District Wide Policy on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer January marks the 15th annual National Stalking Awareness Month, but D.C.has been ahead of the pack with a District wide policy on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking released...

Bowser Vetoes Decriminalization of Metro Fare Evasion

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In a rare move, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser vetoed the D.C. Council’s decision to decriminalize metro fare evasion. Her second time issuing a veto, the mayor decided...

Continuing King’s Legacy: From the Treasury Dept. to the Pulpit and Classroom, Still...

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At 74, the Rev. John S. Barckley, is a foot soldier in the continued fight for justice, educating the masses and keeping the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

MD School System Raises Funds For Student Meals During Shutdown

By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district is raising money to help provide meals for students affected by the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border...

DC Turns Up for Mayor Bowser’s Inaugural Celebration

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Residents of D.C.and DMV appreciators, pulled out their tuxes, heels and evening gowns last Saturday night in celebration of Mayor Muriel Bowser's Inauguration. Bowser, who was elected for a second...

The D.C. HIV/STI Crisis Continues for Marginalized Demos

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Here is the science. The CDC confirmed the study and world view from HIV advocates and professionals that “people with HIV who take HIV medicine as prescribed and get and...

D.C. Libraries Host Events to Honor Dr. King

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer D.C. Public Libraries have a week full of events and resources for every ages in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week...

Hip-Hop Museum Preserves Rap Music History in D.C.

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Forty years ago, near the end of the Jimmy Carter administration, when the Baltimore Orioles were making a run to the World Series, the music world was caught off guard...

DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

Black Leadership is Celebrated at CBC Swearing In

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The who’s who of Black politics and - well - politics in general - were in attendance at the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Swearing In Ceremony, and bolstered by...

Scores Sworn Into D.C. Leadership

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Scores of people took an oath of service this week, as the swearing-in ceremony for the District of Columbia State Board of Education (SBOE), the Shadow Congressional Delegation and...

Black American National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders

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