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Op-ed: It’s time to deliver Randallstown, Woodlawn, Pikesville, Owings Mills and all of Baltimore County from illegal commercial truck parking
By Ryan Coleman, Special to the AFRO The Randallstown NAACP receives about three weekly complaints for illegally parked commercial trucks. It’s obvious that a legislative response is necessary to address this issue. The Randallstown NAACP 2022 survey found 98 percent of truck drivers regularly experience problems finding safe parking. According to the survey, there is
GLO30 offers an innovative skin care treatment program that is progressively managed by artificial intelligence. (Photos courtesy of Robyn Dixon) By Dareise A. Jones, Special to the AFRO GLO30 is a facial and non-invasive skincare brand that offers proprietary treatments, including the monthly FreshGLO facial, and the NanoGLO micro infusion facial. The company prides itself
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Two prominent African Americans have found themselves in the middle of the unfolding legal drama surrounding former President Donald Trump. Harrison Floyd and Trevian Kutti are publicists who have turned suspects and stand among Trump’s 18 alleged co-conspirators in his attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
By Alexis Taylor, AFRO Managing Editor The Office of the Maryland Attorney General (AG) has advised the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) to rethink their decision to allow Towson University (TU) to operate a doctoral business program. MHEC officials admitted earlier this year that TU’s program had elements that were “similar” to the offering at
By AFRO Staff In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and the March on Washington, the Caucus of African American Leaders (CAAL) and partners hosted a reenactment in Annapolis, Md., on Aug. 26. The Morgan State Marching Band led the march, which began
By Aniya Greene, Special to the AFRO Washington, D.C. is set to transform into a sea of white on September 9 as the highly anticipated Le Dîner en Blanc descends upon the nation’s capital once again. This event, known for its alluring and secretive nature, promises an unforgettable evening of elegance and togetherness. It will
By DaQuan LawrenceAFRO International WriterDLawrence@afro.com Black Futures Lab (BFL) and Black leaders recently commemorated a significant milestone, the 2023 Black Census Project, an undertaking and monumental effort that collected survey responses from Black Americans across all 50 states regarding their views on public policy. On Aug. 23, Angela Rye masterfully moderated a discussion that included
Vice President Kamala Harris announces new federal supports for Black entrepreneurs and small businesses
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO Contributing Editor Vice President Kamala Harris is leading the charge to support underserved Black business across America. From the Sycamore and Oak small business retail incubator in Southwest D.C., Harris recently announced the Capital Readiness Program, a new $125 million federal initiative designed to help underserved entrepreneurs launch and scale small
By Chrisleen Herard, Special to the AFRO Social reformer, abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass is most known for his speech entitled, “What to a slave is the Fourth of July?” His powerful words left a mark that extended past the meeting hall’s walls and throughout history, making the July 4, 2023 re-opening of the