An Olympic medalist, he was popular when he took the throne in 1964. But his efforts to intervene in Greek politics led to a coup and his ouster.
The Biden administration’s border policy relies on Mexico for crucial help.
Prices are up, and some parts of the country have seen bare shelves where eggs normally are. One reason is a change in how chickens are being raised.
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer email@example.com In 2016, Laura Murphy, former director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Washington Legislative Office, pioneered a new kind of audit: the civil rights audit. Today, more Corporate America giants, like Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon, are engaging in the process. Rather than examine a company’s finances, a
AFRO Agent of Change: how entrepreneur Matthew Reeds is improving health literacy in the Black community
By Jannette J. Witmyer, Special to the AFRO During his senior year as an undergraduate at Morgan State University, Matthew Reeds began laying the groundwork for a nonprofit organization. It was 2017, and his mission was to address what he described as “insufficient government and healthcare services in Baltimore.” Reeds had seen his sister and
By LMA Staff Word In Black, a groundbreaking collaboration of the nation’s leading Black publishers and a program of Local Media Foundation, has received $1 million from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to establish a climate justice desk and fund several other journalist positions for the next two years. This funding will enable Word In
By Rev. Dr. C. Anthony Hunt, Special to the AFRO This year marks the 94th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth in Atlanta. A son of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dr. King’s life and legacy can be seen in his signature contribution to the human project — a reminder that whoever we are
By Carla K. Johnson and Laura Ungar, The Associated Press Coronavirus-related hospital admissions are climbing again in the United States, with older adults a growing share of U.S. deaths and less than half of nursing home residents up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations. These alarming signs portend a difficult winter for seniors, which worries 81-year-old
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By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott wants help from the Maryland General Assembly in addressing the city’s public safety, environment and quality of life. On Jan. 5, he unveiled his legislative and budget priorities for 2023. Scott announced he is seeking $20.25 million in state aid for Police Protection