Homelessness Epidemic: District Displaces Tent City Occupants

By Tyra Wilkes Special to the AFRO Displaced occupants of an encampment on K Street N.E. were recently met with an “eviction” notice informing them that as of Jan. 16, “all property blocking this sidewalk is...

Ball Brings Awareness to Black Men’s Mental Health

By Micha Green D.C. Editor Mental illness in the Black community is a bit of a taboo that only started to gain major traction in the past decade, particularly with celebrities championing the cause to address...

5K Moves To National Mall

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) from local and regional alumni association chapters are taking over the National Mall in early July.  The DC HBCU Alumni Alliance will...

Community and Cops Gather Over Coffee

By Imani Wj Wright Special to the AFRO On Jan. 9, the National Law Enforcement Museum hosted "Coffee with a Cop", an event which allowed the community to speak with local law enforcement, and former NYPD...

U.S. Rep. Val Demings Named One Of House Impeachment Managers

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Val Demings knows what it takes to prosecute a case. For 27 years, Demings worked for the Orlando Police Department, culminating with her being...

Tiffany Haddish “Like A Boss” Interview

By Afro.com / Be Inspired Global The AFRO Washington Editor Micha Green, interviews comedian Tiffany Haddish about her new film "Like A Boss."

Pelosi to Send Impeachment to Senate for Historic Trial

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff but...

D.C. Sailor Deployed to Arabian Sea

On Jan. 5,Retail Services Specialist Seaman Mohamed Sesay, from Washington D.C., completed a load of laundry in ship's laundry aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Arabian Sea. The...

Studio Announces New Associate Artistic Director

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] Studio Theatre and Artistic Director David Muse announced a new Associate Artistic Director is joining the team, adding a dose of Blackness to their group of celebrated artists and arts administrators. ...

Howard Swept By BCU in MEAC Home Openers

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Rarely, if ever, do a men’s and women’s basketball team become mirror images of one another but such was the case when Bethune Cookman University (BCU) visited Howard for early...

Step Afrika! Celebrates 25 Years: New Piece Shares How the Body Became A Drum

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] It’s been over 25 years since C. Brian Williams started showcasing stepping as an artistic dance form with Step Afrika!, and it’s been over 30 years since he was introduced...

Councilman Evans Announces Resignation

By Micha Green AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor [email protected] The road to resignation for Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans (D) began in 2019 after he was tied to allegations of ethical misconduct and abuse of power; however...
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