers of the virus in Arizona and the...

We Still #SayHerName: Remembering Sandra Bland 5 Years Later

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Sandra Bland.  Sandra Bland.  Sandra Bland.  Sandra Bland. Sandra Bland.  Say her name for every year since her justice fighting light was dimmed. It’s been five years since Bland was arrested, detained and found hanging three...

Families of Italy’s Virus Dead Solace, Justice

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By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press ROME (AP) — It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where relatives who were denied a funeral because of Italy’s stringent lockdowns could share photos,...

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