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The 18th U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic...

By BlackPressUSA PULL QUOTE: NNPA NEWSWIRE — “I am honored to collaborate with the NNPA on behalf of the American Heart Association to share facts and insights to support the health news and resources shared directly with African American communities,”...

Pandemic Halts Vaccination for Nearly 80 Million Children

By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, according to a...

Census 2020: You Count, So Be in That Number

By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Every 10 years every person in the United States and its territories must be counted; that’s the law. The counting has been done since the year 1790 or 24 times up to...

Kid’s Books Help Explain Ahmaud Arbery Case

FATHERHOOD ADVOCATE PENS CHILDREN'S BOOKS THAT HELP PARENTS DISCUSS AHMAUD ARBERY CASE Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Kenneth Braswell, Atlanta-based CEO of Fathers Incorporated, has authored two children's books, Daddy, There's a Noise Outside and Daddy Can I Cry? to specifically...

Testing Without Doctor’s Order Now Available at All Baltimore County Testing Sites

Testing Without Doctor’s Order Now Available at All Baltimore County Testing Sites Residents should call COVID-19 hotline for testing reservation TOWSON, MD — Baltimore County will now offer COVID-19 tests at all of its testing sites without a doctor’s order. In...

The AFRO Endorses Dixon for Mayor

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By AFRO Staff The phrase, “most important election in a generation,” often feels like a cliché, or even overwrought coming out of the mouths of politicians and journalists when describing the political stakes of cities, states and countries. But, the description...

Mosby for City Council President

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By AFRO Staff The 2020 race for Baltimore City Council President offered some formidable candidates and fresh perspectives on the phalanx of challenges we face as a city. Councilman Leon Pinkett, who represents the 7th District, is a thoughtful measured leader...

Documentary Stamps Prince George’s Basketball Skills

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Although it is a Maryland suburb with one of some of America’s wealthiest Blacks per capita, Prince George’s County is somewhat overshadowed in national attention by the major city it borders- the nation’s capital. However,...

AFRO Subscriber Celebrates 100th Birthday

By The Stansbury Family  Marcus Goodsil Stansbury Sr, was born in Baltimore, Md. to Mary and Clayton Stansbury on May 14, 1920. His family moved to Havre de Grace, Md. when he was young. Marcus attended the Havre de Grace...

NNPA Exclusive: Iconic Entertainer and Entrepreneur, Ice Cube, Speaks to the Black Press of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Like very few others, Ice Cube is celebrated for his groundbreaking accomplishments in music, film, sports and entrepreneurship. The legendary South-Central Los Angeles-born megastar is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of his debut...

Join Mayor Young, Health Commissioner Dzirasa, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, and Police Commissioner Michael...

Join Mayor Jack Young for a Telephone Town Hall, THURSDAY May 21st at 6:30PM to discuss public safety the city’s continued response to the Coronavirus pandemic along with our Health Commissioner Dr. Dzirasa, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, and Police...

Morgan Alum, Former N.J. Mayor, Dies at 90

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During the decades Thomas H. Cooke Jr. spent as an elected leader in New Jersey, his city, East Orange, fell on hard times. As a two-term mayor, his focus on restoring the city’s tax base brought the New York...

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