The American Kidney Fund Receives Grant to support Children with Kidney Disease

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The Robert I. Schattner Foundation awarded The American Kidney Fund (AKF) with a $150,000 grant to help children living with kidney disease and provide financial support for low income...

District Celebrates Women of Excellence

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the city’s celebration of Women’s History Month by honoring an elite group of distinguished ladies who’ve made a significant impact on...

Champion Boxer Accused of Assault at DC-area Shopping Mall

By The Associated Press MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Baltimore boxer who's the World Boxing Association champion in the 130-pound (58.9-kilogram) category is accused of assaulting someone at a shopping mall near Washington. News outlets report...

Flyest Fables Offer Kaleidoscope of Stories

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer When you tune into “Flyest Fables” you are transported to a fantastical world of young people on big quests and journeys. But the product that audiences hear is a...

Bowser Holds Last Budget Engagement Forum

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Mayor Muriel Bowser held her third and final budget engagement forum in Ward 4 this week at Theodore Roosevelt High School, 4301 13th Street N.W., buoyed by city officials...

Church Brings Jesus to the Front Door

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Imagine a church with no pulpit. Imagine a church with no choir. Try to wrap your head around a church with no VIP parking and no chance of NOT...

SE D.C. Native Named to Bureau for CJAF

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Everyone has a story, a tale that shaped who they are, or where they have been; but not everyone shares their story. And even fewer people know the...

New Program to Help Families Save

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Children and families in D.C. may get an opportunity to better prepare for the future with a new program that hopes to help Ward 8 families build savings accounts. EduSaveDC,...

Glamourina Offers Afrocentric Inspired Wear to Culturally Conscious Women

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] As Black History Month comes to a close and Women’s History Month is ushered in, Glamourina, a women’s active-wear brand, perfectly intersects both month-long celebrations as a Black-women-owned and...

D.C.’s XFL Names Former HU QB Head Coach, GM

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Pep Hamilton’s football odyssey has returned to where it started as he tries to build a championship franchise from the start.  The former Howard University quarterback is the first...

D.C. Residents Disportionately Impacted by Kidney Failure

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer March marks National Kidney Month, and D.C. still has the highest number of people with kidney failure, officials said. And African-Americans remained disproportionately impacted from the kidney disease. “The District...

Pelosi Keeps it Real with HU Students

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Donning an all orange suit with shoes to match, in honor of ending gun violence- a hot button issue that was set to hit Wednesday’s House floor for the...
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