Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III stressed the high stakes of the Russia-Ukraine war for the United States and its allies during a keynote address at the Halifax International Security Forum.
The 11-hour journey signaled the start of regular service between the two cities for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine.
The bright meteor was the sixth object detected in space before striking Earth, the European Space Agency said.
By Khalid Rudo Smith, Word in Black For some time, we’ve all held our breath as a tech billionaire, who made questionable moral compass attempts in the past, has purchased Twitter — one of the most important free speech platforms on the planet. Many, particularly in the Black community, have seen far more hate speech
By Megan Kirk, Word in Black Social media has changed the landscape of the world and some believe it’s not for the greater good. While social media provides an outlet for the stressors of life, it is also a platform for overstimulation. Adults, teens, and children alike have witnessed the perils of social media and
By Y’Anad Burrell, BlackPressUSA Hack the Hood’s Board of Directors has named Terrence Riley as the new executive director. The organization’s mission is to provide youth and communities of color with tech skill-building programs and career navigation that are grounded in justice and support economic mobility. Riley joins Hack the Hood from Aim High, the
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) has named Harold A. Fowler as the new Chief of Airport Operations and Maintenance for Martin State Airport. In this leadership role, Mr. Fowler is responsible for the overall oversight and administration of Martin State Airport. He leads all airport functions, including operations, grounds and facilities maintenance, customer service
By Tiffany C. Ginyard, Special to the AFRO Finally…The governor of Maryland is Black; The State is still blue.Echoes of warm words woo voters long after the moment,While the AFRO asked a few good grassroots organizersWhat they advise residents of Baltimore to do? Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) Adam Jackson and Dayvon Love, suggest
By Tiffany C. Ginyard, Special to the AFRO Black voters gathered at RYMKS Bar and Grille on election night to network and socialize for a watch party on the evening of the 2022 gubernatorial election. The black-owned and operated establishment in Harbor East’s Little Italy hosted members from a range of organizations aimed at creating
By Ama Brown, Special to the AFRO The Hippodrome Theatre has hosted the national touring cast for the hit Broadway show TINA – The Tina Turner Musical all week. The show opened on Nov. 15 and will close on Nov. 20. Audiences were wowed by the costumes, lighting, music and powerful voices that rang throughout