A new rule revives an older set of protections for rivers, marshes and waterways, setting aside changes in the Obama and Trump administrations that led to years of legal wrangling.
The measure was passed this month as part of an effort lawmakers say was intended to help meet European Union conditions for membership, but journalists say it goes far beyond what the bloc requires.
A Chinese military plane flew within 20 feet of a U.S. Air Force plane that was conducting routine operations over the South China Sea this month, officials said.
In the fight against climate change, national goals are facing local resistance. One county scheduled 19 nights of meetings to debate one wind farm.
The situation changed for the better in 2022.
By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Gov.-Elect Wes Moore has reached out to some incredibly talented individuals to become members of his front-line team. A couple of his top picks for leadership positions have strong ties to Baltimore City and have been a part of his inner circle for quite some time. Rhodes Scholar
By AFRO Staff 2022 was full of Black excellence, amazing feats and yes, some tragic moments. This year, Black women dominated the headlines as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Harvard named Claudine Gay as the first Black president in the institution’s 400
By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press A jury convicted Dayonta McClinton of robbing a CVS pharmacy but acquitted him of murder. A judge gave McClinton an extra 13 years in prison for the killing anyway. In courtrooms across America, defendants get additional prison time for crimes that juries found they didn’t commit. The Supreme Court
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com After serving the AFRO as editor for 10 years and managing editor for four years, Dorothy Boulware is stepping back from her role, leaving the reigns for Alexis Taylor, who currently serves as news editor. According to Boulware, Taylor’s attention to detail is
By Aubrey Bruce, For New Pittsburgh Courier The night before the game in which the “Immaculate Reception” occurred, the late Bill “Bubby” Nunn III, son of the Steelers super scout, Hall-of-Famer Bill Nunn Jr., gave the late John “Squirrel” Mosley (one of the original members of the Roy Ayers group “Ubiquity” and a former member