40-Year-Old Mother Killed by FBI 10 Most Wanted Fugitive

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Police and family members alike are searching for answers, motive and more after Natina Kiah, a mother of four and security guard at a D.C. homeless shelter, was stabbed...

Mayor’s Office Announces 10 Years of Enrollment Growth for D.C. Public Schools

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The mayor’s office announced that there was an increase in enrollment in D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) for the tenth consecutive year. The Office of the State Superintendent of Education...

People Talk Candidly About Living With Kidney Disease

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Stephanie Dixon, was a mother of two children living and working in Manhattan in 2001. She had survived 911, but the stress of the event had taken its toll....

Women Discuss Gender Balance

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Two iconic, women, change agents spoke on the theme “Women In Politics and the Law” during Howard University’s 2019 International Women’s Day celebration last week at the school’s Interdisciplinary...

UNCF Celebrates 75 Years

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) celebrated 75 years of providing financial opportunities for young Black scholars attending college this week in Northwest, D.C. The annual national “A Mind Is…”...

Students Bring Historic Performances from Southeast to the Kennedy Center

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Children from the Department of Recreation’s Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC) are entertaining and educating audiences from ‘East of the River’ to the Kennedy Center with their 13th...

D.C. to Selma: A Pilgrimage for the People

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On March 7, 1965 one of the most violent days of the Civil Rights Movement occurred as peaceful marchers were brutally attacked and beaten by state troopers and men...

Busboys and Poets Opens in Anacostia

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Despite the history laid within the asphalt of its streets and a bustling culture, D.C.’s historic Anacostia neighborhood in Southeast, has in recent years experienced a pall of bad...

Duke Ellington Mural Expected Back On U Street This Spring

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The District of Columbia is known for many things: politics, Go-go, cuisine and culture. On historic U Street, public art is also another staple of the community and one...

Power of the Pen Panel Becomes Master Class for Writers and Seekers

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Three of arguably the most important and prolific writers of our time sat down on March 5 at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium for the “Power of the Pen” panel...

Howard Commemorates 152 Years Since Founding

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer It was a day of big names, powerful voices and lasting words during the Howard University Charter Day Convocation, as the University commemorated the 152nd anniversary of its founding. Hundreds...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...
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