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...
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Knights of Peter Claver-Council 62 Partner with Calverton School

The Knights of Peter Claver-Council, a Catholic social organization, partnered with Calverton Middle School to form a leadership institute. From right to left: Marie Brown, student, Martia Cooper, principal, William B. Robertson, Knights of...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone, how are you? Let all of us say it together! `Rain, rain, go away, please come back another day!’ Terrible situation! Yes, our summer is here and we have a lot of free...

D.C. Celebrates Pride Month

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO The District of Columbia is launching a number of events in honor of national Pride Month, which both celebrates and raises awareness about the LGBTQ community. D.C. Mayor Muriel...

Superhero Focused Library Opens in Ward 4

By Lenore T. Adkins,Special to the AFRO Can’t get enough of “Black Panther” and Marvel’s other exciting super heroes? Disney Publishing Worldwide and Little Free Library have joined forces to launch a Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War-themed...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

“Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that...

Buy Black for National Wine Day

By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Grab your casks, stemware and botas because today is National Wine Day. Throughout the country sommeliers, vineyards and wineries celebrate the sweet nectar on May 25. While D.C. isn’t...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello my friends, how are you? Well, I hope. I am doing great, thanks for asking. However, I have been going to so many funerals in the past few weeks and they’re still going....

Janet Jackson Shines at Billboard Music Awards

By The Associated Press The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer...

911 Call: Guard Felt ‘Threatened’ before Rapper T.I.’s Arrest

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., The Associated Press A security guard said he felt threatened during an argument with the rapper T.I. that led to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist's arrest outside his gated community near Atlanta. In a...

Oprah to Idris Elba: Celebrities Spice Up Royal Wedding

By LEANNE ITALIE, The Associated Press Winfrey seemed a tad confused about her seating assignment. Serena Williams documented her journey to St. George's Chapel on Instagram. Idris Elba smiled broadly as he escorted his fiancee, model...

In Cannes, Spike Lee lambasts Trump Over White Supremacists

By The Associated Press In a passionate, expletive-ridden monologue at the Cannes Film Festival, director Spike Lee lambasted Donald Trump for the U.S. president's response to last year's violent White supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lee...

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