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    Women of the AFRO Remember Morrison

    Sincere condolences to Toni Morrison's family, friends and readers all over the world.” Journene Bass Toni Morrison's light, her fire, was all-consuming. Unapologetically Black, before there was a t-shirt. She is the blueprint, mapping the...

    AFRO Launches ‘Love’ Book at Clean Block Anniversary

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO Former Clean Blockers and guests who gather, Aug. 13, at the Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore, Md., to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the country’s oldest environmental programs...

    We Remember: Toni Morrison Dies at 88

    By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Sula" and other works transformed American letters by...

    Crazy Like a Fox Tour Comes Home

    By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern Baltimore native Melony Hill has created a safe and intimate space for Black women to learn, heal, and thrive. Her brainchild, Crazy Like A Fox, an empowerment tour has been widely...

    Baltimore Educator Publishes Latest Children’s Book

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Baltimore native David Miller has advocated specifically on behalf of Black boys for more than 30 years, as he has built an international reputation as an outstanding educator. Recently, Miller, a...

    BOOK CORNER: Mother Writes Raw Memoir About Her Son’s Tragic Death

    By Marissa Wells, Contributing Writer, Wave Newspapers Pati Poblete’s world was shattered when her son, Robby, was killed by gun violence. In “A Better Place,” Poblete shares the captivating story of how Robby’s death changed her...

    EXCHANGE: Professor Talks new Book on Abraham Lincoln

    By TOM LOEWY The (Galesburg) Register-Mail GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Spend a few hours with Dr. Fred Hord and you'll learn we are defined by many forces. As the publication of "Knowing Him by Heart: African-American...

    ShopTalk: Art & Sociodrama

    By Joshua S. Lee, Special to the AFRO After the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent civil unrest in Baltimore, resulting in rioting, arsons and vandalism in many parts of the city in the Spring...

    Chicago Author Celebrates Jamaican Culture in New Children’s Book

    By AFRO Staff – As a passionate storyteller, Ayesha V. Dwyer takes readers on a delightful journey of a little girl who shares her Jamaican descent through fun and adventure in her new children’s book,...

    First Black Teen Author Ever to Write 3 Books Being Used By School Districts...

    By BlackNews.com Hillside, NJ — 15-year old Essynce Moore is the only African American teen author that has written three books that are mandatory readings for several school district curriculums including Hillside, NJ School District;...

    The Thing I Love About Baltimore’

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO I love the landmarks. I love the white marble steps, although I didn’t always. I love the chicken boxes. I pass on the half and half but...

    ‘Stories for Styles’ Inspires Community

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] While spring break is normally the time kids are running far away from books, Operation Pathways brought programming to children that offered an opportunity to make reading just as...
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