AFRO Exclusive Commentary: Catherine Pugh Is My Friend

By Paul Coates, Special to AFRO In the matter of the U.S. Department of Justice vs. Catherine Pugh, I am not a disinterested party. I'm very interested, and for the last 9 months, I have watched...

Washington: ’I Lead With Integrity’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor Sen. Mary Washington, who recently declared her candidacy for Mayor of Baltimore, concedes she took a slightly circuitous route to finally settle in the city she now wants to lead. “I...

Navasha Daya’s `Soul’ is Right on Time

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected]ro.com A few years ago I dubbed my friend Navasha Daya “Supernova.” The international songstress with the supernatural voice had just released the House Music track “Supernova Spinning,” produced by the legendary...

’…We’ve Got a Lot to Fix

By Stephen Janis Special to the AFRO Just before Andrew Stewart emerged from Mitchell Courthouse after serving 36 years for a murder he didn’t commit; his mother Mary Stewart who was waiting for him to emerge...

The Weight of Poverty

By Antonio Moore Special to the AFRO You would think that it would be easy to get a decent meal in Baltimore, since the city has always been a “foodie” destination. All the best restaurants that...

Black Men Taking Back the Night

For a several weeks various groups and individuals have organized “Peace Walks” bringing together hundreds of Black men from across the city to march through some of Baltimore’s most distressed communities. Individual brothers and...

RAMBLING ROSE

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, Happy holidays to you and your family. We have so much to be grateful for no matter what! As usual,...

Morgan Continues to ‘take Manhattan’ as the HBCU Trained Carter Legacy Singers Opens the...

For Immediate Release  Media Contact: Chrissy Thornton Cell: 443-633-4811 Email: [email protected]  Morgan continues to ‘take Manhattan’ as the HBCU trained Carter Legacy Singers opens the Holiday show at Carnegie Hall! November 29, 2019: On the heels...

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Announces Retirement

By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam is retiring. The Baltimore County Democrat made the announcement Sunday in a letter to Senate leadership. The 80-year-old lawmaker is citing health issues. She...

Students Rally in Maryland’s Capital to Resolve Longstanding HBCU Lawsuit

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Students and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black colleges rallied near the state Capitol building in a call for a resolution to a 13-year-old federal lawsuit over...

Rep. Cummings’ Daughters Back Aide in Race Against His Wife

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Elijah Cummings’ daughters are supporting one of his longtime aides in the race for his seat, which is being sought by the late congressman’s widow. News outlets report 37-year-old...

THE RUN DOWN – HAPPY THANKSGIVING

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL   Host Micha Green gives you whats TRENDING in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper.

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