Over 50 years of Haitian migration to South Florida

By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald via The Associated Press They arrived over 50 years ago, fleeing dictatorship and death. Along the treacherous, three-week ocean journey, the seafaring Haitian asylum seekers traded their shoes for food and water in Cuba, and were briefly jailed in the Bahamas before being asked their final destination. “Miami,” they all


Editorial submission by Congresswoman Alma Adams

By Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Being the first is a solemn responsibility. I would know as the first Black woman elected to the Greensboro City School Board, and as the first Black woman to represent Charlotte and the Piedmont in Congress. When you’re the first woman, first African American


Morgan State researchers chosen for prestigious science and technology fellowships

By AFRO Staff Morgan State University is aptly represented among the 300 science and technology professionals selected to join the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 50th class of fellows. Craig Scott, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Morgan, Archana Sharma, Ph.D., associate professor in Morgan’s graduate Landscape