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Celebrating Women's History Month

    Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney

    When Marilyn Mosby scored what many believed was a major political upset and defeated Gregg Bernstein, the incumbent Baltimore City State’s Attorney, she became the youngest top prosecutor of a major U.S. city at...

    National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) President Dr. Johnetta Cole

    Art enthusiast, educator, former Bennett College and Spellman College President and current President of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) Dr. Johnetta Cole has been making women’s history for over three decades and...

    District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser

    Barrier breaking District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has multiple “firsts” under her belt and has definitely made women’s history in her own right. After being elected to the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in 2004, Bowser...

    Spiritual Activist Johnnie Colemon’s Legacy Thrives

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO The late Rev. Dr. Johnnie Colemon is widely regarded as the “first lady of New Thought Christianity” and paved the way for women of color to enter ministry and...

    First Black Woman CAO of Baltimore County

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Stacy L. Rodgers, was recently named County Administrative Officer (CAO) by County Executive Johnny Olszewski. She is the first Black woman and second female CAO for Baltimore County. Before...

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