The Scottish actor Alan Cumming said that he returned his Order of the British Empire, or O.B.E., in protest of the role of the monarchy and empire. He’s not the first celebrity to do so.
Russia, which has many time zones, is seeking to integrate the regions after illegally annexing them in September.
He expanded access to education and health care in Indigenous villages and provided aid to the poor in a country scarred by deep inequalities and decades of civil war.
The move made Meduza the latest journalistic outlet to fall victim to the Kremlin’s efforts to suppress criticism.
An exceptionally cold January has brought the region misery and snarled travel. Experts blame the same arctic system that hit the United States last month.
Xylophones are a type of percussion instrument that have been around for centuries. They are made up of wooden bars that are struck with mallets to produce musical notes. They are a popular instrument among musicians of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals. Whether you’re a musician looking to add a new instrument to
Karaoke machines have become increasingly popular in recent years as a way to bring the fun of singing to the comfort of one’s own home. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, there’s a karaoke machine out there to suit your needs. With so many options available, it can be difficult to know which
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org After nearly a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Groundwork Kitchen is gearing up to reopen its doors in Southwest Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood. During the break, the restaurant gained two new members to its team, executive chef Jonathan Hicks, “The Uneek Chef,” and general manager Melanie Molinaro.
By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO, and Alexis Taylor, Managing Editor “I take care of my own affairs,” proclaims Ruth F. McIlwaine. As she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday, the former Wings Over Jordan Choir (WOJC) member has a voice that is still rich, powerful, and buoyant. The future centenarian makes it known
Baltimore County Public School superintendent declines to renew contract, Randallstown NAACP calls for national search to find replacement
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com Baltimore County Public Schools’ (BCPS) superintendent Darryl Williams announced on Jan. 23 that he would not renew his contract with the school district. Williams has oversaw the system’s educational program since May 2019. The Randallstown National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is asking the Baltimore