Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of players.  Director of Football...

Leaders Speak on Barry Farms Development After Landmark Decision

By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO  Plans for the redevelopment of the Barry Farms neighborhood may be rerouted following the recent news of the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) decision, Oct. 3, to support the...

Peggy Cooper Cafritz: In My Shoes

By Nyame-kye Kondo, Special to the AFRO The late Peggy Cooper Cafritz was an artistic visionary, creator and influencer of dynamic proportions. Co-founder of the celebrated Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., Cafritz,...

Bringing Solar to D.C.

By Cheyanne Gordon, Special to the AFRO Residents of Minnesota Gardens Cooperative in Southeast, Washington, D.C., just received brand new roofs that were replaced at no cost. They also now have solar panels that will help...

20 Years Later ‘Rent’ Resonates With D.C. Audiences

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor  This reporter must start by saying, “Rent,” is my favorite musical.  I had to remind myself before entering the National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., that I could not...

THE RUN DOWN – Popeye’s Customer Killed Amid Chicken Sandwich Frenzy

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks Popeyes customer stabbed amid chicken sandwich frenzy, and whats TRENDING in the AFRO AMERICAN NEWS PAPER.

The AFRO November 30th Cummings Edition – Dr. Frances Toni Draper

AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Ceo & Publisher Dr. Frances Toni Draper asks for your support and participation for the NOV 30th Cummings Edition of THE AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

PRESS ROOM: National Museum of African American Music Assembles All-Star Band of Creative Agencies...

Written by the NNPA NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 2019) — When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) officially opens its doors in the summer of 2020, it will be a first-of-its-kind cultural institution that...

Honoring the District’s Creative Community

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, mgreen[email protected] On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Union Market’s Dock 5, in Northeast, turned into a watering hole for Washington, D.C.’s artistic, creative, entrepreneurial and political communities to come together, celebrate and...

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...

Nationals Championship Celebration Brings Love To an Ailing City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For a few hours in the shadow of the Canadian Embassy and the United States Capitol, the Washington Nationals World Series championship celebration personified what makes America great. Fans...

Community Leaders Push to Make Go-Go the Official Music of D.C.

By Briana Thomas, Special to the AFRO The D.C. Council held a hearing on Oct. 30 to designate Go-Go as the official music genre of the District.  The public hearing brought together nearly 50 musicians, D.C. residents,...
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