Just Dump the SAT

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor The College Board, an organization that develops and administers the SAT test, has developed a new “adversity score” to augment the widely used college admissions examination. The fact that the...

More than Mother’s Day: Mental Health Awareness Month a Reminder that Baltimore’s Mothers Need...

Submitted to the AFRO by Floyd Taliaferro A few years ago, a young mother - let’s call her ‘Ann’ - and her children were referred to All Walks of Life for anger support and behavioral...

COMMENTARY: ‘Somebody Taught You To Hate Me’

By James G. Muhammad,Contributing Editor, The Final Call @jgm3000 CHICAGO—A rousing crowd in a packed St. Sabina Catholic church greeted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and church pastor Fr. Michael Pfleger as they walked arm-in-arm into...

The Symbol of Wakanda and the Georgia Migration Project

By Roger House The fictional African kingdom of Wakanda was revisited in the new Marvel film, Avengers: Endgame. The country was first introduced in the 2018 movie Black Panther. The image of a black state...

Dear Racist White People, Your Time is Up

By Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead, Special to the AFRO A few nights ago, while my sons were sitting and doing their homework, I stood at the doorway, and I just looked at them. I thought about...

Letter to the Editor

Submitted to the AFRO by Linda Grinnage Dear Editor, Municipal employees serve and protect us every day at every level across the country and in our community. At no time was this more evident than during the...

COMMENTARY: Learn Your Numbers During Stroke Awareness Month

By Roger Caldwell, NNPA Newswire Contributor May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and it is very significant to me, because I am a stroke survivor. As a stroke survivor, I consider myself to be a...

COMMENTARY: To Commemorate Brown, Support Our Teachers

UDCTV is available on youtube.com. For booking, wholesale inquiries or for more info visit www.juliannemalveaux.com. By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor Sixty-five years ago, the Supreme Court ruled, in the Brown v. Board of Education case,...

Singleton’s Death a Stark Reminder of Stroke Signs and Prevention

By Dr. Janet Seabrook When I first heard that award-winning, Hollywood film producer John Singleton had been placed on life support, I immediately wanted to know: why? After all, I knew he was barely 50,...

COMMENTARY: What a Time to Bey

By Chelle Wilson, Texas Metro News Columnist I notice that it is only when my mother is working in her flowers that she is radiant, almost to the point of being invisible—except as Creator: hand...

Supporting a world-class education for all Americans

Submitted to the AFRO by Congressman Elijah Cummings Here in Maryland, our legislature is currently working to increase state funding for public education in line with the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission. Our federal government...

We Need an Urgent Black Education Dialogue

Submitted to the AFRO by Michelle Harvey Recent months have experienced an uptick in reporting on the troubled state of education for Black students in the K-12 space. After sifting through “Project Implicit” data, Princeton...

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