By AFRO Staff Music mogul Clarence Avant also known as “The Black Godfather” passed at 92 years old. The star maker who worked with the likes of Bill Withers, Michael Jackson and Muhammad Ali inspired thousands across the span of his lifetime. “Clarence leaves behind a loving family and a sea of friends and associates
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com The Riggs Crossing Senior Residences will aid older adults in confronting the District’s high cost of living. The Riggs Crossing Senior Residences, located in Ward 4, will contain 93 affordable housing units for seniors and is set to be completed in 2025. “Older adults are often on fixed
By Ryan Coleman, President Randallstown Branch NAACP, Special to the AFRO Regionalism is the idea that cities and counties should work with their neighbors as a unit that thrives from collective strengths. The reasons for thinking about regionalism are strong and compelling. The motivation for regionalism comes from both problems and opportunities. Many of the
By AFRO Staff Black people across America are still reveling in the smackdown that took place on a Montgomery, Ala. dock on Aug. 5. What began as a co-captain trying to make room on the dock for a commercial boat quickly escalated into a physical assault. Authorities said warrants had been issued– with more possibly
Photo: milkos via 123RF The average American under 50 has between $12,871 and $27,838 in non-mortgage debt. Whether or not you’re already paying a substantial portion of your income to debt, the stress and anxiety that comes with financial struggles is real and pervasive. With rising costs and stagnant wages, many people find that taking on new
The disaster occurred in Kachin State, where wildcat jade miners toil in dangerous conditions and landslides are common during the monsoon season.
Facing a growing mental health crisis among soldiers, Ukraine’s therapists and doctors use a variety of treatments, but the need far outstrips the available care.
Behind the thousands of troops fighting the counteroffensive are engineers and technicians who perform an essential, and often dangerous, job.
Xuxa was once Brazil’s biggest TV star. Now many are wondering whether a thin, blond, white woman was the right idol for such a diverse country.
Reports from news agencies said at least 25 people were killed and 66 injured. The fire in the Dagestan region caused multiple explosions, one report said.