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Lincoln Financial Group’s Allison Green Named One of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate...

By The Associated Press RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 28, 2019--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Allison Green, senior vice president, chief diversity officer and head of employee engagement, was included in Black Enterprise magazine’s list of Most Powerful Women...

Trailblazing Author Talks Race, Politics and Getting the Story Right

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer After 60 years of asking the tough questions, Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post, sat down at the Barnes & Noble on Howard University’s campus to answer questions...

Bridging Barriers Between Black Women, Men

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Historically black women have been the backbone of their communities.  Black women like Maya Angelo, Phyllis Wheatley, Angela Davis and Misty Copeland inspired us with their creativity and artistic talents.  Harriette Tubman, Rosa Parks,...

Dr. Anna McPhatter, Interim Provost & Vice President

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Dr. Anna McPhatter is not only an experienced social worker and researcher, she is a life-long educator.  Currently serving as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Morgan State...

Vaile Leonard, Founder & Executive Director, Light of Truth Center

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO The Rev. Vaile Leonard is the founder of Light of Truth Center (LTC), a non-profit organization that embraces a new innovative, three-phase process of recovery, transition, and restoration for recovering women. With five...

Gwendolyn Woody, Health & Business Coach

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Gwen Woody is a Baltimore native and Texas-based entrepreneur who is paving the way for the community to learn about diabetes. Woody has established three businesses in the Baltimore area designed to help...

Cordelia Cranshaw, Miss D.C., U.S.A.

By Micha Green, AFRO D.C. Editor The road to beauty queen was not always easy for Miss District of Columbia 2019, Cordelia Cranshaw. With 18 siblings, a mother in prison and father with alcoholism, the 26-year-old beauty queen spent much of...

Tiffany D. Cross, Co-Founder & Managing Editor

By Micha Green, AFRO D.C. Editor As Co-Founder and Managing Editor of The Beat DC, a national platform that covers politics, business, media and people of color, Tiffany D. Cross is a major contribution to news in the District of...

Jo Ann Jenkins, President and CEO of AARP

By Tia Trammell, Special to the AFRO Jo Ann Jenkins, president and CEO of AARP, is a seasoned leader and innovator in business. To date she is in the business of empowering people to choose how they live as they...

BWR Releases Sixth Annual Report About Black Women

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) Intergenerational Public Policy Network released their sixth annual BWR Report, “Black Women in the U.S. & Key States, 2019: Centering Black Women & Girls Leadership & Public Policy Agenda...

An Open Love Letter to Black Women

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] My ascended mother Leslie is the star of the three most seminal moments of my life; the day I was born, the day I accepted Christ as my Lord and Savior (she brought me to...

NNPA Honors Black Lives Matter Founder with Newsmaker of the Year Award

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Alicia Garza said she’s “super excited” about being named the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2019 Newsmaker of the Year, an award she’s scheduled to receive on Thursday, March 21, in Washington, D.C.,...

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