A Century of Service Amid a Sea of Red

On a bright, blazing Sunday morning with the lush green hills, thatched roofs and red clay roads snaking through the Royal Ezulwini Valley of region of Swaziland like a picture perfect postcard, a delegation...

William Donald Schaefer (1921-2011)

With the passage of William Donald Schaefer on April 18, an epoch of the last half of Maryland’s 20th century political world has come to a close. No other person during that time span...

AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Baltimore City and County, and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the first time Maryland has allowed early voting and the submission...

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Party Politics “Trumps” Racisim

“Ryan, the Speaker of the House Republican Congressman from Wisconsin, blasted Trump this week, saying Trump's criticism of a judge because of his ethnic background are "the textbook definition of racist comments." "I regret these...

Making Ends Meet on Minimum Wages

Is it any wonder that hundreds of fast food workers across the country this week are walking out and striking at their jobs demanding to form a union and to have their wages increased...

‘Program Duplication’ At Last- -Acknowledged

The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on Oct. 7, rendered its long awaited decision in the Historical Black College & University (HBCU) Equality Lawsuit. This is the lawsuit initiated by a...

The Robocall Scandal, and What Bob Ehrlich Owes Our Community

Former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich Jr. made a prudent decision in pledging not to run for public office again now that he has lost his bid for reelection. His thinly-veiled association with what has...

Proposition 4: The Maryland DREAM Act Equal Access

When voters in Maryland go to the polls, they’ll have the opportunity to decide by their vote on Proposition 4 as to whether or not children of illegal immigrants should be extended the privilege...

AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Prince George’s County and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the first time Maryland has allowed early voting and the submission...

When Truth Overshadows Polished Testimony

Author James Baldwin said: “It is not the black child’s language that is in question, it is not their language that is despised. It is their experience.” This telling quotation about the racial divide in...

The Reality Bad Dream Called Trump

The lies from President Donald Trump just keep coming. How can Americans trust anything that comes out of Trump’s mouth? How can world leaders assess Trump’s global view and thus what is the true view...

The Evil that is Boko Haram

There is nothing—no religion, no grievance, no way of thinking-- to justify what Boko Haram did over the weekend when they sent what appeared to be a 10-year-old girl wearing a bomb into a...

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