By Ashleigh Fields, AFRO Assistant Editor, email@example.com Women’s Equality Day occurs every year on Aug. 26 to commemorate the adoption of the 19th amendment which prevents federal and local governments from discriminating against voters based on their gender. In Prince George’s County, Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD-5) carved out time to intentionally recognize women in politics
Jonathon Heyward set to debut as first Black music director of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 23
By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Jonathon Heyward will make history as the first Black and youngest person to ever lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra next month. Heyward will step into the role of BSO music director on Sep. 23 at the 2023 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala. To celebrate Heyward’s five-year tenure and the
By the National Speaker Association Delatorro McNeal II, a single dad of two daughters, has been a professional speaker for 20 years, and has now made history as one of the only African Americans to be inducted into the National Speaker Association (NSA) Hall of Fame. Delatorro was inducted live at the 50th Anniversary of
By Chrisleen Herard Special to the AFRO Just hours Naima Liggon was to begin her first day of school at Thomas Stone High School, she was fatally stabbed to death by another 16-year-old girl outside of a McDonald’s restaurant. On Aug. 27, around 2:00 a.m., authorities responded to a call from the Howard University Hospital
The televised announcement came hours after the Central African nation’s president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, was re-elected for a third term.
The tropical cyclone was passing near Taiwan on Wednesday and edging closer to Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
The governor of Pskov, Russia, shared videos on his Telegram account showing smoke rising from the city’s airport and rounds being fired into the sky.
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After a tumultuous year, the French president is meeting with his opponents in hopes of building bridges. But few seem interested in working with him.
Hurricane Idalia expected to slam Florida as Category 4 storm with catastrophic impacts, landfall hours away – Fox Weather
Hurricane Idalia expected to slam Florida as Category 4 storm with catastrophic impacts, landfall hours away Fox Weather LIVE COVERAGE – TRACKING HURRICANE IDALIA ABC Action NewsLIVE: Tracking Hurricane Idalia’s path on radar | CBS News CBS NewsDeSantis preps for Idalia The HillEvacuees hunker down at Florida hotel as Idalia approaches WTXL – Tallahassee, FL