AFRO Exclusive Commentary: Catherine Pugh Is My Friend

By Paul Coates, Special to AFRO In the matter of the U.S. Department of Justice vs. Catherine Pugh, I am not a disinterested party. I'm very interested, and for the last 9 months, I have watched...

Do I Still Have to Eat Like White People?

By Charmaine Jones This piece is a follow up to the Aug. 29, 2018 article, “Do I Have to Eat Like White People,” also by Charmaine Jones. Last year, on Aug. 29, 2018 I posed a...

Movin’ On Up?

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO It is wonderful to provide your children with good things. I have given my children two types of gifts: ones that were useful and enjoyable, and ones that were beyond...

Yes, Baltimore is Indeed On Fire

By Karsonya Whitehead I am almost certain that my Nana came and visited me in my dreams last night. She told me that I needed to imagine a world where justice exists and then fight...

Black Women Fight Diabetes

By Linda Goler Blount, MPH, President and CEO Black Women’s Health Imperative The cost of insulin is skyrocketing and people, especially Black women, are dying because they cannot afford or don’t have access to vital medication. There is...

The Black Experience Series: Disheveled Communities

By Joshua Turner “Tryna impress them people in power when power abusin' us” - Trauma, Meek Mill A person’s environment and communities play a large role in their development. The conditions we are subject to...

OP-ED: Black Americans Are Winning with President Trump

By The Honorable Dr. Benjamin Carson  Actions speak louder than words, and the Trump Administration has bellowed its vision for Black America. For years, politicians have demonstrated reform and the advancement of our communities. The...

OP-ED: How Heavy a Burden Does a Person of Color Alleging Discrimination Have to...

By Falen O. Cox, Esq., Founding Partner, Cox, Rodman, and Middleton The case, Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American Owned Media and Entertainment Studios Networks, is, on the surface, a case about procedural...

Parenting Points: Keep Your Child On Task

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO Who doesn’t get a little distracted every now and then? Our children are no exception to the rule.  As you may know by now, they are very easily distracted, but...

The Black Experience Series: Mis-Education

By Joshua Turner Education is often stated to be the key to success, however, this statement lacks validity. In reality, a high quality of education is the key to success. But within the status quo,...

A Different Conversation On Charter Schools

By Nadar Ali Why are people so resistant to “charter schools?” We’re at a pivotal moment, with growing doubts about the future of alternative, non-traditional or nonprofit public schools, widely known as “charter schools.”  In cities...

Parenting Points: Give Your Kids The Best You’ve Got

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO We tend to spruce up things a bit whenever we have guests, or company, over the house. We want our guests to experience all of the comfort of a tidy...

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