Reports of violence in Nigeria election for new governors

By Chinedu Asadu, The Associated Press Millions of Nigerians voted March 18 to elect state governors but faced intimidation and violence in some cities amid heightened tensions following a disputed presidential election in Africa’s most populous nation last month. New governors were being chosen for 28 of Nigeria’s 36 states as the political opposition continues


Diana L. Gibson dies at 82 years old

By Sean Yoes, Special to the AFRO Diana L. Gibson passed away on March 15, 2023 of a heart attack at her home. She was 82 years old.  Diana Rita Lewis was born to Theodore and Mamie Lewis in Baltimore on September 4, 1940. She was their only child. Diana attended St. Pius Elementary School


Leaders of BUILD implore lawmakers to address vacant buildings in Baltimore City with legislation

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD) gathered, earlier this month, to support SB 769, a bill that permits Baltimore City to acquire more vacant properties through in rem foreclosure. “We are here today to support the expansion of in rem foreclosure which will help Baltimore City acquire more