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    Howard Partners With Amazon For LA-Based Entertainment Program

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University has made a name for itself as one of the premiere developers of entertainers and broadcasters who have ascended to the peak of their industry.  Now the...

    Fall Concert Celebrates 100 Years of Scholarship

    By Special to AFRO More than two thousand music lovers from the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan Areas will fill Gilliam Concert Hall at Morgan State University’s Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center on Nov. 17...

    NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal Partners with HBCU’s Miles College for Campus Venture

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A new partnership between NBA great Shaquille O’Neal and Miles College will help bring a Papa John’s Pizzeria to every Historically Black College and University Campus in the...

    Morris Brown College Advances Toward Accreditation

    ATLANTA DAILY WORLD — Morris Brown students, alumni and faculty celebrated the news that the school has been approved as an institute of higher learning from the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commissions. The announcement...

    Baltimore Says Goodbye to Its Greatest Champion

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Thousands made the pilgrimage to New Psalmist Baptist Church in Northwest Baltimore to bid farewell to the man President Barack Obama described as, “the very honorable Elijah E. Cummings.” It was...

    ‘Our Elijah’

    A flag lies on the casket of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., during his funeral service at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md., on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Former Secretary...

    The Nation Says ‘Farewell’

    Mourners line up for a public viewing before the funeral service of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings at New Psalmist Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Baltimore. ***** ***** ***** Pallbearers lift the casket of Maryland...

    Baltimore: The First Farewell

    By Special to the AFRO The farewell activities for late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings began in his beloved city of Baltimore on Oct. 23. On the campus of Morgan State University, where he served as...

    Mourners Pay Tribute To Rep. Cummings 

    By Regina Garcia Cano and Julio Cortez, The Associated Press The final farewells to the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings began in Baltimore, where constituents, family members, elected officials and others remembered the Maryland congressman for...

    Baltimore’s ‘Goodbye’ to a Beloved Leader

    By Samantha Hawkins, Capital News Service Marking the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings last week, community leaders, elected officials and friends gathered together on the evening of Oct. 23 to honor the former congressman at Morgan...

    Elijah Eugene Cummings: A Friend Indeed

    Frances (Toni) Murphy Draper AFRO CEO and Publisher Baltimore is a unique city.  It’s a city of firsts. It’s a city of neighborhoods. It’s a city of distinct landmarks. It is a city of tremendous pride....

    `Transformational Leader’ Cummings Lies In State at U.S. Capitol

    By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO According to AFRO sources, Rep. Cummings’ funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore Oct. 25, will be attended by former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama,...

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