Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Seeks Husband’s Seat in Congress

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to...

D.C. Speaks: Honoring Those Who Served

By Edgar Brookins, Special to the AFRO November 11 is the day we set aside each year to honor those who have served proudly in the United States Armed Forces, and yet continue to serve in...

Dukes’ Plan To Retire as PGCC President

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Charlene Dukes, who has led the renaissance of Prince George’s Community College, announced she will retire at the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Dukes informed the members...

Mfume: `I Think the Record Will Show, I’m Proven…’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Kweisi Mfume, former President of the NAACP, once represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District prior to the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, the man he eulogized on Oct. 25.  In a wide-ranging interview...

Fall Concert Celebrates 100 Years of Scholarship

By Special to AFRO More than two thousand music lovers from the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan Areas will fill Gilliam Concert Hall at Morgan State University’s Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center on Nov. 17...



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