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Maryland 529 plan: Benefits of Contributing to an MD 529 Plan

By BYRON T. DEESE The Maryland 529 Matching Requirements Under the new arrangement, the state government will contribute either $250 or $500 to an eligible MCIP. To qualify, you must have opened an account on or after January 1st, 2017. Your...

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Begins Healing In Prince George’s

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com The next evolution of the Civil Rights Movement is literally zooming into action. After the early contentious moments of organized, well choreographed, non violent protests following the death of George Floyd, last week Prince...

Faith Leadership in Times of Crisis

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/2581302368852234/ Twitter: twitter.com/SNFAgoraJHU/status/1268270462905331714 Faith Leadership in Times of Crisis Friday, June 5, 12–12:45 p.m. ET Watch: 3   In turbulent times, many people turn to their faith leaders for guidance in navigating the pain they are feeling and seeking pathways to a more just future. At...

Durant Foundation Feeds 500 Families in Prince George’s

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer mgray@afro.com Though absent while continuing to rehab from an achilles tendon injury that hasn’t allowed him to play this season, NBA all-star and two time world champion Kevin Durant scored big once again in his hometown....

AFRO Exclusive: Braveboy Urges Minnesota Prosecutors To Seek Justice

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer mgray@afro.com In her world of “brave justice,” Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy knows firsthand how difficult prosecuting offenders whose crimes could rise to the level of racial hatred can be. Braveboy also knows the...

Bishop’s Statement on the Current Crisis in Our Nation

A Message from Bishop Sutton about the Current Crisis Dear Sisters and Brothers, We are enduring a spring of the deadly outbreaks of three viruses: Covid-19, racism and violence. We’re suffering from over 100,000 deaths of the coronavirus as of today,...

AFRO FACTS – US RECONSTRUCTION ERA

By AFRO.COM / Be Inspired Global Host Micha Green talks America's reconstruction era and its absence of equality.

THE RUN DOWN – GEORGE FLOYD’S Senseless Death

By AFRO.Com / Be Inspired Global Host Micha Green talks about the death of George Floyd and trending topics in the AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

The Hotel at the University of Maryland to Reopen

By AFRO Staff Following extensive consideration and the development of enhanced cleaning protocols to align with federal guidelines and industry recommendations, The Hotel at the University of Maryland, a hotel and conference center adjacent to the University of Maryland (UMD),...

Women’s Suffrage Series Tuesdays in June

The Woodrow Wilson House continues our Women’s Suffrage Series, now in a virtual format, Tuesdays in June at 12:00pm Reservations for any of the free talks in the series “Why Wait? From Start to (Un)Finished: A Look Back at...

Today is the LAST DAY to Register to Vote!

Hey Baltimore, it's Voter Education Week! With just over a week to go before the Primary Election, Baltimore Votes is on a mission to make sure that every voter feels ready to head to the ballot box. But first, an important...

GLENELG COUNTRY SCHOOL TO CELEBRATE CLASS OF 2020 WITH GRADUATION CAR PARADE

GLENELG COUNTRY SCHOOL TO CELEBRATE CLASS OF 2020 WITH GRADUATION CAR PARADE Event Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony With Car Parade To Celebrate Graduating Senior Class And Their Families During The COVID-19 Pandemic Ellicott City, Maryland, May 26, 2020—Glenelg Country School (GCS),...