Baltimore Businessman to win Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Baltimore businessman Eddie C. Brown grew up studying the men in the white shirts and ties as opposed to those in the field and factories in his home town of Apopka, Fla. With his...

Taste of Tennis a Platform for Top Chefs

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO For Warren Brown, serving up his small bites at the inaugural Taste of Tennis charity event on July 30 at The Hamilton was a no brainer. Brown, a Petworth...

Baltimore Beat’s Short Run Ends

The short run of the Baltimore Beat, an alternative weekly newspaper, is over. “Ugh terrible stupid news. Our publisher has decided to stop publishing the Baltimore Beat. The paper is over,” Brandon Soderberg, the newspaper’s...

Baltimore’s Waller Gallery Focuses on Black and Brown Artists

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, Special to the AFRO Joy Davis, the woman behind the Waller Gallery (2420 North Calvert St., wallergallery.com) art museum which opened its doors this past April, says it was all her mother’s idea....

Morgan’s Fundraising Campaigns Nets $254M-Plus in Donations

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Morgan State University has successfully completed its Sesquicentennial Anniversary Campaign, officials said.  The fundraising effort, celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the university in 2017, raised more than $254 million...

Miami Dolphins Owner May Have Accidentally Helped Kaepernick Prove His Collusion Suit Against the...

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross may have shared some comments publicly that could end up helping Colin Kaepernick grievance suit that claimed the NFL’s owners colluded to keep him from being signed to a...

AME Church Partners with Black-Owned Banks to Promote Prosperity

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church launched a partnership with Black-owned banks across the country in order to promote business development, homeownership and overall prosperity within the African American...

AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS’ DIVERSITY IN CAREERS AND EDUCATION EXPO

 UNITING TALENT WITH OPPORTUNITY  AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS’ DIVERSITY IN CAREERS AND EDUCATION EXPO JUNE 24, 2014 – 10AM TO 3PM REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM OF MARYLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE 830 E. PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD 21202   The...

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...

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores in the hopes that it can stay in business. The question now is...

“It does happen. All the time. Just not to you and me.”

By Ron Harris and Matthew Horace The first time we met Howard Schulz, the founder and chairman of Starbucks, he was speaking to more than 200 of the nation’s highest ranking Black law enforcement officers...

Local Hair-Care Guru Hits Wegmans, Natural

Lanham, MD--- “Wow. This is really incredible,” a customer said, marveling at the difference in his two hands. The left was nothing out of the ordinary: a touch of roughness, slightly fading in color...

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