New Book Explores Black Christian Experience in White Churches

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Being pregnant is hard enough for any woman. Trying to write a book while you’re pregnant can feel positively unbearable. Austin Channing Brown tells the AFRO, “It was physically difficult....

Baltimore Teacher Hopes to Take Music Students on World Tour

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Singing Sensations has been invited to South Africa this summer. Offered a chance to perform during Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday celebration, the Baltimore choir group aims to tour in...

‘Watching Oprah’ Opens at the National Museum of African American History

By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO Oprah has a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and you just have to see it. Open to the public since June...

Hogan Honored at Langston Hughes Community Center

Governor Larry Hogan (2nd from left) is joined by (Left to right) Betsy Simon, Director Z-Hap; Karen Hammond, President & CEO KHD Performance Analysis Solutions; George E. Mitchell, Executive Director Langston Hughes Community, Business...
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Knights of Peter Claver-Council 62 Partner with Calverton School

The Knights of Peter Claver-Council, a Catholic social organization, partnered with Calverton Middle School to form a leadership institute. From right to left: Marie Brown, student, Martia Cooper, principal, William B. Robertson, Knights of...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone, how are you? Let all of us say it together! `Rain, rain, go away, please come back another day!’ Terrible situation! Yes, our summer is here and we have a lot of free...

D.C. Celebrates Pride Month

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO The District of Columbia is launching a number of events in honor of national Pride Month, which both celebrates and raises awareness about the LGBTQ community. D.C. Mayor Muriel...

Superhero Focused Library Opens in Ward 4

By Lenore T. Adkins,Special to the AFRO Can’t get enough of “Black Panther” and Marvel’s other exciting super heroes? Disney Publishing Worldwide and Little Free Library have joined forces to launch a Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War-themed...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

“Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that...

Buy Black for National Wine Day

By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Grab your casks, stemware and botas because today is National Wine Day. Throughout the country sommeliers, vineyards and wineries celebrate the sweet nectar on May 25. While D.C. isn’t...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello my friends, how are you? Well, I hope. I am doing great, thanks for asking. However, I have been going to so many funerals in the past few weeks and they’re still going....

Janet Jackson Shines at Billboard Music Awards

By The Associated Press The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer...

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