Listening to Young Voices Can Change the World

By Micha Green AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com From March for Our Lives, the Climate March and teens like environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who delivered an impassioned speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, the past...

Mayor Declares Go-Go Awareness Week

By Micha Green AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com While D.C. has always had a special place in its heart for Go-Go, as the homegrown sound, 2019 has most definitely been a year for Go-Go and its resurgence...

AFRO’s Micha Green Interviews The Cast Of ‘WAVES’

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Washington D.C Editor Micha Green interviews the cast of WAVES!!

Georgia at ‘Turning Point’? Debate Signals Democratic Hopes

By BILL BARROW Associated Press PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (AP) — Beth Moore would typically fit the mold of a Georgia Republican. She attended private school in the affluent, mostly white northern Atlanta suburbs, attended the...

3 African-American Lawmakers Named Lead Virginia Committees

By The Associated Press Three African-American lawmakers in Virginia are expected to lead powerful legislative committees next year in the state House of Delegates. Black legislators haven’t led a House committee in two decades. Democratic Del. Eileen...

THE RUN DOWN – President Trump’s Impeachment Hearing

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Micha Green talks President Trump's Impeachment hearing and whats trending in the Afro American Newspaper.

Kennedy Center Highlights Hip Hop ‘For the Culture’

By Micha Green Washington, D.C. editor mgreen@afro.com Since 2016 the Kennedy Center has been officially doing it- in the words of Trap music trio Migos- “for the culture,”- Hip Hop Culture that is.  Urban Dictionary defines, ‘doing it for...

Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of players.  Director of Football...

Leaders Speak on Barry Farms Development After Landmark Decision

By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO  Plans for the redevelopment of the Barry Farms neighborhood may be rerouted following the recent news of the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) decision, Oct. 3, to support the...

Peggy Cooper Cafritz: In My Shoes

By Nyame-kye Kondo, Special to the AFRO The late Peggy Cooper Cafritz was an artistic visionary, creator and influencer of dynamic proportions. Co-founder of the celebrated Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., Cafritz,...

Bringing Solar to D.C.

By Cheyanne Gordon, Special to the AFRO Residents of Minnesota Gardens Cooperative in Southeast, Washington, D.C., just received brand new roofs that were replaced at no cost. They also now have solar panels that will help...

20 Years Later ‘Rent’ Resonates With D.C. Audiences

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor  This reporter must start by saying, “Rent,” is my favorite musical.  I had to remind myself before entering the National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., that I could not...
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