State officials, NAACP say placing proposed FBI headquarters in P.G. County could significantly impact lives of Black residents

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Efforts to bring a large-scale opportunity for equity and economic advancement to Prince George’s County have begun again under the new administration of Maryland Gov. Wes Moore. “Gov. Moore has made this his number one federal issue,” Matthew Verghese, the governor’s senior advisor and director of federal relations


Councilwoman Brooke Pinto addresses District’s outdated air conditioning codes as weather is impacted by climate change

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Councilwoman Brooke Pinto, Ward 2, called for the D.C. Construction Codes Coordinating Board (CCCB) to reconsider the time frame on which building owners must turn on communal air conditioning for residents in the District. Pinto argues that the current time frame does not address the temperature irregularities of


D.C. council members fight food insecurity in schools as pandemic measures for K-12 students expire

By Hadiya Presswood, Special to the AFRO D.C. Council members introduced a bill to provide “free universal school breakfast, lunch and after-school snacks to students in public, charter and participating private schools in the District of Columbia” earlier this year. The Universal Free School Meals Amendment Act of 2023, or B25-0035, proposes that public charter

Turkey faces runoff election as Erdogan survives first test – Reuters

Turkey faces runoff election as Erdogan survives first test  Reuters Millions of Turks are headed to the polls in what is set to be Turkey’s most consequential election.  CNBC International Live updates: Turkey’s crucial election heading to runoff  CNN Why all eyes are on the Turkey elections  Hindustan Times Erdogan and Kilicdaroglu cast votes in Turkey  Reuters View Full Coverage

Zelenskyy praises Germany’s €2.7bn military aid pledge to Ukraine – Financial Times

Zelenskyy praises Germany’s €2.7bn military aid pledge to Ukraine  Financial Times Zelenskyy visits Germany as Ukraine prepares counteroffensive  NBC News Zelenskyy receives Charlemagne Prize for promoting European unity | DW News  DW News Europe Crowns Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Its New Charlemagne  Bloomberg ‘Germany is now one of Ukraine’s largest military backers’  FRANCE 24 English View Full Coverage on Google News

Hollywood’s Stars Celebrate Mother’s Day – TMZ

Hollywood’s Stars Celebrate Mother’s Day  TMZ Mother’s Day 2023: Bollywood Celebs Shower Love On Moms With Heartfelt Posts | Oneindia News  Oneindia News Mother’s Day Tribute: Celebrating the beautiful K-pop idols who are now mothers  allkpop Celebrity Mother’s Day Posts 2023  Vulture Jamie Lee Curtis, Brooke Shields and More Celebrate Mother’s Day  TODAY View Full Coverage on Google News