Calvin G. Butler Jr. Appointed Interim CEO Exelon Utilities

By AFRO Staff Exelon Corporation announced the Oct. 15 appointment of Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, as interim CEO of Exelon Utilities, effective immediately. This appointment follows the retirement...

Mystics Win First Title

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press   Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship. A year that began with the league missing some of its top players because of...

D.C. Speaks: Howard Homecoming, Yardfest

By Imani Wj Wright, Special to the AFRO While spending time in both Baltimore and D.C. last week, there was one question I consistently heard being asked amongst folk- in barbershops, my neighborhood, restaurants I was...

Scholars Receive Funds in Norton’s Name

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Before Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) gave D.C.’s vote-less voice amplified sound, she taught law courses full time at Georgetown University.  From her history in teaching, the 2nd Annual...

Theatre Review: Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Once audiences at Studio’s Doubt: A Parable can get past the strong, and at times, seemingly exaggerated accents, and loud noises from outside the theatre, they’re transported from present day...

Ford’s ‘Fences’ Reminds Audiences of Hard Truths

By Micha Green, AFRO Washignton, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Are fences used to keep people in or keep other factors out? Audiences are left begging this question throughout the Ford’s Theatre production of Fences by August Wilson and directed...

St. Elizabeths Without Water

By AFRO Staff Patients and staff at Saint Elizabeths Hospital, the District’s public psychiatric hospital, have been without drinking water for an extended period. This issue was discovered during a routine scheduled water-testing where the...

From City Council, to Prison, to Airwaves

By AFRO Staff The District’s airwaves just got a little more political with the addition of the “Michael Brown Show,” a new podcast airing Monday nights. According to a press release, Brown’s show will cover...

Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C.  Editor, [email protected] Twenty years ago Jason Moran’s jazz trio, The Bandwagon wowed audiences with their unique sound and artistic mash-ups, and for eight years the Kennedy Center’s jazz programming has been...

The Art of Human Care

By Nyame-kye Kondo, Special to the AFRO  Renowned surgeon and author, Dr. Hassan Tetteh, recently released his book "The Art of Human Care" and held a book signing on Sept. 26 at TheArc in Southeast, D.C. The...

The New Era of Natural Hair

By Camille Davis Over the past decade, Black women have begun embracing their natural hair, but  caring for it can still be time-consuming and frustrating. Many Black women know all too well the feeling of...

MACRO X Howard Summit Joins Homecoming Lineup on Oct. 8

PRNewswire -- Howard University presents the first-ever MACRO X Howard Summit, a day-long series of screenings and panel discussions for students interested in careers within the entertainment industry, on Oct. 8 in Cramton Auditorium. Powered...
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